Orlando Magic | Magic Basketball - Part 97

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Oct 12

Magic Basketball Mailbag, 10/12/10

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images Here’s another installment of the Magic Basketball Mailbag. _______ With Vince Carter declining and an inconsistent Rashard Lewis coming off a down year, will the Magic get enough scoring from the wings to compete for a championship? In my opinion? Yes. It’ll be tough because of his age but as …

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Oct 12

An Update on Kay Kellogg, a Friend of Dwight Howard

Via Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel: Mama Kay’s real name is Kay Kellogg. You might remember her from this column. She is 62, dying of cancer and had just a single item on her bucket list. Her one dying wish was to meet her hero, Dwight [Howard], before she passed away. Dwight found out about …

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Oct 11

Amway Center Grand Opening Gala Raises $300,000 for Commission on Homelessness

Via the Orlando Magic: On Saturday, October 9, Grammy Award winning artist James Taylor and the legendary Boston Pops directed by Keith Lockhart performed at the Amway Center Grand Opening Gala, which raised $300,000 for the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness (CFCH). The CFCH is a public/private partnership of community leaders to implement Ten2End, which …

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Oct 11

Monday’s Magic Word

Zach McCann of the Orlando Sentinel: “The Orlando Magic possess more depth than perhaps any other team in the NBA. That’s a great thing for the coaches and fans. For a couple of players who won’t make the nightly rotation – not so much. With the Magic playing Rashard Lewis at the three and the four …

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Oct 11

200 $15 Magic Tickets Available for Thursday Night

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images Via the Orlando Magic: There are 400 tickets remaining — including 200 priced at $15 — for the Orlando Magic’s Thursday night (Oct. 14) game against the Charlotte Bobcats. Tip-off for the second-ever Magic game in the new Amway Center is set for 7 p.m. There is no television coverage …

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Oct 10

Recap: Orlando Magic 135, New Orleans Hornets 81

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE “It’s an experience of awe.” Those words, uttered by owner Rich DeVos during the Orlando Magic‘s television broadcast on Sun Sports, best described the feeling many Magic fans had as they witnessed the first NBA game in the brand new Amway Center. The host for the evening …

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Oct 09

Recap: Orlando Magic 93, Indiana Pacers 86

BOX SCORE In what was a sloppy outing for both teams, the Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Indiana Pacers by the score of 93-86 to win their 16th consecutive pre-season game dating back to the 2008-2009 NBA season. The Magic were led by a vintage performance from Vince Carter, who had 25 points on …

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Oct 08

Friday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “A coach known to yell actually listens a bit more these days. In an attempt to communicate better with players, Stan Van Gundy asks one or two guys on the Orlando Magic roster each day about their off-court lives. It could be about a player’s family. It could be …

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Oct 08

Fun With Advanced Statistical Plus/Minus

Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images In late July, I made note that DSMok1 — a member of the APBRmetrics community — introduced a new metric to the fray. And that is advanced statistical plus/minus, which has been tweaked since it was first introduced a few months ago. This particular statistic shouldn’t be seen as an …

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Oct 08

Long Ago, the Orlando Magic Danced Their Way to the NBA Finals

_______ There’s nothing better than reminiscing on good times at the O-Rena, which was rockin’ that night.

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