Eddy Rivera | Magic Basketball - Part 211

Eddy Rivera

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Date registered: March 15, 2010

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  1. Preview: Miami Heat at Orlando Magic — November 22, 2014
  2. Grades: Orlando Magic 105, Charlotte Hornets 100 — November 22, 2014
  3. Preview: Orlando Magic at Charlotte Hornets — November 21, 2014
  4. Grades: Los Angeles Clippers 114, Orlando Magic 90 — November 19, 2014
  5. Preview: Los Angeles Clippers at Orlando Magic — November 19, 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
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  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 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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May 17

A Closer Examination of Dwight Howard’s Struggles on Offense in Game 1

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via ESPN Stats and Information: During the first two rounds of the playoffs, Dwight Howard was a dominate force in the post. Howard entered Sunday leading the playoffs in field goal percentage on post-ups at 71.1 percent (27-38) (minimum 10 plays), scoring 78 points on 78 post-up plays. …

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May 17

Second Look: Boston Celtics 92, Orlando Magic 88

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “The worst thing that was required from the last playoff perfect team on Sunday was that they were forced to play perfect. The Orlando Magic were so far behind that a late comeback needed to be error-free, every shot had to fall and every stop defended. Even the beer vendor …

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May 16

Recap: Boston Celtics 92, Orlando Magic 88

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images BOX SCORE The Boston Celtics were able to defeat the Orlando Magic by the score of 92-88 in Game 1 of the 2010 NBA Eastern Conference Finals and as a result of the victory, gain home-court advantage in the series. The loss was the Magic’s first since April 2nd, …

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May 16

Preview: Boston Celtics at Orlando Magic, Game 1

3:30 EDT | ABC 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 | Magic won season series 3-1

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