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Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 29

Jameer Nelson opts out

Via Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: Hearing that Jameer Nelson has informed Magic he is opting out [of the final year in his contract and become an unrestricted free agent].

Jun 29

Magic select Kyle O’Quinn in second round of 2012 NBA Draft

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic selected forward-center Kyle O’Quinn in the second round (49th overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft. O’Quinn (6’10”, 240, 3/26/90) appeared in 129 career games at Norfolk State University, averaging 12.5 ppg., 8.5 rpg. and 2.2 bpg. in 27.3 mpg. and shot .553 (610-1,104) from …

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Jun 28

Magic select Andrew Nicholson in first round of 2012 NBA Draft

Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic selected forward Andrew Nicholson in the first round (19th overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft. Nicholson (6’9”, 250, 12/8/89) appeared in 123 career games at St. Bonaventure University, averaging 17.1 ppg., 7.2 rpg. and 1.98 bpg. in 29.9 mpg. and shot .575 …

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Jun 28

Earl Clark opts out

Via Alex Kennedy of HOOPSWORLD: Earl Clark has opted out of the final year of his contract with the Orlando Magic, sources confirm. He’ll be an unrestricted free agent.

Jun 28

Magic extend qualifying offer to Ryan Anderson

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have extended a qualifying offer to forward Ryan Anderson, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. By extending a qualifying offer to Anderson prior to the June 30 deadline, Orlando owns …

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Jun 25

Scott Perry named Magic assistant general manager

Via Chris Broussard of ESPN.com: New Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan made his first hire Monday, bringing Scott Perry to Orlando from the Detroit Pistons, according to league sources. Perry, who will be the Magic’s assistant general manager, had worked with the Pistons for the past four years under Joe Dumars as the club’s …

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Jun 20

Rob Hennigan named Magic general manager

Photo taken by Fernando Medina. Via Orlando Magic press release: Rob Hennigan, who spent the past eight years with two of the NBA’s most successful franchises, has been named General Manager, Orlando Magic Chief Executive Officer Alex Martins announced today. “It is with great enthusiasm and optimism that we announce Rob Hennigan as our new …

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