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Monthly Archive: February 2012

Feb 27

Magic Basketball TV: Favorite basketball movie growing up (Part 2 of 2)

Feb 27

Magic Basketball TV: Favorite basketball movie growing up (Part 1 of 2)

ORLANDO, Fla. — Growing up, some of my favorite basketball movies were “White Men Can’t Jump,” “He Got Game,” “Blue Chips,” and “Hoosiers.” I have other favorites but those are the ones that come off the top of my head right away. So I was curious. What about NBA players? What was their favorite basketball …

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Feb 27

All-Star Aftermath

All-Star Weekend in Orlando is over but that doesn’t mean the coverage is over. For the next two days, Magic Basketball TV will make its return, showcasing interviews featuring almost every Eastern and Western Conference All-Star, a few Rising Stars participants, and other NBA players. Most of the topics on MBN TV are lighthearted in …

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Feb 24

Magic Basketball Weekly: Welcome to the first annual Orlando Magic Starzz Competition

All-Star weekend is upon us and Magic fans can take this weekend to celebrate the several players being recognized as examples of a franchise peaking, to honor Orlando’s several All-Stars, and reflect on how well-run this franchise is. Alternatively, we could drink heavily, and ignore the media inquiries that will start to gnaw at what …

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Feb 24

Welcome to All-Star Weekend in Orlando

AP Photo/Lynne Sladky There is no All-Star game more exciting than the NBA All-Star Game. As Bill Simmons expunges in his book, The Book of Basketball, to be at an NBA game is as close to the action as you can get in any sport without being behind a glass panel for protection. You can …

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Feb 24

No clear end in sight for the Magic

Jim O’Connor/US Presswire I’ve been flying a lot lately, and I don’t mind saying that I’m not the world’s greatest flyer. I’m not, you know, a total basket case about it — I think I’m able to sit in my seat and maintain what most people would say is a normal, masculine demeanor — but …

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Feb 23

Recap: Atlanta Hawks 83, Orlando Magic 78

Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images The main storyline is that the Atlanta Hawks, for the ninth time in 13 tries dating back to last season, beat the Orlando Magic, despite not having Al Horford, Joe Johnson, and Jason Collins. And the main reason that the Magic keep losing to the Hawks is because …

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Feb 23

Preview: Orlando Magic at Atlanta Hawks

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Atlanta Hawks Date: Feb. 23, 2012 Time: 7:30 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Philips Arena Records Magic: 22-12 Hawks: 19-14 Probable starters Magic: Chris Duhon Jason Richardson Hedo Turkoglu Ryan Anderson Dwight Howard Hawks: Jeff Teague Kirk Hinrich Marvin Williams Josh Smith Zaza Pachulia Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 89.2 …

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Feb 22

Recap: Orlando Magic 108, New Jersey Nets 91

AP Photo/Bill Kostroun When Glen Davis is getting easy buckets in the paint, you have to step back and second-guess how good your team is and start to question how bad your opponent is. At least, that was the story in the first half. For the first 24 minutes, the Nets looked bored and ready …

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Feb 22

Preview: Orlando Magic at New Jersey Nets

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at New Jersey Nets Date: Feb. 22, 2012 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Prudential Center Records Magic: 21-12 Nets: 10-24 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson J.J. Redick Hedo Turkoglu Ryan Anderson Dwight Howard Nets: Deron Williams MarShon Brooks DeShawn Stevenson Brook Lopez Shelden Williams Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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