Marcin Gortat | Magic Basketball - Part 16

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May 11

Marcin Gortat on Flickr

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images There’s no doubt that Marcin Gortat, who prefers to be known as the “Polish Machine,” is one of the more popular players on the Orlando Magic and has really endeared himself to fans of the team in recent years. Gortat’s rags to riches story is one for the …

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May 08

Recap: Orlando Magic 105, Atlanta Hawks 75

Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE In a game that was rather uneventful from the opening tip, the Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Atlanta Hawks by the score of 105-75 to take a commanding 3-0 series lead in the 2010 NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals. The Magic were led by an …

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May 07

Recap: Orlando Magic 112, Atlanta Hawks 98

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE In a competitive game that went back and forth until the fourth quarter, the Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Atlanta Hawks by the score of 112-98 to take a 2-0 series lead in the 2010 NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals. Game 2 was a battle …

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May 05

Second Look: Orlando Magic 114, Atlanta Hawks 71

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “Who knew that the Orlando Magic would end up taking another day off? They certainly couldn’t have expected it to be this easy or their play to be this crisp once they blew off the cobwebs. But with their game in mothballs for seven days, the Magic showed none of the …

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May 03

Interview with Ben Q. Rock of Orlando Pinstriped Post, Part II

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images No introduction necessary. A few days ago, I was able to ask Rock a few questions to preview the 2010 NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals between the Orlando Magic and the Atlanta Hawks. Do you foresee Jameer Nelson having his way on offense in his matchup with Mike Bibby …

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Apr 30

Friday’s Magic Word

John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com: “[Marcin] Gortat’s proudest moment in the NBA came last Saturday in Game 3 in Charlotte when he filled in for [Dwight] Howard down the stretch and then sealed the game with two clutch free throws. He was shocked when good friend J.J. Redick in-bounded the ball to him with 12 seconds …

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Apr 29

Otis Smith Offers His Take on Vince Carter and Marcin Gortat

We know the story by now. After the Orlando Magic made it to the 2009 NBA Finals and lost to the Los Angeles Lakers in five games, general manager Otis Smith made the choice to reconstruct the roster during the off-season. Arguably, the two biggest decisions made by Smith was replacing Hedo Turkoglu and bringing …

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Apr 27

Second Look: Orlando Magic 99, Charlotte Bobcats 90

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “Maybe it was the heaven-sent 3-point shots — or the voodoo like Mickael Pietrus said. The Orlando Magic needed some sort of black magic to oust the Charlotte Bobcats 99-90 on Monday night, advancing to the second round of the playoffs with a 4-0 sweep. […] Pietrus, born on the French …

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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 25

Second Look: Orlando Magic 90, Charlotte Bobcats 86

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “Are the [Orlando] Magic conducting some bizarre experiment? It looks as if they’re now trying to invent new and different ways to win that don’t include four-time all-time star Dwight Howard and barely include eight-time all-star Vince Carter. Take Saturday’s game of charades. The Magic won despite committing 21 turnovers for …

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