October, 2012 | Magic Basketball

Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 27

Magic exercise third-year option on Nikola Vucevic

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have exercised their third-year team option on the contract of center Nikola Vucevic, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. Vucevic is now under contract through the 2013-14 season. Vucevic (7’0”, …

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Oct 27

Magic waive Justin Harper, Chris Johnson, and Quentin Richardson

Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have waived forward Justin Harper, forward Chris Johnson and guard-forward Quentin Richardson, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Orlando’s roster now stands at 15 players. Harper (6’9”, 225, 8/30/89) played in six preseason games, averaging 3.7 ppg. and 2.5 rpg. in 13.8 mpg. He was originally acquired …

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Oct 23

Magic waive Christian Eyenga and Armon Johnson

Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have waived guard-forward Christian Eyenga and guard Armon Johnson, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Eyenga (6’5”, 210, 6/22/89) did not play in any of Orlando’s six preseason outings. He was acquired by the Magic from the L.A. Lakers as part of a four-team, 12-player deal on …

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Oct 21

Recap: Orlando Magic 104, San Antonio Spurs 100

AP Photo/John Raoux BOX SCORE Perhaps the biggest takeaway from Sunday night is how legitimate Andrew Nicholson looked. The kid has all the tools. His footwork is sound, his court vision is above-average, and he is as deliberate as he is patient. The guy flat out executes and he’s not scared. As is the case …

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Oct 21

Preview: San Antonio Spurs at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: San Antonio Spurs at Orlando Magic Date: October 21, 2012 Time: 6:00 p.m. Television: NBA TV Arena: Amway Center Records Spurs: 50-16 Magic: 37-29 Probable starters Spurs: Tony Parker Danny Green Kawhi Leonard Tim Duncan Boris Diaw Magic: Jameer Nelson J.J. Redick DeQuan Jones Glen Davis Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Spurs: Pace: 92.9 …

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Oct 09

Magic sign Chris Johnson

Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have signed free agent forward Chris Johnson, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. Johnson (6’6”, 201, 4/29/90) played in 138 career games during four years at the University of Dayton, averaging 10.6 ppg., 6.1 rpg. and 1.1 …

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Oct 08

Recap: New Orleans Hornets 85, Orlando Magic 80 (Mexico City)

AP Photo/Christian Palma BOX SCORE If you’re a Magic fan and you didn’t watch the game, it’s easy to look at the final score, see that the Orlando Magic lost, and shrug your shoulders in a display of indifference. With Stan Van Gundy sipping Diet Pepsi somewhere without an NBA head coaching gig, Dwight Howard …

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Oct 07

Preview: Orlando Magic at New Orleans Hornets (Mexico City)

Essentials Teams: Orlando Magic at New Orleans Hornets Date: October 7, 2012 Time: 2:30 p.m. Television: NBA TV Arena: Mexico City Arena Records Magic: 37-29 Hornets: 21-45 Probable starters Magic: Jameer Nelson J.J. Redick Hedo Turkoglu Glen Davis Gustavo Ayon Hornets: Greivis Vasquez Anthony Rivers Al-Farouq Aminu Anthony Davis Robin Lopez Advanced stats Magic: Pace: …

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