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Monthly Archive: March 2011

Mar 04

The left side is the Orlando Magic’s good side

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Via Peter D. Newmann of ESPN Stats and Information: The Orlando Magic have their sweet spots from the three-point line on the left side of the court. Orlando shoots a higher percentage from those areas and has more attempts from those areas. The Magic have to hit their three-pointers to win …

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Mar 04

Preview: Chicago Bulls at Orlando Magic

7:00 EST | ESPN 41-18 @ 40-22 Pythagorean Record: 42-17 Pythagorean Record: 44-18 Pace: 91.1 (20th) Pace: 92.2 (16th) Offensive Rating: 106.7 (16th) Offensive Rating: 108.4 (11th) Defensive Rating: 100.2 (1st) Defensive Rating: 101.9 (3rd) Amway Center | Season series is tied 1-1

Mar 04

Second Look: Orlando Magic 99, Miami Heat 96

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “When the final buzzer sounded, Jason Richardson clasped both sides of his head. Jameer Nelson pumped his right fist and turned toward Dwight Howard. The two co-captains exchanged high-fives. Coach Stan Van Gundy raised both arms into the air. None of them will forget what their team accomplished Thursday night. Trailing by 24 …

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Mar 04

Recap: Orlando Magic 99, Miami Heat 96

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images BOX SCORE It’s been said that no one should underestimate the heart of a champion. Or in this case, no one should underestimate the heart of an underdog, as the Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Miami Heat by the score of 99-96 after being down by as many …

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Mar 03

Preview: Orlando Magic at Miami Heat

8:00 EST | TNT 39-22 @ 43-17 Pythagorean Record: 43-18 Pythagorean Record: 45-15 Pace: 92.3 (16th) Pace: 91.8 (18th) Offensive Rating: 108.3 (11th) Offensive Rating: 110.9 (5th) Defensive Rating: 101.8 (3rd) Defensive Rating: 102.6 (4th) AmericanAirlines Arena | Heat lead season series 2-1

Mar 03

Thursday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “The Miami Heat don’t intend to give Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard easy baskets when the two teams play tonight at AmericanAirlines Arena. So what else is new? Howard has averaged 20.0 points on 56.1 percent shooting in three games against the Heat this year. At first glance, those …

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Mar 03

Dwight Howard makes a wish come true for one young fan

Via the Orlando Magic: If happiness can truly heal, Janet Woody is convinced that her 10-year-old son, J-Lon Woody, is well on the road to recovery after meeting his hero, Dwight Howard, Sunday night (February 27) at the Amway Center. Janet looked on with tears welling in her eyes as J-Lon and the Orlando Magic’s …

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Mar 03

The franchise tag and what it would mean for the NBA

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images As people around the NBA try to assess the future of the labor situation, the idea of a franchise tag keeps rearing its head. David Stern floated the idea back in October, and every so often, the notion has come up again in the public eye. Most recently, ESPN’s Rick …

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Mar 03

Sneak Preview: Orlando Magic at Miami Heat

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “Dwight’s practically invisible. His numbers have grown to ridiculous sizes lately, but you hear little chatter about his MVP candidacy. If it’s not LeBron James leading the conversation, it’s Derrick Rose. Or vice-versa. As a voter, I say [Dwight] Howard has joined them in the stretch run. He’s on the red …

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Mar 02

Orlando’s Dwight Howard named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month

Photo by Fernando Medina Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Month presented by Kia Motors for games played during February. It marks the sixth time of his career and the second time this season that Howard has earned the league’s top monthly honor (November …

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