Dwight Howard | Magic Basketball - Part 11

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Jun 07

Orlando Magic continues to support the Blessings in a Backpack program

Via the Orlando Magic: As the school year winds down, the Blessings in a Backpack program will take a brief hiatus. However, the program was a huge success because of Magic All-Star Dwight Howard, school staff and Magic volunteers. Through their collective efforts the program assisted students at Lake Como and Kaley Elementary. The Blessings …

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Jun 07

2010-2011 Player Evaluation: Jameer Nelson

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America 2010-2011 regular season Jameer Nelson Games Played 76 Minutes Played 30.5 adj. +/- -3.54 net +/- +2.1 statistical +/- +2.20 PER 15.4 WARP 5.6 Win Shares/48 .137

May 23

J.J. Redick’s report card

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images J.J. Redick plays a solid game, a fluid game, and a game that makes us think we are missing him when he is gone. Those around the league like to say he has a “high basketball IQ.” But does he? It seems that sometimes there are players who can …

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May 20

Magic “Postseason Special” to air on Sun Sports on Monday, May 23

Via the Orlando Magic: The 2010-11 Orlando Magic Postseason Special will premiere on Monday, May 23 at 6 pm ET on Sun Sports. The 30-minute show, hosted by Paul Kennedy, takes a look back at the Magic’s 2010-11 campaign. President of Basketball Operations/GM Otis Smith, Head Coach Stan Van Gundy and several Magic players help …

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May 17

Looking a franchise in the mirror

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images As the Oklahoma City Thunder, scheduled to face off against the Dallas Mavericks in the 2011 NBA Western Conference Finals later tonight, continue their quest towards progressing to the Finals, it’s hard not to look at the roster constructed by general manager Sam Presti and begin the process of …

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May 13

The ever-important amnesty clause

Via Zach McCann of the Orlando Sentinel: The Orlando Magic are in somewhat of a financial bind, but the new collective bargaining agreement could provide some relief. As the NBA and the players’ union continue to negotiate terms of the new CBA, a couple of recent proposals could give the Magic salary relief and provide …

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May 13

What went wrong for the Orlando Magic, Part II

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The rise and fall of the Orlando Magic as an elite team and championship contender will be examined by Magic Basketball in a two-part series — here’s Part II. As the Magic continue to face their uncertain near-future, I’m thinking about something I imagine a lot of us …

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May 12

3-on-3 roundtable: The past, present, and future of the Orlando Magic

Photo by Handout/Getty Images It’s May and the Orlando Magic aren’t playing basketball right now. Weird. The last time the Magic weren’t playing basketball in May was in 2007 when they were swept by the Detroit Pistons in the first round, which was Brian Hill’s final year as the head coach. Once head coach Stan …

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May 11

What went wrong for the Orlando Magic, Part I

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images The rise and fall of the Orlando Magic as an elite team and championship contender will be examined by Magic Basketball in a two-part series — here’s Part I. “What went wrong” is far less important right now than “what is going to happen next” for the Orlando Magic, …

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May 10

Dwight Howard’s future under the microscope

Via Ken Berger of CBSSports.com: Of the teams [Dwight] Howard is likely to consider when exercising his early-termination option after next season — sources say the Lakers, Knicks and Nets are the strong favorites — L.A. is the one with the most attractive trade assets. The massive contracts attached to the Lakers’ most desirable players …

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