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Jun 14

2010-2011 Player Evaluation: Jason Richardson

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images 2010-2011 regular season Jason Richardson Games Played 55 Minutes Played 34.9 adj. +/- -5.14 net +/- +2.2 statistical +/- +2.29 PER 13.2 WARP 6.4 Win Shares/48 .126

May 09

Orlando’s Dwight Howard headlines 2010-11 NBA All-Defensive First Team

Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard, winner of the last three Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Awards, headlines the NBA All-Defensive First Team, the NBA announced today. Howard totaled 56 points overall, including 27 First Team votes. Howard earned the 2010-11 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, becoming …

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Apr 06

An imperfect NCAA Tournament

Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images Now that the national championship game has been played, is it okay to admit that this year’s NCAA Tournament, including the championship, wasn’t really all that great? Whenever I throw accusations around about “March Madness,” all my friends who call themselves “purists”—and who are convinced that the NCAA Tournament is …

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Feb 23

“Inside the Magic: Coaching Staff” premieres tonight on Fox Sports Florida

Via Fox Sports Florida: “Inside the Magic: Coaching Staff” premieres Wednesday, February 23, at 10:00pm immediately following the Kings @ Magic game on FOX Sports Florida. CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO SNEAK PEEK The fifth 2010-11 episode of “Inside the Magic” profiles the six men who comprise the Orlando Magic coaching staff. Fans will get an …

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Feb 12

Recap: New Orleans Hornets 99, Orlando Magic 93

BOX SCORE The New Orleans Hornets were able to defeat the Orlando Magic by the score of 99-93 in an odd game where the leading scorer was, wait for it, Willie Green with 24 points. Ultimately, the deciding factor in the loss for the Magic was an inability to execute in late-game situations. Orlando had …

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Feb 11

StubHub Ticket Giveaway Round 3: Enter for a chance to watch the Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Lakers at Amway Center on February 13

Magic Basketball will occasionally give away free tickets to upcoming Orlando Magic home games with StubHub serving as the provider. How do you enter for a chance to win Magic tickets? Easy. Answer a trivia question. The rules are simple: If you’re able to attend the game, you’re more than welcome to submit your answer …

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Feb 10

Thursday’s Magic Word

Zach McCann of the Orlando Sentinel: “#FreeEarlClark. That’s the hashtag that’s taken over Twitter, blog comments, message boards and live chats since the Orlando Magic’s game against the Cavaliers on Dec. 28, when [Earl] Clark scored 12 points and showed Magic fans there might be some potential in the mostly forgotten piece of Orlando’s blockbuster trade with Phoenix. There’s always …

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Feb 10

A steady descent for the Orlando Magic

Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images It was January 9. The Orlando Magic just got done beating the Dallas Mavericks the night before to extend their winning streak to nine games — tying a franchise record. The Magic’s record was 25-12, third in the Eastern Conference, and they were within striking distance of the Miami Heat …

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Jan 27

Orlando’s Dwight Howard named NBA All-Star for fifth straight time

Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard led all Eastern Conference players, and was second overall, in the NBA All-Star Balloting program presented by T-Mobile with 2,099,204 votes. It marks Howard’s fifth straight appearance in the NBA All-Star Game and fourth consecutive time voted a starter. Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, a …

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Jan 25

Newfound efficiency for the Orlando Magic

Photo by Fernando Medina Despite head coach Stan Van Gundy‘s justifiable grumbling about the Orlando Magic‘s defense, or lack thereof, there are many things that are impressive about the team since general manager Otis Smith made two blockbuster trades that — momentarily — shook the landscape of the NBA. Like Hedo Turkgolu‘s rebirth with the …

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