Press Releases | Magic Basketball - Part 12

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Jun 22

ESPN The Magazine Ultimate Standings ranks Amway Center tops in NBA

Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Via the Orlando Magic: When it opened last October, Orlando’s Amway Center was widely hailed as the finest arena not only in the NBA, but in all of North America. And largely because of the dazzling new facility – not to mention the game-day promotions and friendly, accessible environment – the Orlando …

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Jun 14

Orlando Magic spreads awareness on “Summer Break Spots” to feed Central Florida youth

Via the Orlando Magic: On Tuesday, June 14 the Orlando Magic, in partnership with Florida Hospital and the Florida Partnership to End Childhood Hunger, kicked off an awareness campaign promoting “Summer Break Spots” with an event featuring Magic guard J.J. Redick, Magic Community Ambassadors Nick Anderson and Bo Outlaw, STUFF the Magic Mascot and Magic …

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Jun 08

Orlando Magic’s Alex Martins named Rotary Club of Orlando Outstanding Business Professional of the Year

Via the Orlando Magic: During its annual Business Professionals of the Year Awards, the Rotary Club of Orlando recognizes outstanding business professionals for their impact to the local community via their work, ethics and dedication to philanthropy. This year, the Club honored Orlando Magic President Alex Martins for his commitment to the Central Florida community. …

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Jun 07

Orlando Magic continues to support the Blessings in a Backpack program

Via the Orlando Magic: As the school year winds down, the Blessings in a Backpack program will take a brief hiatus. However, the program was a huge success because of Magic All-Star Dwight Howard, school staff and Magic volunteers. Through their collective efforts the program assisted students at Lake Como and Kaley Elementary. The Blessings …

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May 20

Magic “Postseason Special” to air on Sun Sports on Monday, May 23

Via the Orlando Magic: The 2010-11 Orlando Magic Postseason Special will premiere on Monday, May 23 at 6 pm ET on Sun Sports. The 30-minute show, hosted by Paul Kennedy, takes a look back at the Magic’s 2010-11 campaign. President of Basketball Operations/GM Otis Smith, Head Coach Stan Van Gundy and several Magic players help …

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May 12

Orlando’s Dwight Howard highlights 2010-11 All-NBA First Team

Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard, the recipient of the 2010-11 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, highlights the 2010-11 All-NBA First Team, the NBA announced today. Joining Howard on the First Team are Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers, Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Derrick Rose …

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May 11

Orlando Magic Youth Fund surprise three local high school students with $30,000 in scholarships

Via the Orlando Magic: Imagine sitting in a high school class – for instance an elective like TV Production or Psychology – and your teacher delivering the lesson of the day when unexpectedly a raucous crowd storms through the door with party poppers, blow horns, pom poms and other commemorative noisemakers. Or even more enthralling: …

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May 09

Magic fans appreciated throughout Central Florida

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Via the Orlando Magic: Friday, May 6, was no ordinary day for Magic fans. Whether fans were driving their children to school, heading to work or grabbing some breakfast, Magic fans across the city of Orlando couldn’t get far from their house without receiving a big THANK YOU for all …

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May 09

Orlando’s Dwight Howard headlines 2010-11 NBA All-Defensive First Team

Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard, winner of the last three Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Awards, headlines the NBA All-Defensive First Team, the NBA announced today. Howard totaled 56 points overall, including 27 First Team votes. Howard earned the 2010-11 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, becoming …

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Apr 27

Blue & White Ignite: Magic host Official Watch Party for Game 6 of first round

Via the Orlando Magic: As Blue and White Ignite for the 2011 NBA Playoffs, the Magic are encouraging the entire Central Florida community to show their spirit and support the Magic at the Official Playoff Watch Party for Game 6 of the First Round on Thursday, April 28. The Magic will host an Official Playoff …

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