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Apr 14

NBA’s Dwight Howard Launches Dwight Howard Fund; Challenges Fans to Give Back

Via the Orlando Magic: Dwight Howard, 2009 NBA Defensive Player of the Year and 4-time winner of the Rich and Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award, is proud to launch his Dwight Howard Fund with the mission to help at-risk youths around the world. The “Dwight Howard Fund” (DHF) was kicked off by the NBA player …

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Apr 14

Saying Goodbye to an Old Friend

AP Photo/Brian Cleary Although Amway Arena, also referred to as the “O-Rena” by the locals, won’t be officially closing its doors tonight, it will be hosting the last ever regular season game for the Orlando Magic. That’s 21 years and 844 regular season games, for those keeping count. A number have writers (like Brian Schmitz …

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Apr 14

How Did the Orlando Magic Get to This Point?

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images For Billy Donovan and Stan Van Gundy, it’s a tale of two stories for two head coaches that are in two different positions right now. While the Florida Gators are currently undergoing a rebuilding phase after winning back-to-back NCAA men’s basketball national championships in 2006 and 2007, the …

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Apr 13

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Kevin Pelton of Basketball Prospectus: “I’m not even going to bother discussing the decision at the top of the ballot. LeBron James deserves to be a unanimous selection, and that’s that. By sitting out the last three games, James did cost himself any chance at surpassing last year’s total of 26.9 WARP, which was fifth in modern …

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Apr 13

Orlando Magic to Honor Fans with “Fan Appreciation Night”

Photo by Scott Miller/NBAE via Getty Images Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic will honor their fans when they host Fan Appreciation Night on Wednesday, April 14 as they face the Philadelphia 76ers in the last regular season game in Amway Arena.  Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. and doors will open at 7 p.m. …

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Apr 12

Recap: Orlando Magic 118, Indiana Pacers 98

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE In a game that was pretty much over with in the first quarter, the Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Indiana Pacers by the score of 118-98 for their fifth win in a row. As an aside, the Magic now know their first round opponent …

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Apr 12

Orlando’s Dwight Howard Named NBA Eastern Player of the Week

Photo by Gregory Shamus/NBAE via Getty Images Via the Orlando Magic: [Dwight] Howard averaged 21.3 points on .730 shooting (second in the East), 12.0 rebounds, and an Eastern Conference-leading 3.3 blocks, helping Orlando to a 3-0 week. On April 11, Howard recorded 22 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks, leading the Magic to a 98-92 …

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Apr 12

Dwight Howard to Make Announcement at Adonal Foyle’s Charity Gala Dinner & Caribbean Fête

Via the Orlando Magic: WHO: Adonal Foyle is a native of St. Vincent & the Grenadines, professional basketball player and inductee into the World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame in 2009. Dwight Howard was the number one draft pick in the NBA in 2004 selected by the Orlando Magic, winner of the 2009-10 Rich and …

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Apr 12

Monday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “The Orlando Magic, who have already clinched the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Eastern Conference playoffs, can learn who their first-round playoff opponent will be as early as tonight. Here’s tonight’s scenario: The Magic will face the Charlotte Bobcats in the first round if the Bobcats lose to …

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Apr 09

Recap: Orlando Magic 118, New York Knicks 103

AP Photo/John Raoux BOX SCORE The Orlando Magic were able to defeat the New York Knicks by the score of 118-103, a win that seemed like a formality for the Magic. A trio of starters and reserves led the way for Orlando, all scoring in double-figures and accounting for the majority of the Magic’s points. …

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