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Monthly Archive: February 2013

Feb 19

Tuesday’s Magic Word

J.J. Redick isn’t worried about the possibility of him being traded. Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports: “Sharp-shooting J.J. Redick, who is making $6 million in the final year of his contract, is a hot commodity as the trade deadline approaches.” The Orlando Magic are looking for at least a first round pick for Redick. …

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Feb 15

RareInk launches NBA photo-art collection to highlight the 2013 NBA All-Star Game

Photo by RareInk Via NBA press release: RareInk, an official NBA art licensee, announced the unveiling of a 200-piece collection of cutting-edge, photo-based artwork featuring past and present NBA players released in conjunction with the 2013 NBA All-Star Game. Available exclusively on RareInk.com, the NBA photo-art collection features iconic photographs that have been graphically enhanced …

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Feb 15

The sky’s the limit in Orlando

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Probably the best part about being a fan of a team is living with the belief that it could be “the year” for your guys. I work in an office with 90 SEC graduates. During the fall, I hear a ton of rabble rousing and cocksure predictions about who the …

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Feb 14

Thursday’s Magic Word

The Orlando Magic got “punked” by the Atlanta Hawks in last night’s game. Video of Stuff, the Magic’s mascot, doing the Harlem Shake. Evan Dunlap of Orlando Pinstriped Post: “If anyone on the 15-37 Magic is a master of any craft, it’s Vučević with his rebounding. At age 22, he’s the league’s fourth-leading rebounder, hauling …

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Feb 14

The Magic’s two rising stars

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Over the weekend, the NBA announced that Magic rookie forward Andrew Nicholson would replace injured Pistons center Andre Drummond in the Rising Stars Challenge, joining Nikola Vucevic as the other player representing the Magic at All-Star Weekend in Houston. While this event is, needless to say, entirely meaningless, …

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Feb 14

Recap: Atlanta Hawks 108, Orlando Magic 76

AP Photo/John Raoux BOX SCORE For the Orlando Magic, the Atlanta Hawks have been the bane of their existence for quite some time now. Heading into tonight’s game, the Hawks had won their last eight meetings with the Magic in the regular season. Not to mention Atlanta beating Orlando in the first round of the …

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Feb 13

Preview: Atlanta Hawks at Orlando Magic

Essentials Teams: Atlanta Hawks at Orlando Magic Date: February 13, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Television: Fox Sports Florida Arena: Amway Center Records Hawks: 28-22 Magic: 15-36 Probable starters Hawks: Jeff Teague Devin Harris Anthony Tolliver Josh Smith Al Horford Magic: Jameer Nelson Arron Afflalo Maurice Harkless Andrew Nicholson Nikola Vucevic Advanced stats Hawks: Pace: 91.6 …

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Feb 13

Hedo Turkoglu suspended 20 games for violating NBA’s Anti-Drug Program

Photo by Gary Bassing/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Hedo Turkoglu of the Orlando Magic has been suspended without pay for 20 games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program by testing positive for methenolone, it was announced today by the NBA. Turkoglu’s suspension will begin tonight when the Magic …

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Feb 13

Wednesday’s Mini-Magic Word

John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com previews tonight’s game between the Orlando Magic and Atlanta Hawks: “The Hawks have beaten the Magic eight straight times, including twice this season. The Magic lost 81-72 in Atlanta on Dec. 19 and 86-80 in Orlando on Dec. 12. They haven’t beaten Atlanta in a regular-season game since Nov. 8, 2010.” …

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Feb 11

Recap: Orlando Magic 110, Portland Trail Blazers 104

BOX SCORE Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Finally. The Magic didn’t just pull out a win, finally snapping a season-high 12-game losing streak. More than that, they won a game in convincing fashion. They led for the majority of the game, more or less, once J.J. Redick checked into the game in the …

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