Eddy Rivera | Magic Basketball - Part 203

Eddy Rivera

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Date registered: March 15, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Harris, Oladipo chosen to USA Men’s Select Team — July 22, 2014
  2. Magic to sign free agent Luke Ridnour — July 16, 2014
  3. Magic acquire two second round picks — July 14, 2014
  4. Magic sign free agent Channing Frye — July 14, 2014
  5. Video: A Payton-to-Oladipo alley-oop sighting — July 11, 2014

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  1. StubHub Ticket Giveaway: Enter for a chance to watch the Orlando Magic and Oklahoma City Thunder at Amway Center on February 25 — 109 comments
  2. StubHub Ticket Giveaway Round 2: Enter for a chance to watch the Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Lakers at Amway Center on February 13 — 92 comments
  3. StubHub Ticket Giveaway: Enter for a chance to watch the Orlando Magic and New Jersey Nets at Amway Center on March 25 — 88 comments
  4. StubHub Ticket Giveaway: Enter for a chance to watch the Orlando Magic and Houston Rockets at Amway Center on January 7 — 81 comments
  5. StubHub Ticket Giveaway Round 1: Enter for a chance to watch the Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Lakers at Amway Center on February 13 — 81 comments

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May 19

Dwight Howard Improves Offensively in Game 2

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Via ESPN Stats and Information: Dwight Howard clearly upped his play in game two. He dominated his two primary defenders (Kendrick Perkins and Rasheed Wallace) while racking up fouls by the bucket load. PTS FG TO Fouls Drawn Wallace 12 4-5 0 3 Perkins 11 4-4 2 3 Davis …

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May 19

Second Look: Boston Celtics 95, Orlando Magic 92

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “It’s up to the Orlando Magic now to bring back another game of basketball — not to mention their NBA championship dream — to Amway Arena. The Magic will leave the place for new digs next season, and it looked as if the Boston Celtics are swinging the wrecking ball …

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May 19

Recap: Boston Celtics 95, Orlando Magic 92

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images BOX SCORE “Don’t ever underestimate the heart of a champion.” Former head coach Rudy Tomjanovich said those memorable words after the Houston Rockets swept the Orlando Magic in the 1995 NBA Finals, and that statement could — in theory — best describe the Boston Celtics as they defeated the Magic …

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May 18

Preview: Boston Celtics at Orlando Magic, Game 2

8:30 EDT | ESPN 50-32 @ 59-23 Pythagorean Record: 52-30 Pythagorean Record: 61-21 Pace: 91.6 (22nd) Pace: 92.0 (18th) Offensive Rating: 107.7 (15th) Offensive Rating: 111.4 (4th) Defensive Rating: 103.8 (5th) Defensive Rating: 103.3 (3rd) Amway Arena | Celtics lead series 1-0

May 18

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “The Boston Celtics expect a tougher challenge from the Orlando Magic when the teams play Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals tonight at Amway Arena. Rivers said the Celtics need to do a better job of preventing open shots and stopping the Magic’s dribble penetration and offensive rebounds.” Brian Schmitz of …

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May 18

It’s a Make or Miss League

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Via ESPN Stats and Information: One reason for Orlando’s struggles in Game 1 was its inability to hit jump shots in their half-court offense, which was a strength of the [Orlando] Magic over the course of the regular season and the first couple rounds of the playoffs. They even …

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May 18

Sneak Preview: Boston Celtics at Orlando Magic, Game 2

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “[Orlando] Magic coach Stan Van Gundy decided before the series that he would use [Vince] Carter to defend Paul Pierce and [Matt] Barnes to defend Allen — the opposite of how the Magic began games against the Celtics during the regular season. Pierce scored 22 points, and Van Gundy said Monday that …

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May 17

Florida Hospital and Community Leaders Rally to Support the Orlando Magic

Via the Orlando Magic: In support of the Magic’s quest for an NBA Championship, Florida Hospital, the official hospital of the Orlando Magic, held a pep rally on Monday, May 17, during which Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County Mayor Richard T. Crotty issued a proclamation encouraging everyone in Orlando and Orange County to wear …

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May 17

Monday’s Magic Word

Tania Ganguli of the Orlando Sentinel: “Matt Barnes ran before and after practice today, trying to recover the some of the conditioning he lost after back spasms kept him from running for nearly week. He did a workout on an exercise bike after last night’s game, too, attempting the same result. [...] Barnes went through a …

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May 17

Orlando’s Rally Falls Short

As seen on ESPN’s Daily Dime. The Orlando Magic relinquished home-court advantage with a loss to the Boston Celtics by the score of 92-88 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, but not before rallying back in the game after being down by as much as 20 points in the second half. After Ray …

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