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Jun 28

Magic to hire Jeff Turner as color commentator

Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: The Orlando Magic have reached an agreement in principle with former Magic player Jeff Turner to serve as the team’s color commentator on its Fox Sports Florida TV broadcasts, the Orlando Sentinel has learned. Turner, 51, is expected to sign a multiyear deal. He will team with longtime …

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May 24

Magic decline to renew Matt Guokas’ contract

Getty Images Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: A mainstay of the Orlando Magic’s television broadcasting crew won’t be back for the 2013-14 season. Team officials have decided not to renew the contract of Matt Guokas, the team’s color commentator on local TV broadcasts since the 2004-05 season. Team spokesman Joel Glass wouldn’t give …

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Apr 19

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel: “Dwight Howard is a better defensive center than Bill Russell. That’s right, BILL RUSSELL. And this isn’t me talking because, quite frankly, Bill Russell was before my time although I do remember when I was kid listening to my stepdad and his buddies talking about how Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was …

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Nov 11

Orlando Magic Basketball 101 Telecast Friday

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images Via Fox Sports Florida: Our theme for tomorrow night’s “Friday Night Magic” game telecast on FOX Sports Florida is “Basketball 101,” which will provide explanation of basic basketball rules, offensive and defensive plays, and techniques for younger kids to improve their basketball skills. Included: [Orlando] Magic Asst. Coach Steve Clifford …

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Oct 14

Orlando Magic Preseason Special Airs on October 18

Via Fox Sports Florida: FOX Sports Florida premieres this season’s “Orlando Magic Preseason Special” Monday, October 18, at 6:30pm and 9:30pm ET immediately prior to and following the regional sports network’s coverage of the Magic @ Hawks preseason game. Highlights include: Paul Kennedy hosts the half-hour show from the new Amway Center Recap of the …

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Oct 10

Recap: Orlando Magic 135, New Orleans Hornets 81

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE “It’s an experience of awe.” Those words, uttered by owner Rich DeVos during the Orlando Magic‘s television broadcast on Sun Sports, best described the feeling many Magic fans had as they witnessed the first NBA game in the brand new Amway Center. The host for the evening …

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Sep 30

Interview With Matt Guokas, Part I

Fernando Medina/NBA/Orlandomagic.com For Magic fans, Matt Guokas is a legend of sorts. Guokas will forever be linked with the beginning of the Orlando Magic, serving as the head coach of the 1989 expansion team that featured the likes of Terry Catledge, Jerry “Ice” Reynolds, Reggie Theus, among others, and remaining with the team until 1993 when Brian …

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Sep 13

Sun Sports & FOX Sports Florida Announce 2010-11 Magic TV Schedule

Via Sun Sports/FOX Sports Florida: With the debut of the majestic new Amway Center this season, the Orlando Magic continue their quest for an NBA championship in 2010-11. Under the guidance of head coach Stan Van Gundy, the Magic seek a fourth consecutive Southeast Division title, a third straight trip to the Eastern Conference Finals, …

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Jun 16

Magic Postseason TV Special Premieres Saturday

Via Fox Sports Florida: All-new TV show, “Southern Ford Dealers Orlando Magic Postseason Special,” premieres statewide on Sun Sports Saturday, 6/19 – the Orlando Magic postseason special includes player and media interviews and gives viewers an unparalleled glimpse into the team’s 2009-2010 season. Paul Kennedy recaps the Orlando Magic’s playoff run into the Eastern Conference …

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Apr 28

Orlando Magic’s David Steele Named NSSA Florida Sportscaster of the Year

Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic Television Play-by-Play Announcer David Steele was named the Florida Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), Executive Director Dave Goren announced today. The award marks the first of Steele’s broadcasting career. Steele is in his 21st season with Orlando Magic basketball and his 12th …

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