Press Releases | Magic Basketball - Part 12

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Mar 21

Dwight Howard named winner of 2010-11 Rich & Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award for fifth time

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard was named the 2010-2011 winner of the Rich & Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award (CEA) Saturday night at the 21st Annual OMYF Black Tie & Tennies Gala Presented by FAIRWINDS Credit Union held at the Amway Center. This marks the fifth time and fourth consecutive year …

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Mar 18

Orlando Magic guard J.J. Redick, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and SIFMA Foundation celebrate youth financial literacy with the Slam Dunk for Financial Education Program

Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic guard J.J. Redick, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and the SIFMA Foundation will recognize the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida winners of the Slam Dunk for Financial Education program tonight during the Orlando Magic versus Denver Nuggets game. The youth will be treated to game tickets, a …

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Mar 17

Dwight Howard to host fourth annual youth basketball camp

Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard announces details for his fourth annual youth basketball camp. The Dwight Howard Basketball Camp presented by Fifth Third Bank is scheduled for August 1st – 3rd, at University of Central Florida Arena. Dwight will be on site the entire camp to direct activities and provide instruction. …

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Mar 14

Orlando Magic and Amway Center named finalist in Sports Business Journal’s 2011 Best in Sports Awards

Photo by Fernando Medina Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic has been named a finalist in the Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal and Sports Business Daily’s annual Sports Business Awards in the categories of “Sports Team of the Year” and “Sports Facility of the Year.” It is the first time in the history …

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Mar 10

The Orlando Magic unveils ninth reading and learning center

Photo by Gary Bassing Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando City Commissioner Patty Sheehan has always believed in providing countless opportunities for underprivileged youth in her district, recently the Orlando Magic helped turn her beliefs into a reality. On Wednesday, March 2 the Magic unveiled a new state-of-the-art Reading and Learning Center for youth at the …

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Mar 03

Dwight Howard makes a wish come true for one young fan

Via the Orlando Magic: If happiness can truly heal, Janet Woody is convinced that her 10-year-old son, J-Lon Woody, is well on the road to recovery after meeting his hero, Dwight Howard, Sunday night (February 27) at the Amway Center. Janet looked on with tears welling in her eyes as J-Lon and the Orlando Magic’s …

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Mar 02

Orlando’s Dwight Howard named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month

Photo by Fernando Medina Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Month presented by Kia Motors for games played during February. It marks the sixth time of his career and the second time this season that Howard has earned the league’s top monthly honor (November …

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Mar 01

Dwight4MVP.com relaunches

Via the Orlando Magic: In support of center Dwight Howard and his tremendous play during the 2010-11 season, the Orlando Magic have re-launched www.Dwight4MVP.com. Highlights of the website include: Quick facts why Howard is deserving of the league’s MVP Award. Howard’s statistical breakdown during the 2010-11 season. Highlight videos and action photos of Howard in …

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Mar 01

Orlando Magic’s Hedo Turkoglu visits pediatric patients

Photo by Gary Bassing Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic forward Hedo Turkoglu stepped off the court to make a special visit with the pediatric patients at the Walt Disney Pavilion at Florida Hospital for Children on Thursday, February 24. Turkoglu along with his wife, Banu, made their way to the hospital to deliver gifts, …

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Feb 28

Orlando’s Dwight Howard named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, Feb. 21, through Sunday, Feb. 27. It marks the fifth time this season, which is an NBA-high (LeBron James-4), and the 16th time of his career that Howard has earned the league’s top …

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