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Dec 06

Monday’s Magic Word

Zach McCann of the Orlando Sentinel: “When the Atlanta Hawks visited Amway Center on Nov. 8, the Orlando Magic were focused on stopping volume-scoring guard Joe Johnson. Despite new coach Larry Drew’s intent to install the motion offense, Atlanta’s offense was more efficient by isolating Johnson and working the offense through him, so that’s what they …

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Dec 03

Revisiting Jameer Nelson’s rise to prominence, Part II

There are many ‘what if’ questions that Magic fans ask on occasion. Some wonder how the Orlando Magic would have fared if Grant Hill was healthy. Others try to figure out if the Magic had a chance to beat the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2009 NBA Finals if Jameer Nelson didn’t have to rush back …

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Dec 03

Revisiting Jameer Nelson’s rise to prominence, Part I

Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images So far, Jameer Nelson has been having a good year for the Orlando Magic. Fully healthy and springboarding off a strong performance in the 2010 NBA Playoffs, Nelson is back to playing like an All-Star point guard during the regular season. A big reason that the Magic rank fourth in …

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Dec 02

Thursday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “As much as [Otis] Smith likes Arenas — and their relationship is akin to that of a father and son — I don’t think Arenas fits for the [Orlando] Magic. Forget all the controversy that surrounds Arenas. Smith knows Arenas well and wouldn’t consider that a roadblock. Instead, Arenas has a recent injury …

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Dec 02

Orlando Magic single-game tickets for the 2010-11 second half of the season on sale December 6

Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Via the Orlando Magic: Orlando Magic single-game tickets for the 2010-11 second half of the season will go on sale to the general public Monday, December 6 starting at noon. Tickets to all games from January 21 through April 13 will be available for purchase at the following areas: Online …

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Dec 02

The ongoing saga involving Gilbert Arenas

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Via Evan Dunlap of Orlando Pinstriped Post: The Orlando Magic have engaged the Washington Wizards in an ongoing trade dialog centered around Wizards shooting guard Gilbert Arenas, Orlando Pinstriped Post has learned. What Orlando would send Washington in return for the three-time All-Star is less clear, but the proposed deal …

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Dec 01

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Zach McCann of the Orlando Sentinel: “Suddenly, Rashard Lewis’ stats are meaning out to his career average. Lewis made 7-of-10 field goals for a game-high 20 points in the Orlando Magic’s 90-79 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night, and his horrid start to the season appears to be what he’s said all along …

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Dec 01

Orlando’s Amway Center tower to turn red in honor of World AIDS Day on December 1

Via the Orlando Magic: One of Orlando’s newest and most iconic landmarks – the Amway Center Tower – will be illuminated red to mark World AIDS Day on Wednesday, December 1 and to raise awareness of the commitment of the global health community to work together to virtually eliminate the transmission of HIV from mother …

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Dec 01

Orlando Magic assign Daniel Orton to New Mexico of the NBA D-League

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic have assigned center Daniel Orton to the New Mexico Thunderbirds of the NBA Development League, President of Basketball Operations/General Manager Otis Smith announced today. Orton (6’10”, 255, 8/6/90) has not played during the 2010-11 regular season. He was selected by the Magic in the first round (29th overall) …

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Dec 01

Recap: Orlando Magic 90, Detroit Pistons 79

BOX SCORE It was another lackadaisical performance but the Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Detroit Pistons by the score of 90-79. For three quarters, the Magic were in cruise control and only led by three points heading into the fourth quarter. Yet Orlando was able to flip the switch, as they say, in …

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