Press Releases | Magic Basketball - Part 7

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Jun 27

Victor Oladipo selected in first round by Orlando

Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic selected guard Victor Oladipo in the first round (second overall) of the 2013 NBA Draft. Oladipo (6’5”, 214, 5/4/92) appeared in 104 career games during three seasons at Indiana University, averaging 10.7 ppg., 5.2 rpg., 1.7 apg. and 1.55 spg. in 24.6 …

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Jun 18

Magic to open 2013-14 preseason in Jacksonville

Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic will open the 2013 preseason at Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida on Wednesday, October 9 against New Orleans. Tip-off is 7 p.m. This marks the third time that the Orlando Magic have played a preseason game in Jacksonville, with their last trip coming in 2008. The …

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May 23

Magic to host 2013 Orlando Pro Summer League

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 7-12, 2013. The 25-game, six-day event will feature the Orlando Magic, Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Miami Heat, Oklahoma City Thunder, Philadelphia …

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Feb 21

Magic acquire Tobias Harris, Doron Lamb, and Beno Udrih from Milwaukee; Hakim Warrick from Charlotte

Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have acquired forward Tobias Harris, guard Doron Lamb and guard Beno Udrih from the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for guard J.J. Redick, forward-center Gustavo Ayón and guard Ish Smith, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. In addition, the Magic acquired forward Hakim Warrick and cash considerations from …

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Feb 15

RareInk launches NBA photo-art collection to highlight the 2013 NBA All-Star Game

Photo by RareInk Via NBA press release: RareInk, an official NBA art licensee, announced the unveiling of a 200-piece collection of cutting-edge, photo-based artwork featuring past and present NBA players released in conjunction with the 2013 NBA All-Star Game. Available exclusively on RareInk.com, the NBA photo-art collection features iconic photographs that have been graphically enhanced …

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Feb 13

Hedo Turkoglu suspended 20 games for violating NBA’s Anti-Drug Program

Photo by Gary Bassing/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: Hedo Turkoglu of the Orlando Magic has been suspended without pay for 20 games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program by testing positive for methenolone, it was announced today by the NBA. Turkoglu’s suspension will begin tonight when the Magic …

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Feb 10

Andrew Nicholson to replace Andre Drummond in 2013 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge

Photo by Brian Babineau/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, Orlando Magic forward Andrew Nicholson will replace injured Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (back) on TEAM SHAQ in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge. A 6-9 …

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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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