Press Releases | Magic Basketball - Part 4

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Mar 17

Magic sign Dewayne Dedmon for rest of season

Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have signed center Dewayne Dedmon for the remainder of the regular season, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Dedmon originally signed his first of two 10-day contracts on Feb. 25. Dedmon (#3, 7’0”, 255, 8/12/89) has appeared in three games with Orlando, averaging 2.3 ppg. and 1.0 …

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Mar 05

Victor Oladipo named East Rookie of the Month

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo was named the Kia NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for games played in February, the NBA has announced today. This is the second Rookie of the Month honor for Oladipo this season, as he also earned …

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Feb 25

Magic sign Dewayne Dedmon, Adonis Thomas

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have signed center Dewayne Dedmon and guard-forward Adonis Thomas to 10-day contracts, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Dedmon and Thomas are the 23rd and 24th GATORADE call-ups of the 2013-14 NBA Development League season. Dedmon (#3, 7’0”, 255, …

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Feb 06

Arron Afflalo selected to Three-Point Contest

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Foot Locker Three-Point Contest pits the NBA’s premier three-point shooters against one another in one of All-Star Weekend’s most hotly anticipated contests. Afflalo will be the ninth Magic player in franchise history chosen to participate in the long-distance shootout, which originated during …

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Feb 06

Victor Oladipo selected to Skills Challenge

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Taco Bell Skills Challenge was introduced at NBA All-Star 2003 and features players competing in a timed obstacle course consisting of dribbling, passing and shooting stations. Oladipo is the second Magic player to be selected to the competition. Jameer Nelson was chosen …

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Jan 29

Victor Oladipo selected to Rising Stars Challenge

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo has been selected to participate in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge as part of 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, LA. The Rising Stars Challenge will take place on Friday, February 14 at 9 pm ET …

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Jan 16

Jameer Nelson fined $15,000 for obscene gesture

Via NBA press release: Orlando Magic guard Jameer Nelson has been fined $15,000 for making an obscene gesture during the Magic’s 128-125 loss in triple overtime to the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Amway Center, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations. Nelson’s actions occurred with 0:11 remaining in the …

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Jan 03

Victor Oladipo named East Rookie of the Month

Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo was named the Kia NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for games played in December, the NBA has announced today. Oladipo is just the fifth Magic player to be awarded the honor and the first since …

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Jan 02

Magic to wear Hardwood Classics jerseys

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: In celebration of the Magic’s 25th anniversary season and to honor the rich history of Orlando Magic basketball, the team will don the original jersey, the signature black, pinstriped jersey with throwback team logos worn through the 1989-94 seasons starting with the January 4 …

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Nov 13

Glen Davis fined

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have fined forward Glen Davis an undisclosed amount following his actions on Saturday, Nov. 9, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today. “We will not tolerate or condone this type of behavior,” said Hennigan. “As we have stated repeatedly, when a player puts …

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