Orlando Magic | Magic Basketball - Part 54

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Mar 17

Dwight Howard to host fourth annual youth basketball camp

Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard announces details for his fourth annual youth basketball camp. The Dwight Howard Basketball Camp presented by Fifth Third Bank is scheduled for August 1st – 3rd, at University of Central Florida Arena. Dwight will be on site the entire camp to direct activities and provide instruction. …

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Mar 16

Recap: Orlando Magic 93, Milwaukee Bucks 89 (OT)

BOX SCORE Concluding their five-game road trip that started on the West Coast and finished in the Midwest, the Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Milwaukee Bucks by the score of 93-89 in overtime. The game could have ended in regulation, as the Magic were up by three points with 6.1 seconds left. Typically, …

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Mar 16

The importance of the three-point shot

Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images Remember back in 2009 when the Magic knocked off the seemingly unbeatable Cavs in the Conference Finals by shooting 41 percent from deep for the entire series? Sometimes I wonder if this year’s squad is the same type of team as that NBA Finals team. That is, I …

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Mar 16

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Mar 15

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Zach McCann of the Orlando Sentinel: “NBA players voted the Orlando Magic’s Stan Van Gundy as the most annoying coach in the league — and it’s not even close. Of 138 NBA players polled by Sports Illustrated, 65 percent said Van Gundy is the most annoying coach during games. Phil Jackson of the Los Angeles …

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Mar 15

Second Look: Los Angeles Lakers 97, Orlando Magic 84

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “The [Orlando] Magic couldn’t shake Kobe Bryant. Bryant stayed at The Ritz, the Magic’s team hotel, on Sunday night (he has a permanent residency there to avoid constant travel back to his home). And the Magic couldn’t get away from him Monday night, especially. Kobe shook off a sore …

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Mar 15

Recap: Los Angeles Lakers 97, Orlando Magic 84

BOX SCORE Avenging a regular season loss on February 13, the Los Angeles Lakers were able to defeat the Orlando Magic by the score of 97-84. Turnovers (18 in total) and offensive rebounds (gave up 14 of them to the Lakers) doomed the Magic. Not only did the turnovers erase possessions for Orlando offensively, but …

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Mar 14

Monday’s Magic Word

Zach McCann of the Orlando Sentinel: “Marcin Gortat spent years with the Orlando Magic backing up superstar center Dwight Howard, a relationship that benefited the both of them. Gortat learned and improved while playing with the NBA’s best center every day in practice, and Howard was fortunate to have a hungry and competitive backup, someone …

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Mar 14

Orlando Magic and Amway Center named finalist in Sports Business Journal’s 2011 Best in Sports Awards

Photo by Fernando Medina Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic has been named a finalist in the Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal and Sports Business Daily’s annual Sports Business Awards in the categories of “Sports Team of the Year” and “Sports Facility of the Year.” It is the first time in the history …

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Mar 14

Rest, scheduling, and efficiency in the Eastern Conference

Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images People all over the country have weighed in on Orlando’s struggles. Some have cited poor effort, poor defense or Dwight Howard’s foul trouble. Has anyone mentioned Matt Winick and his computer? Matt Winick, one of David Stern’s minions, is the NBA’s official schedule maker. This year, his scheduling of Orlando …

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