April, 2011 | Magic Basketball - Part 10

Monthly Archive: April 2011

Apr 05

The Orlando Magic supports NBA Green Week 2011

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic announces their participation in the National Basketball Association (NBA) Green Week 2011, which tipped-off April 3 and will run through April 10. The Orlando Magic Green Week 2011 is presented by OUC—The Reliable One, Waste Management and O,R&L. To kick off Green Week 2011, the Orlando Magic will …

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Apr 04

Monday’s Magic Word

George Diaz of the Orlando Sentinel: “Rich DeVos, 85, recently fell in his Grand Rapids, Mi. home. Despite breaking bones in his wrist and ankle, he is determined to get back on his feet so he can travel to Orlando and see his team start its playoff run later this month. Pat Williams, a few …

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Apr 04

2011 Orlando Magic single game playoff tickets on sale tomorrow

Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images Via the Orlando Magic: Single game tickets for the first round of the 2011 Orlando Magic playoffs will go on sale to the general public Tuesday, April 5 at 10 a.m. Orlando’s playoff schedule will be announced following the conclusion of the regular season. Tickets are available for …

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Apr 04

Dwight Howard is a frustrated perfectionist

Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images Dwight Howard is in relentless pursuit of perfection. No matter how tired he is, no matter what the gravity of the game, he comes out to dominate. The guy does all the little things, but quite frankly, the rest of the Orlando Magic do very little to reward him. When …

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Apr 02

Recap: Orlando Magic 89, Charlotte Bobcats 77

BOX SCORE The Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Charlotte Bobcats by the score of 89-77 to snap their two-game losing streak. This was, admittedly, a boring game to watch and it seemed the fans at the Amway Center agreed because there was absolutely no life in the building. Given that the Magic played …

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Apr 01

Friday’s Magic Word

Zach McCann of the Orlando Sentinel: “The Orlando Magic received some good news and bad news today at shootaround. The bad news is that Gilbert Arenas likely won’t play tonight because he’s sick. He woke up with the chills and a fever, and he felt so bad he couldn’t even drive himself to the doctor. …

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Apr 01

Preview: Charlotte Bobcats at Orlando Magic

7:00 EDT | Fox Sports Florida 32-42 @ 47-28 Pythagorean Record: 27-47 Pythagorean Record: 51-24 Pace: 89.8 (24th) Pace: 91.8 (17th) Offensive Rating: 103.0 (26th) Offensive Rating: 107.8 (14th) Defensive Rating: 107.3 (16th) Defensive Rating: 102.1 (3rd) Amway Center | Magic lead season series 2-0

Apr 01

Noting Dwight Howard’s MVP and Defensive Player of the Year candidacy

Via the Orlando Magic: As of Mar. 31, Dwight Howard, the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week an NBA-high six times this season, ranks in the NBA’s top 10 in scoring, rebounding, blocked shots and FG percentage. If he finishes the season the same way, he would become just the 10th player in NBA …

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Apr 01

A dependent Dwight Howard

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images Let’s imagine you are a casual NBA fan. Instead of watching every minute of each game, you flip through the channels, and mix in some action with American Idol. As the fourth quarter winds down, you check a few scores to find watchable games. On Wednesday, the …

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