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Monthly Archive: October 2010

Oct 05

Magic Basketball Featured in Pro Basketball Prospectus 2010-11

Fernando Medina/NBA/Orlandomagic.com Last shameless plug of the day. For a second year in a row, I was tabbed by Kevin Pelton of Basketball Prospectus to provide brief analysis on the Orlando Magic (alongside Ben Q. Rock of Orlando Pinstriped Post) for the latest edition of Pro Basketball Prospectus series. Here’s what I wrote: In the …

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Oct 05

Interview With Neil Paine of Basketball-Reference

Kristy Cannon/Orlandomagic.com The statistical revolution in the NBA continues to evolve, but one person that’s been at the forefront of the new wave of numbers and deserves more limelight is Neil Paine of Basketball-Reference. Paine is one of the brightest minds in the APBRmetrics community, with some of his most notable contributions including the introduction …

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Oct 04

Monday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Have the Orlando Magic improved? Did Dwight Howard diversify his offensive game over the summer? Will free-agent signees Quentin Richardson and Chris Duhon make a positive impact? We’ll begin to find out at 8:30 Tuesday night. The Magic will open their preseason schedule against the Houston Rockets in Hidalgo, Texas, a city just a few outlet …

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Oct 04

Amway Center Community Open House Draws Approximately 45,000 Residents

Gary Bassing/Orlando Magic Via the Orlando Magic: Approximately 45,000 Central Floridians attend the Amway Center community open house on Saturday, October 2, 2010.  The event was free and open to the public and gave Orlando residents a first-hand look at the multiple fan amenities and state-of-the-art technology at the new Amway Center. Central Floridians peruse …

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Oct 04

Watch Out for Mickael Pietrus This Season

Via John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com: When Mickael Pietrus got word this summer that Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy was flying to Paris to chat with him, the good-natured, but sometimes quirky Magic swingman got somewhat worried. After all, it was Pietrus who vowed that he would be “sleeping with one eye open,” this summer …

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Oct 04

Orlando Magic Launch ElOrlandoMagic.com

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic have announced the launch of ElOrlandoMagic.com, the new and improved Spanish website which serves as the official source for the Hispanic community to obtain original content and coverage of the Magic, including in-depth game coverage, breaking news, features, video clips, photo galleries, podcasts and more. In an effort …

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Oct 04

2010-2011 NBA Blog Previews: Central Division

Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images Enjoy. Bucks: Brew Hoop | NBAMate | SBNation Recap Bulls: Blog-A-Bull | SBNation Recap Cavs: Fear The Sword | WaitingForNextYear Pacers: Indy Cornrows Pistons: DetroitBadBoys | Detroit Basketball | Need4Sheed.com | SB Nation Detroit Recaps: All Previews

Oct 01

The Wait is Over; the Amway Center is Open for Business

Photo by Fernando Medina Via the Orlando Magic: For years, the city of Orlando has generally been branded as the place where Mickey Mouse roams, Shamu performs and kids play. Although that certainly has not changed, there is a new item on the docket for everyone to enjoy and admire. Amway Center, which officially opened …

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Oct 01

Friday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “While the celebration of the new place was going on up the street, the old place was eerily quiet. It was sunny and green and clean outside, but dark and desolate and dusty inside. And nearly abandoned. Except for a skeletal crew of workers, there was no sign of …

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Oct 01

Orlando Magic Exercise Fourth-Year Option on Ryan Anderson

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic have exercised their fourth-year team option on forward Ryan Anderson, President of Basketball Operations/General Manager Otis Smith announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. Anderson is now under contract through the 2011-12 season. Anderson (#33, 6’10”, 240, 5/6/88) played in 63 games last …

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