Orlando Magic | Magic Basketball - Part 40

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Jun 27

Victor Oladipo selected in first round by Orlando

Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic selected guard Victor Oladipo in the first round (second overall) of the 2013 NBA Draft. Oladipo (6’5”, 214, 5/4/92) appeared in 104 career games during three seasons at Indiana University, averaging 10.7 ppg., 5.2 rpg., 1.7 apg. and 1.55 spg. in 24.6 …

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Jun 18

Magic to open 2013-14 preseason in Jacksonville

Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic will open the 2013 preseason at Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida on Wednesday, October 9 against New Orleans. Tip-off is 7 p.m. This marks the third time that the Orlando Magic have played a preseason game in Jacksonville, with their last trip coming in 2008. The …

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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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May 24

3-on-3: Who should be the No. 2 pick?

Getty Images Who’s the best player available for the Orlando Magic in the 2013 draft? Our experts weigh in on overall game, upside, and who the Magic should ultimately choose with the No. 2 pick. 1. Who’s the second-best player in the 2013 draft? Jacob Frankel: Otto Porter. He may not be flashy, but he’s …

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May 23

Magic to host 2013 Orlando Pro Summer League

Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic will host the Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League at the team’s practice court at the Amway Center from July 7-12, 2013. The 25-game, six-day event will feature the Orlando Magic, Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Miami Heat, Oklahoma City Thunder, Philadelphia …

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May 22

Orlando Magic ‘win’ the second pick

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic “With Pat Williams at the helm, did you really think the Orlando Magic were going to lose the ping pong battle? Williams is like a talisman next to a rabbit’s foot in the pocket of a voodoo priest simultaneously sticking pins in makeshift dolls of the other 13 teams.” That’s …

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May 21

Magic get No. 2 pick in 2013 NBA Draft

Via John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com: The Orlando Magic have become so synonymous with having lottery luck that when their number wasn’t called for the top pick in Tuesday night’s NBA Draft Lottery, it was a surprise for almost everyone in attendance at the NBA’s Times Square Studios. The Magic went into the lottery process armed …

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Apr 19

5-on-5: Orlando Magic team awards

Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images With the season over for the Orlando Magic, it’s time to hand out team awards. We asked our panel to hand in their picks for the 2012-13 season. 1. Who’s the 2012-13 most valuable player? Evan Dunlap, Orlando Pinstriped Post: Nikola Vucevic. He played nearly 300 more minutes …

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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 18

Grades: Miami Heat 105, Orlando Magic 93

Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images   Miami Heat 105 Final Recap | Box Score 93 Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic 9-13 FG | 2-3 FT | 1 STL | 13 REB | 20 PTS | -1 Not his usual 20-20 game against this Heat team, but Vucevic did manage to score 20 points and …

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