Press Releases | Magic Basketball - Part 8

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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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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 30

Magic complete coaching staff

Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have named James Borrego, Wes Unseld Jr. and Brett Gunning as assistant coaches, general manager Rob Hennigan and head coach Jacque Vaughn announced today. In addition, Laron Profit and Luke Stuckey have been named assistant coaches/player development, while Gordon Chiesa has been named special consultant to the …

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