Press Releases | Magic Basketball - Part 5

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Feb 10

Magic to honor Penny Hardaway on February 21

Photo by Fernando Medina/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: In continuation of the Orlando Magic’s 25th anniversary season-long celebration the team will honor former Magic great and four-time NBA All-Star, Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway, at the Magic’s February 21 matchup vs. the New York Knicks, tip-off set for 7 p.m. The night will feature a …

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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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Feb 04

Magic to honor John Gabriel on February 7

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Via Orlando Magic press release: In continuation of the Orlando Magic’s 25th anniversary season-long celebration the team will honor former Magic General Manager John Gabriel, former Magic forward and current television color analyst Jeff Turner and former Magic guard Sam Vincent at the Magic’s February 7 matchup vs. the Oklahoma …

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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 21

Magic to honor Bo Outlaw on January 24

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Via Orlando Magic press release: In continuation of the Orlando Magic’s 25th anniversary season-long celebration the team will honor former Magic forward and current community ambassador Bo Outlaw at the Magic’s January 24 matchup vs. the Los Angeles Lakers, tip-off set for 7 p.m. The night will feature a center …

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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 13

Magic to honor Horace Grant on January 17

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Via Orlando Magic press release: In continuation of the Orlando Magic’s 25th anniversary season-long celebration the team will honor former Magic great, Horace Grant, at the Magic’s January 17 matchup vs. the Charlotte Bobcats, tip-off set for 7 p.m. The night will feature a center court presentation at the end …

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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 03

Orlando waives Hedo Turkoglu

Photo by Cameron Browne/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have waived forward Hedo Turkoglu, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Turkoglu has appeared in 897 regular season games during his NBA career with Sacramento, San Antonio, Orlando, Toronto and Phoenix, averaging 11.9 ppg., 4.2 rpg. and 3.1 apg. in …

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