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Apr 16

MBN Roundtable Discussion: Previewing the 2011 NBA Playoffs for the Orlando Magic

Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images I gathered writers, the best of the best in the blogosphere, to participate in a roundtable discussion and answer some of the most pertinent questions concerning the Orlando Magic as the 2011 NBA Playoffs are set to begin. So, without further ado, here are the participants: Zach Lowe, The Point …

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Apr 16

Sneak Preview: Atlanta Hawks at Orlando Magic, Game 1

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “The Boston Celtics crafted the blueprint for beating the Orlando Magic. Now the Atlanta Hawks will rely on that strategy against the Magic when the teams begin their first-round, best-of-seven playoff series tonight at Amway Center. Cribbing directly from the Celtics’ successful playbook, the Hawks will dispatch a rugged center to …

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Apr 15

Kia Motors and Orlando Magic give away all-new 2011 Kia Optima at final regular season game

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic Via the Orlando Magic: Kia Motors America (KMA), in partnership with the Orlando Magic, gave away an all-new 2011 Kia Optima to Adrian Brumby from Windermere, Fla. as the culmination of the Kia Fan-Tastic Sweepstakes at the Magic’s final regular season home game at the Amway Center on April 13, …

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Apr 15

The enigmatic and erratic Orlando Magic

Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images When it comes to championship contenders in the NBA, there’s five teams that are universally agreed upon — for the most part. Ranking them by their efficiency differentials, they are the Miami Heat (+8.6), Chicago Bulls (+8.1), Los Angeles Lakers (+6.6), San Antonio Spurs (+6.6), and Boston Celtics …

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Apr 15

Interview with Bret LaGree of Hoopinion

Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images One is fun, but twice is nice. That’s the theme surrounding the series between the Orlando Magic and Atlanta Hawks, as they face off in the playoffs for a second consecutive year. Last season in the 2010 NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals, the Magic swept the Hawks by an …

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Apr 14

Blue and White Ignite: Special fan activities announced for 2011 playoffs

Via the Orlando Magic: It’s time for Blue and White Ignite as the 2011 NBA playoffs tip off this weekend. There are many opportunities for fans and the community to show their spirit as the Magic’s sixth man by wearing Blue and White to ignite the team on all game days during the 2011 playoffs. …

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Apr 14

Dwight Howard earns Aleve-Publix ‘Hustle Player of the Year’ honors

Via the Orlando Magic: Dwight Howard was named the Aleve-Publix ‘Hustle Player of the Year’ at halftime of the Orlando Magic’s regular season finale Wednesday evening against the Indiana Pacers. At the close of each month this season, Aleve has highlighted the top hustle plays of the month in-game and has allowed Magic fans the …

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Apr 14

Complete Orlando Magic first round playoff schedule announced

Via the Orlando Magic: The National Basketball Association has announced the complete schedule for the Orlando Magic’s first round, best-of-seven playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks: Game 1 – Saturday, April 16, 7:00 p.m., Sun Sports/ESPN (Orlando, Amway Center) Game 2 – Tuesday, April 19, 7:30 p.m., FOX Sports Florida/NBA TV (Orlando, Amway Center) Game …

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Apr 14

Previewing the Orlando Magic’s first round series with Synergy

Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images The Orlando Magic and Atlanta Hawks will square off in the first round of the 2011 NBA Playoffs. On Monday, I discussed Pythagorean wins and win profiles. Today, we will look at specific tendencies the teams utilize. Ranked by points per possession Orlando’s offense and Atlanta’s defense are …

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Apr 14

The perception and reality of a boring series

Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images Getting past Atlanta will be a relief for a couple of reasons. For one, it’s flat out unsettling to have to play a team that has beaten you three times in the regular season. Second, no matter how you spin it this is probably the least exciting matchup …

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