Press Releases | Magic Basketball - Part 27

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Jul 21

Orlando Magic Moms to Participate in Basketball Game in Orlando to Benefit the United Negro College Fund

Via the Orlando Magic: The Mothers of Professional Basketball Players (MPBP) organization will hold its 2010 Annual Conference from August 6-8, 2010 in Orlando. As the unifying body for mothers of current and retired professional basketball players, this year’s conference signifies the first gathering since revamping the organization. With a new dedication to service and …

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Jul 16

Magic Retain J.J. Redick

Via Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic have exercised its right of first refusal and retained restricted free agent guard J.J. Redick, General Manager Otis Smith announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. Orlando had seven days to match an offer sheet made to Redick by Chicago on July 9. “J.J. …

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Jul 15

Orlando Magic All-Star Dwight Howard Headlines Basketball Without Borders Camp in Senegal

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard, along with NBA players and African natives DeSagana Diop (Senegal), Luc Mbah a Moute (Cameroon) and Hasheem Thabeet (Tanzania) will headline Basketball without Borders Africa, it was announced today by the National Basketball Association (NBA), the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the Senegalese Basketball Federation (SBF).  …

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Jul 13

Magic Sign Free Agent Quentin Richardson

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic have signed free agent guard/forward Quentin Richardson, General Manager Otis Smith announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. “Quentin (Richardson) is a solid perimeter defender and brings an element of toughness,” said Smith. “At the same time, he also is a tremendous shooter …

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Jul 13

Dwight Howard Nominated for Induction Into the Bowling Hall of Fame

Photo by Gary Bassing/Orlando Magic Via the BPAA: From Hollywood “A”-listers and the stars of the silver screen to pro athletes and celebrities who like to bowl for fun, the revitalization of bowling is evident across all sectors of pop culture. To pay tribute to celebrities and notable individuals who help contribute to the enduring …

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Jul 10

Chat with Dwight Howard live via USTREAM on 7/12

Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images Via Gatorade: Orlando Magic’s own Dwight Howard will be answering fan questions live via USTREAM from the Gatorade Performance Lab on Monday 7/12 at 11:40 am PT. Fan Chat with Dwight Howard: Details Dwight will be broadcasting live from the Gatorade Performance Lab in Anaheim Tune into http://www.ustream.tv/Gstream on Monday 7/12 …

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Jul 10

Orlando Magic Announce AirTran Airways All-Summer League Teams

Via the Orlando Magic: Philadelphia 76ers guard Jrue Holiday paced all scorers with 19.3 ppg. and was named to the 2010 AirTran Airways All-Summer League First Team at the conclusion of the five-day event at the RDV Sportsplex in Orlando, Fla. The New Jersey Nets also had two recipients on the First Team in guard/forward …

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Jul 08

Magic Sign Free Agent Chris Duhon

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic have signed free agent guard Chris Duhon, General Manager Otis Smith announced today.  Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. “Chris (Duhon) provides depth, leadership and stability to our backcourt,” said Smith.  “He takes care of the basketball, defends well and can hit the open shot.  …

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Jul 01

Orlando Magic Sign First Round Selection Daniel Orton

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic have signed first round draft selection Daniel Orton, General Manager Otis Smith announced. Orton was the 29th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. Orton (6’10”, 255, 8/6/90) played in all 38 games during his freshman season at the University of Kentucky, averaging 3.4 ppg., 3.3 rpg. and …

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Jun 29

Vince Carter Appears at Orlando Magic Basketball Camp

Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Via the Orlando Magic: Vince Carter appeared at his first Orlando Magic basketball camp on Tuesday, June 29 at the Orlando Sports Center. The week-long camp allows the approximately 250 youth basketball players in attendance the opportunity to learn alongside the eight-time NBA All-Star, Olympic gold medalist and NBA Slam Dunk champion. …

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