News | Magic Basketball - Part 12

Category Archive: News

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 …

Continue reading »

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.” …

Continue reading »

Feb 05

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Kendrick Lamar and Arron Afflalo speak to Elena Bergeron of ESPN the Magazine about “Black Boy Fly,” a track on Lamar’s album (Good Kid, M.A.A.D City) which talks about Afflalo back in high school in Compton, California. E’Twaun Moore with a highlight-reel play in last night’s game between the Orlando Magic and Philadelphia 76ers. Josh …

Continue reading »

Feb 04

Monday’s Magic Word

The Orlando Magic are going to be without Jameer Nelson, J.J. Redick, Arron Afflalo, and DeQuan Jones for tonight’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers. John Schuhmann of NBA.com: “The Magic have lost nine straight and are now 1-12 without Glen Davis, who is out for the season after breaking his foot on Wednesday. Jameer Nelson …

Continue reading »

Feb 01

Friday’s Magic Word

The Orlando Magic are on pace to break an NBA record for free-throw futility. Evan Dunlap of Orlando Pinstriped Post has more: “The Magic’s 78.7-percent mark on foul shots ranked fifth in the 2012/13 season through Wednesday’s games, but accuracy isn’t the problem for Orlando. Not anymore, anyway. No, the real problem is that the …

Continue reading »

Jan 31

Thursday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Glen Davis will undergo surgery on Friday to repair a fractured fifth metatarsal in his left foot, and Orlando Magic officials expect him to miss eight to 12 weeks, leaving his return by the end of the season in serious doubt.” Jameer Nelson is a master of the trick …

Continue reading »

Jan 29

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports: “The Magic have dropped six straight and have only won twice in January. There isn’t much hope for optimism ahead with upcoming road games against New York, Boston, Milwaukee and Philadelphia.” Kyle O’Quinn threw a pass directly at Andray Blatche’s face in last night’s game between the Orlando Magic …

Continue reading »

Jan 25

Friday’s Magic Word

Matt Dollinger of Sports Illustrated suggests the Orlando Magic should unload some of the burden in the second half of the season: “The Magic have been much better than expected this season, but are still unlikely to sneak into the playoffs. This year could be even more successful if new general manager Rob Hennigan can …

Continue reading »

Jan 23

Wednesday’s Magic Word

“Big Baby wants a PB&J sandwich.” Evan Dunlap of Orlando Pinstriped Post: “No, the Rising Stars Challenge isn’t glamorous, and the level of defensive intensity makes the All-Star Game itself look like an old Detroit Pistons/Boston Celtics slobberknocker. However, it’s still an honor for a player to earn a spot on either of the rosters …

Continue reading »

Jan 22

Tuesday’s Mini-Magic Word

Tom Haberstroh of ESPN Insider revisits the Dwight Howard blockbuster trade and provides an updated view on the Orlando Magic’s haul: “Largely overlooked in the trade, Vucevic, 22, has been a revelation at center for the Magic, and is averaging 11.7 points and 11.1 rebounds this season. Here’s the list of active players who have …

Continue reading »

Page 12 of 63« First...1011121314...203040...Last »