Press Releases | Magic Basketball - Part 7

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Jun 29

Magic select Kyle O’Quinn in second round of 2012 NBA Draft

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic selected forward-center Kyle O’Quinn in the second round (49th overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft. O’Quinn (6’10”, 240, 3/26/90) appeared in 129 career games at Norfolk State University, averaging 12.5 ppg., 8.5 rpg. and 2.2 bpg. in 27.3 mpg. and shot .553 (610-1,104) from …

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Jun 28

Magic select Andrew Nicholson in first round of 2012 NBA Draft

Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic selected forward Andrew Nicholson in the first round (19th overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft. Nicholson (6’9”, 250, 12/8/89) appeared in 123 career games at St. Bonaventure University, averaging 17.1 ppg., 7.2 rpg. and 1.98 bpg. in 29.9 mpg. and shot .575 …

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Jun 28

Magic extend qualifying offer to Ryan Anderson

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have extended a qualifying offer to forward Ryan Anderson, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. By extending a qualifying offer to Anderson prior to the June 30 deadline, Orlando owns …

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Jun 20

Rob Hennigan named Magic general manager

Photo taken by Fernando Medina. Via Orlando Magic press release: Rob Hennigan, who spent the past eight years with two of the NBA’s most successful franchises, has been named General Manager, Orlando Magic Chief Executive Officer Alex Martins announced today. “It is with great enthusiasm and optimism that we announce Rob Hennigan as our new …

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May 29

Magic waive Von Wafer

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have announced that the team has waived guard Von Wafer. Wafer (6’5”, 209, 7/21/85) appeared in 33 games (one start) with Orlando this season, averaging 5.9 ppg. and 1.4 rpg. in 14.2 mpg. He also played in one playoff game, …

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May 23

Dwight Howard named to NBA’s All-Defensive First Team

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard was named to the NBA All-Defensive First Team for the fourth consecutive season, the NBA announced today. This marks Howard’s fifth overall NBA All-Defensive selection (2007-08 Second Team). Joining Howard (41 points) on the NBA All-Defensive First …

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May 21

Magic fire Stan Van Gundy; part ways with Otis Smith

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Orlando Magic Chief Executive Officer Alex Martins announced today that Stan Van Gundy has been relieved of his duties as head coach. In addition President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Otis Smith and the organization have mutually agreed to part ways. “On …

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May 04

Ryan Anderson wins NBA’s Most Improved Player award

Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Via an Orlando Magic press release: Ryan Anderson of the Orlando Magic is the winner of the 2011-12 Kia NBA Most Improved Player Award, the NBA announced today. The annual award is presented to a player who has made a significant improvement from the previous season. Anderson received 260 of …

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Jul 19

Orlando Magic’s 2011-12 regular season schedule released

Via the Orlando Magic: The National Basketball Association today released its 2011-12 schedule and announced the Orlando Magic will open its 23rd season on Wednesday, November 2 at Amway Center against Charlotte. Tip-off is 7 p.m. Orlando Magic season tickets, partial plans, group and single-game Amway Center suite rental opportunities are on sale now. Ticket …

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Jun 29

Orlando Magic guard J.J. Redick appears at basketball camp

Via the Orlando Magic: On Tuesday, June 28, Orlando Magic guard J.J. Redick appeared at his Orlando Magic basketball camp at the Orlando Sports Center. J.J. Redick’s 2011 Orlando Magic Basketball Camp is a unique camp experience that allows youth basketball players the opportunity to learn alongside an NBA pro. The week-long camp features appearances …

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