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Jul 01

Orlando Magic thank Jameer Nelson

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Via Orlando Magic press release: In honor of his 10 years with the Orlando Magic, the organization has placed two billboards in Orlando to thank Jameer Nelson for a decade of legendary moments. The billboards are located at the SR 408 and Kirkman exchange and on I-4 just south of …

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Jun 30

Magic claim Willie Green off waivers

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have claimed guard Willie Green off of waivers, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Green was waived by the Los Angeles Clippers on June 29. Green (6’3”, 205, 7/28/81) played in 55 games (nine starts) last season with the …

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Jun 30

Magic waive Jameer Nelson

Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have waived guard Jameer Nelson, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Nelson will become an unrestricted free agent. “Jameer (Nelson) is the ultimate professional,” said Hennigan. “We truly thank him for his contributions to the organization, both on the court and in …

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Jun 30

Magic waive Doron Lamb

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have waived guard Doron Lamb, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Lamb played in 53 games last season with the Magic, averaging 3.6 ppg. in 13.1 minpg., while shooting .400 (36-90) from three-point range. He scored in double figures …

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Jun 26

Magic acquire draft rights to Elfrid Payton

Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have acquired the draft rights to guard Elfrid Payton (10th overall pick) from Philadelphia in exchange for the draft rights to Dario Saric (12th overall pick), a second round pick in 2015 and a future first round pick (the pick that was …

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Jun 26

Magic draft Aaron Gordon with No. 4 pick

Photo by Harry How/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic selected forward Aaron Gordon in the first round (fourth overall) of the 2014 NBA Draft. Gordon (6’9”, 225, 9/16/95) played and started in all 38 games during his only season at the University of Arizona, averaging 12.4 ppg., 8.0 rpg., 2.0 apg. …

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May 22

Oladipo named to NBA All-Rookie First Team

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team, the NBA announced today. Joining Oladipo on the first team are Michael Carter-Williams of the Philadelphia 76ers, Trey Burke of the Utah Jazz, Mason Plumlee of the Brooklyn Nets and Tim …

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May 22

Magic to host 2014 Orlando Pro Summer League

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic will host the Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League at the team’s practice court at the Amway Center from July 5-11, 2014. The 25-game, seven-day event will feature the Orlando Magic, Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Memphis …

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May 19

Magic, BayHawks enter single-affiliation partnership

Photo by Orlando Magic Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic, Erie BayHawks, and the NBA Development League today announced that the Magic and BayHawks have entered into a three-year single affiliation partnership beginning with the 2014-15 NBA D-League season. Orlando becomes the record 16th NBA team to have a one-to-one affiliation with an …

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May 05

Oladipo finishes second in Rookie of the Year voting

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via NBA press release: Michael Carter-Williams of the Philadelphia 76ers is the recipient of the Eddie Gottlieb Trophy as the 2013-14 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, the NBA announced today. Carter-Williams, who became only the third rookie since 1950-51 to lead all rookies in scoring, rebounding and …

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