Atlanta Hawks | Magic Basketball - Part 18

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Apr 30

Orlando Magic Eastern Conference Semifinals Playoff Schedule Announced

Via the Orlando Magic: The National Basketball Association has announced the schedule for the Orlando Magic’s Eastern Conference Semifinals best-of-seven playoff series vs. either Atlanta or Milwaukee. Atlanta and Milwaukee are tied 3-3 in its best-of-seven first round series with Game 7 scheduled for Sunday. The winner will meet the Magic beginning Tuesday night (8 …

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Apr 30

The Wait Continues

Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images After the Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks by the score of 83-69 to extend the series to seven games, good news and bad news accompanied the result for the Orlando Magic. The good news is that the Magic now know they will begin the 2010 NBA Eastern …

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Apr 29

Thursday’s Magic Word

John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com: “[Orlando] Magic coach Stan Van Gundy, who put his team through an arduous, two-hour workout on Thursday with three 12-minute quarters of game-like action, said his team will practice on Friday as if they will play Milwaukee, “because that’s the only team we can face on Sunday.” And if the start …

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Apr 28

The Issue of Rest vs. Rust for the Orlando Magic

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Rest vs. rust … ah, yes. It’s a common theme that spans across all sports, particularly in the playoffs, and the question that is usually posed is whether or not getting rest is a blessing or a burden? For the Orlando Magic, it would seem to be the …

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Apr 27

Schedule Scenario Update

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images Via the Orlando Magic: If Atlanta and Milwaukee is finished in six games, Orlando will host Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs ATL/MIL on Sunday, May 2 @ 1 pm. Televised by ABC. The Atl/Milw. series is currently tied 2-2 with Game 5 scheduled for Wednesday night and …

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Apr 27

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel: “You have to wonder if Skip Bayless was persuaded into calling the Orlando Magic’s playoff performance “bologna” on ESPN’s First Take just for the sake of debate Tuesday morning. […] ”I still don’t trust a team that’s built largely on Dwight Howard and Vince Carter. And I know he came on at …

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Apr 27

What Did We Learn About the Orlando Magic?

As seen on ESPN’s Daily Dime. With a 99-90 victory against the Charlotte Bobcats in Game 4 on Monday night, the Orlando Magic put the finishing touches on their first four-game sweep in franchise history that can best be described in one word: strange. Strange because the Magic were able to defeat Charlotte in four …

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Apr 27

Recap: Orlando Magic 99, Charlotte Bobcats 90

Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE Get your brooms out. The Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Charlotte Bobcats by the score of 99-90, sweeping the series and advancing to the 2010 NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals to await either the Atlanta Hawks or the Milwaukee Bucks. The Magic are the first …

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Apr 21

Sneak Preview: Charlotte Bobcats at Orlando Magic, Game 2

Tania Ganguli of the Orlando Sentinel: “After a long film session and before practice began on Tuesday at the Orlando Sports Complex, Bobcats coach Larry Brown gathered his team in a huddle. “Yesterday, Orlando took the day off,” Brown said. “That’s how seriously they’re taking us.” As the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference, Charlotte …

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Apr 20

Orlando’s Dwight Howard Wins 2009-10 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award Presented By Kia Motors

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images Via the Orlando Magic: Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic is the recipient of the 2009-10 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award presented by Kia Motors, the NBA announced today, marking the second straight season the All-Star has earned the honor. The 6-11 center became the first player to …

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