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Magic to honor Bo Outlaw on January 24


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Via Orlando Magic press release:

In continuation of the Orlando Magic’s 25th anniversary season-long celebration the team will honor former Magic forward and current community ambassador Bo Outlaw at the Magic’s January 24 matchup vs. the Los Angeles Lakers, tip-off set for 7 p.m. The night will feature a center court presentation at the end of the first quarter. Outlaw will join FOX Sports Florida’s broadcasts including Magic Live pregame show with hosts Paul Kennedy and Nick Anderson and join broadcasters David Steele and Jeff Turner for a portion of the game broadcast. He will also be featured on Magic Drive Time radio show with host Dante Marchitelli on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 5:30 p.m. on 740 The Game. In addition, the first 2,500 fans will receive a collectible 8×10 photo featuring Outlaw and Ronnie Price. Outlaw will be available to the media at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24 in the Amway Center interview room.

“Legends Nights” is an on-going program which will honor former players throughout the Magic’s Silver Season. Past honorees include Tracy McGrady, Nick Anderson, Pat Williams, Jimmy Hewitt, Dennis Scott, Pat Garrity and Horace Grant. In addition to the Magic’s “Legends Nights,” the 2013-14 season will feature the Silver Ticket Sweepstakes and Scratch Off Promotion, special appearances, game entertainment and other events throughout the season.

A 14-year NBA veteran, Outlaw played in 914 career NBA regular season games with the L.A. Clippers, Orlando, Memphis and Phoenix. He spent six-plus seasons (360 games-222 starts) with the Magic from 1997-2001 and 2005-07. He ranks on the Magic’s all-time career lists in blocked shots (third, 536), rebounds (fifth, 2,160), steals (seventh, 401) and games played (ninth, 360). While with the Magic, he averaged 6.3 ppg., 6.0 rpg., 2.2 apg., 1.1 spg. and 1.5 bpg. in 26.8 mpg. Outlaw was also recognized for his outstanding work in the Central Florida community winning the Rich and Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award three times (1998-99, 2005-06, 2006-07). He is one of only two players in team history to accomplish that feat.