March, 2011 | Magic Basketball - Part 5

Monthly Archive: March 2011

Mar 18

Preview: Denver Nuggets at Orlando Magic

7:00 EDT | Sun Sports 41-27 @ 43-26 Pythagorean Record: 43-25 Pythagorean Record: 47-22 Pace: 95.5 (3rd) Pace: 92.0 (16th) Offensive Rating: 112.6 (1st) Offensive Rating: 108.0 (13th) Defensive Rating: 108.2 (17th) Defensive Rating: 102.1 (3rd) Amway Center | Nuggets lead season series 1-0

Mar 18

Orlando Magic guard J.J. Redick, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and SIFMA Foundation celebrate youth financial literacy with the Slam Dunk for Financial Education Program

Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic guard J.J. Redick, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and the SIFMA Foundation will recognize the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida winners of the Slam Dunk for Financial Education program tonight during the Orlando Magic versus Denver Nuggets game. The youth will be treated to game tickets, a …

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Mar 18

What do The Strokes and Jameer Nelson have in common?

Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images A few weeks ago I read a headline that all but sent me running through my neighborhood chanting, “they’re back!” The Strokes were releasing a new single, the first music from them since 2005. I first heard about them in 2002 while I was at prom and a buddy popped …

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Mar 17

Thursday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins the Orlando Sentinel: “The Orlando Magic waited several weeks for Hedo Turkoglu to regain an attacking mentality on offense. He found it on the Magic’s recently completed five-game road trip. Turkoglu averaged 16.2 points on 51.8 percent shooting — a significant improvement for a player who had been reluctant to look for his …

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Mar 17

Dwight Howard to host fourth annual youth basketball camp

Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard announces details for his fourth annual youth basketball camp. The Dwight Howard Basketball Camp presented by Fifth Third Bank is scheduled for August 1st – 3rd, at University of Central Florida Arena. Dwight will be on site the entire camp to direct activities and provide instruction. …

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Mar 16

Recap: Orlando Magic 93, Milwaukee Bucks 89 (OT)

BOX SCORE Concluding their five-game road trip that started on the West Coast and finished in the Midwest, the Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Milwaukee Bucks by the score of 93-89 in overtime. The game could have ended in regulation, as the Magic were up by three points with 6.1 seconds left. Typically, …

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Mar 16

Preview: Orlando Magic at Milwaukee Bucks

8:00 EDT | Sun Sports 42-26 @ 26-40 Pythagorean Record: 47-21 Pythagorean Record: 29-37 Pace: 92.1 (16th) Pace: 90.0 (25th) Offensive Rating: 108.1 (11th) Offensive Rating: 100.8 (30th) Defensive Rating: 102.2 (3rd) Defensive Rating: 102.3 (4th) Bradley Center | Season series tied 1-1

Mar 16

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “[Dwight] Howard was in a good mood, joining Jameer Nelson in heckling Brandon Bass about his pants size even after Monday night’s loss in L.A., which seemingly should have hurt a little more. Howard summoned rookie Daniel Orton to carry his jacket, headphones and tote bag to the bus …

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Mar 16

The importance of the three-point shot

Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images Remember back in 2009 when the Magic knocked off the seemingly unbeatable Cavs in the Conference Finals by shooting 41 percent from deep for the entire series? Sometimes I wonder if this year’s squad is the same type of team as that NBA Finals team. That is, I …

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Mar 16

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