March, 2012 | Magic Basketball

Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 30

Preview: Dallas Mavericks at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Dallas Mavericks at Orlando Magic Date: Mar. 30, 2012 Time: 8:00 p.m. Television: ESPN Arena: Amway Center Records Mavericks: 29-23 Magic: 32-19 Probable starters Mavericks: Jason Kidd Vince Carter Shawn Marion Dirk Nowitzki Brendan Haywood Magic: Jameer Nelson Jason Richardson Hedo Turkoglu Ryan Anderson Dwight Howard Advanced stats Mavericks: Pace: 91.6 (14th of …

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Mar 30

Magic Basketball Weekly: Putting David Stern and Roger Goodell under a microscope

Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images Do y’all remember that fun and simple time a few months back when David Stern vetoed — or didn’t veto or whatever — the Chris Paul trade? Remember how hysterical everyone was about what a black eye it was for the league, coming right after the lockout like that? I …

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Mar 28

Recap: New York Knicks 108, Orlando Magic 86

Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images BOX SCORE When it comes to examining the Orlando Magic’s flaws under a microscope, most of the focus usually centers around the roster lacking a consistent and dynamic shot creator on the perimeter. Other roster issues including the following: the bench is bad outside of J.J. Redick, three starters (Jameer …

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Mar 28

Preview: Orlando Magic at New York Knicks

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at New York Knicks Date: Mar. 28, 2012 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: ESPN Arena: Madison Square Garden Records Magic: 32-18 Knicks: 25-25 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Jason Richardson Hedo Turkoglu Ryan Anderson Dwight Howard Knicks: Baron Davis Iman Shumpert Landry Fields Carmelo Anthony Tyson Chandler Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 89.4 …

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Mar 28

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “The NBA has fined Orlando Magic big man Glen Davis $35,000 for an obscene gesture Davis made during Monday’s victory over the Toronto Raptors in Toronto, league officials announced Wednesday. Davis appeared to flip off a fan after Davis had been hit on the top of the head by …

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Mar 27

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “With the Magic leading the Toronto Raptors 117-98 in the closing seconds of a game Monday night, a seemingly insignificant basket by Toronto’s Ed Davis prompted the crowd inside Air Canada Centre to erupt in cheers. The moment flummoxed Stan Van Gundy and some Magic players until they were …

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Mar 26

Recap: Orlando Magic 117, Toronto Raptors 101

AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young BOX SCORE The book on Ryan Anderson is simple. He shoots three-pointers. Mind you, that’s not to sell Anderson short as a player. He’s an excellent offensive rebounder. He rarely turns the ball over. But at the end of the day, his greatest strength is his three-point shooting. Which …

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Mar 26

Preview: Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors Date: Mar. 26, 2012 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Sun Sports Arena: Air Canada Centre Records Magic: 31-18 Raptors: 16-33 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson Jason Richardson Hedo Turkoglu Ryan Anderson Dwight Howard Raptors: Jose Calderon Gary Forbes James Johnson Andrea Bargnani Aaron Gray Advanced stats Magic: Pace: 89.4 …

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Mar 24

Recap: Orlando Magic 93, Cleveland Cavaliers 80

AP Photo/Mike Carlson BOX SCORE With the playoffs fast approaching, this is the part of the regular season where things get a little boring. With the Orlando Magic in firm position of the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference, there’s not much to play for. The Magic trail the Miami Heat by 5.5 games …

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Mar 23

Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic Date: Mar. 23, 2012 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Suns: 17-27 Magic: 30-18 Probable starters Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving Alonzo Gee Anthony Parker Antawn Jamison Tristan Thompson Magic: Jameer Nelson Jason Richardson Hedo Turkoglu Ryan Anderson Dwight Howard Advanced stats Cavaliers: Pace: 92.0 …

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