Press Releases | Magic Basketball - Part 7

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Jul 26

Orlando Magic’s 2012-13 regular season schedule released

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The National Basketball Association today released its 2012-13 schedule and announced the Orlando Magic will open its 24th season on Friday, November 2 at the Amway Center against Denver. Tip-off is 7 p.m. Orlando Magic season tickets, partial plans, group and single-game Amway …

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Jul 11

Magic acquire Gustavo Ayon from New Orleans

Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have acquired forward-center Gustavo Ayon from New Orleans in exchange for forward Ryan Anderson in a sign-and-trade deal, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. Ayon (6’10”, 245, 4/1/85) played in …

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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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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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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 24

Magic select DeAndre Liggins in the 2011 NBA Draft

Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic selected guard DeAndre Liggins in the second round (53rd overall) of the 2011 NBA Draft. Liggins (6’6”, 209, 3/31/88) appeared in 100 career games at the University of Kentucky, averaging 5.8 ppg., 3.0 rpg. and 2.1 rpg. in 21.9 minpg. during his collegiate …

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Jun 24

Magic acquire draft rights to Justin Harper

Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic have acquired the draft rights to forward/center Justin Harper (32nd overall of the 2011 NBA Draft) in exchange for two future second round draft picks. Harper (6’10”, 225, 8/30/89) appeared in 137 career games at the University of Richmond, averaging 10.6 ppg. and …

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May 12

Orlando’s Dwight Howard highlights 2010-11 All-NBA First Team

Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard, the recipient of the 2010-11 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, highlights the 2010-11 All-NBA First Team, the NBA announced today. Joining Howard on the First Team are Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers, Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Derrick Rose …

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