Press Releases | Magic Basketball - Part 17

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Feb 24

Orlando Magic and Fifth Third Bank partner for promotions

Via the Orlando Magic: Fifth Third Bank, a proud sponsor of the Orlando Magic, is supporting the Magic with two promotions. Beginning today, February 23, 2011, official Orlando Magic car magnets will be given away for free exclusively at Central Florida Fifth Third Bank locations until Friday, February 25 or while supplies last. In addition, Fifth …

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Feb 23

“Inside the Magic: Coaching Staff” premieres tonight on Fox Sports Florida

Via Fox Sports Florida: “Inside the Magic: Coaching Staff” premieres Wednesday, February 23, at 10:00pm immediately following the Kings @ Magic game on FOX Sports Florida. CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO SNEAK PEEK The fifth 2010-11 episode of “Inside the Magic” profiles the six men who comprise the Orlando Magic coaching staff. Fans will get an …

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Feb 21

Dwight Howard’s star shines bright at All-Star weekend

Jesse D. Garrabrant, NBAE/Getty Images Via the Orlando Magic: For those that normally don’t get the opportunity to watch Dwight Howard on a regular basis, the 2011 All-Star Game was another inimitable showcase for NBA enthusiasts across the world. While it’s customary for the participants of All-Star Games to dazzle fans with a variety of …

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Feb 21

Orlando Magic and Full Sail University announce Amway Center partnership

Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic and Full Sail University are proud to announce their new partnership, which includes opportunities for Full Sail student and staff collaborations inside the new Amway Center. Content from Full Sail University will appear on Magic TV during Orlando Magic home games and special events, as well as on, …

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Feb 18

J.J. Redick makes a slam dunk for financial education

Photo by Fernando Medina Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic guard J.J. Redick, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and the SIFMA Foundation made a Slam Dunk for Financial Education with Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida. The program tipped off on Monday, February 14 at the Parramore Boys & Girls Club. This innovative partnership …

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Feb 09

Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard to surprise students at Lake Como Elementary on Thursday

Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic All-Star Dwight Howard will visit Lake Como Elementary School (901 S. Bumby Ave., Orlando, 32806) on Thursday, February 10 at 12:45 p.m. to surprise the students with news that he is the “Superman” behind their Blessings in a Backpack program. Along with Howard, the students will receive visits from …

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Feb 08

Orlando Magic recognized by National Sports Forum

Via the Orlando Magic: The opening of the new state-of-the-art Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. involved an all-hands-on-deck approach from local tourism, political, business and community leaders. Now, Dwight’s Howard’s “hand” has brought national recognition to the Orlando Magic. The Orlando Magic were awarded the 2011 ADchievement Award for “Best Sales Collateral” at the National …

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Feb 07

The Orlando Magic celebrates Black History Month

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic celebrates February as Black History Month with a variety of activities, highlighted by the Magic’s African-American Chamber Business After Hours reception on February 22 at Amway Center for more than 200 African-American community leaders. Also, “Young Blacks in Action” and “Revelation Acappella” will perform during home games on …

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Jan 27

Orlando’s Dwight Howard named NBA All-Star for fifth straight time

Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard led all Eastern Conference players, and was second overall, in the NBA All-Star Balloting program presented by T-Mobile with 2,099,204 votes. It marks Howard’s fifth straight appearance in the NBA All-Star Game and fourth consecutive time voted a starter. Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, a …

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Jan 26

Orlando Magic waive Jason Williams

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic have waived guard Jason Williams, President of Basketball Operations Otis Smith announced today. The Magic’s roster stands at 13. Williams (#44, 6’1”, 190, 11/18/75) played in 16 games this season for Orlando, averaging 2.1 ppg., 1.5 apg. and 1.4 rpg. in 10.7 minpg. Originally selected in the first …

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