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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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Jan 20

Art of the shot examined on next “Inside the Magic” TV show

Via Fox Sports Florida: FOX Sports Florida’s fourth 2010-11 episode of “Inside the Magic” delves into the logistics of shooting. In a departure from the show’s usual format, this episode features a lively roundtable panel discussion with Ryan Anderson, the Magic’s sharpshooting forward; Matt Guokas, Sun Sports & FOX Sports Florida’s analyst and the franchise’s …

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Nov 27

Recap: Orlando Magic 111, Cleveland Cavaliers 100

BOX SCORE The Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers by the score of 111-100 and move to a record of 11-4 in the regular season. The Magic were led by a balanced attack, as every starter scored in double-figures. Dwight Howard had 23 points, 11 rebounds, two blocks, and two steals, Jameer …

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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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Nov 05

Nick Anderson, Pat Garrity, Alex Martins to Chat Live Tonight During Magic Game

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images Via Fox Sports Florida: Magic LIVE pregame (6:30p) will be setup outside Amway Center with live fan interaction and the following segments: Pat Garrity and Matt Guokas square off in the Friday Faceoff A look at the New Respect For The Game Rules and the increase in Technical Fouls this …

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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 01

Interview With Matt Guokas, Part II

Here’s Part II of my interview (click here for Part I) with Matt Guokas, the television color analyst for the Orlando Magic. In this segment, Matt talks about the Magic’s quest for a championship this season and more. _______ Do you think that Matt Barnes’ inability to hit threes at a proficient rate compared to …

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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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