Press Releases | Magic Basketball - Part 6

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Jan 30

Nikola Vucevic named to 2013 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic was named to the 2013 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge to be played Friday, Feb. 15, in Houston during NBA All-Star 2013, as announced today by the NBA. The BBVA Rising Stars Challenge consists of current rookies and …

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Oct 27

Magic exercise third-year option on Nikola Vucevic

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have exercised their third-year team option on the contract of center Nikola Vucevic, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. Vucevic is now under contract through the 2013-14 season. Vucevic (7’0”, …

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Oct 27

Magic waive Justin Harper, Chris Johnson, and Quentin Richardson

Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have waived forward Justin Harper, forward Chris Johnson and guard-forward Quentin Richardson, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Orlando’s roster now stands at 15 players. Harper (6’9”, 225, 8/30/89) played in six preseason games, averaging 3.7 ppg. and 2.5 rpg. in 13.8 mpg. He was originally acquired …

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Oct 23

Magic waive Christian Eyenga and Armon Johnson

Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have waived guard-forward Christian Eyenga and guard Armon Johnson, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Eyenga (6’5”, 210, 6/22/89) did not play in any of Orlando’s six preseason outings. He was acquired by the Magic from the L.A. Lakers as part of a four-team, 12-player deal on …

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Oct 09

Magic sign Chris Johnson

Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have signed free agent forward Chris Johnson, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. Johnson (6’6”, 201, 4/29/90) played in 138 career games during four years at the University of Dayton, averaging 10.6 ppg., 6.1 rpg. and 1.1 …

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Sep 29

Magic sign Armon Johnson and DeQuan Jones

Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic will hold their 2012 training camp at the Amway Center in Orlando, beginning Tuesday, October 2. In addition, the Magic have signed free agents Armon Johnson (#1, 6-3, 195, 2/23/89, Nevada) and DeQuan Jones (#20, 6-8, 221, 6/20/90, Miami-FL). The roster currently stands at 19 players.

Sep 06

Magic sign E’Twaun Moore

Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have signed free agent guard E’Twaun Moore, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. Moore (6’4”, 191, 2/25/89) played in 38 games during his rookie campaign last season with Boston, averaging 2.9 ppg. in 8.7 mpg. He scored …

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Aug 15

Magic re-sign Ish Smith

Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have re-signed free agent guard Ish Smith, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. Smith (#10, 6’0”, 175, 7/5/88) played in 26 combined games last season with both Golden State …

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Aug 10

Dwight Howard traded to Lakers

Photo by Harry How/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have acquired six players and five future draft picks in a four-team, 12-player trade, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Orlando acquired guard Aaron Afflalo and forward Al Harrington from Denver, forward Maurice Harkless and center Nikola Vucevic from Philadelphia, as well …

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Aug 01

Orlando Magic’s 2012-13 preseason schedule released

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic will open the 2012 preseason in Mexico City, Mexico on Sunday, October 7 against New Orleans. Orlando then hosts its first preseason game on Thursday, October 11 vs. Philadelphia. Tip-off is 7 p.m. The Magic will play a total of …

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