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Jan 21

Magic to honor Bo Outlaw on January 24

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Via Orlando Magic press release: In continuation of the Orlando Magic’s 25th anniversary season-long celebration the team will honor former Magic forward and current community ambassador Bo Outlaw at the Magic’s January 24 matchup vs. the Los Angeles Lakers, tip-off set for 7 p.m. The night will feature a center …

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Jan 20

Grades: Orlando Magic 93, Boston Celtics 91

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images   Orlando Magic 93 Final Recap | Box Score 91 Boston Celtics Arron Afflalo 7-16 FG | 4-5 FT | 13 REB | 6 AST | 20 PTS | -2 It wasn’t Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier, but Afflalo and Jeff Green had themselves quite the duel that went into …

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Jan 02

Magic to wear Hardwood Classics jerseys

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: In celebration of the Magic’s 25th anniversary season and to honor the rich history of Orlando Magic basketball, the team will don the original jersey, the signature black, pinstriped jersey with throwback team logos worn through the 1989-94 seasons starting with the January 4 …

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Dec 02

Grades: Washington Wizards 98, Orlando Magic 80

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images   Washington Wizards

Apr 18

The road ahead for the Magic

AP Photo/John Raoux The 30-year-old whippersnapper general manager of the Orlando Magic, Rob Hennigan, was brought in to lead the Orlando Magic brain trust in their attempt to remake the roster through draft picks, not with the usual flashy free agent signings. It’s a track similar to the one navigated by his mentors — Sam …

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Apr 05

Meet the Magic’s small forward of the future

Photos by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images One of the bright spots during a post-Dwight Howard rebuilding season, in which the Orlando Magic have lost 59 of their first 76 games, is the play of rookie small forward Maurice Harkless. He was one of the players brought over from Philadelphia in the three-team mega-trade …

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Apr 03

Wednesday’s Mini-Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “As Shaq delivered his jersey-retirement speech Tuesday night at Staples Center, home of the L.A. Lakers, Dwight Howard also was in the building. Dwight was waiting in the Lakers’ lockeroom at halftime, waiting to build (or rescue) his legacy in L.A. as others paid homage to Shaq’s. In other …

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Mar 15

Replicating the OKC model

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images Tonight’s game between the Orlando Magic and Oklahoma City Thunder is very likely to end a certain way. The Thunder are one of the league’s best teams, perhaps the only reasonable candidate, aside from the San Antonio Spurs, to topple the Heat from their throne. The Magic are …

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Mar 13

Dwight’s return much ado about nothing

AP Photo/John Raoux It’s no secret that both fans and media tend to over-exaggerate, over-hype, and oversell events to create a more desirable vibe. Most recently, it was Dwight Howard’s return to Orlando as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, and only days after some controversial comments toward his former teammates. The media did …

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Mar 13

Grades: Los Angeles Lakers 106, Orlando Magic 97

AP Photo/John Raoux   Los Angeles Lakers 106 Final Recap | Box Score 97 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 3-9 FG | 0-0 FT | 11 REB | 3 AST | 6 PTS | +3 You have to feel for Vucevic. He ran into a buzz saw. Dwight Howard overwhelmed Vucevic with his mobility and athleticism …

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