Stan Van Gundy | Magic Basketball - Part 18

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Dec 18

Chatter surrounding Gilbert Arenas grows louder

Via Ken Berger of CBSSports.com: The [Orlando] Magic and Wizards are discussing a blockbuster trade that would send Gilbert Arenas to Orlando, a person with knowledge of the talks confirmed to CBSSports.com Friday. The person characterized the talks as “serious,” with definite interest on both sides to make the deal happen. CBSSports.com reported in October …

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Dec 15

Sun Sports and Orlando Magic on-air auction benefitting OMYF

Via Fox Sports Florida: The OMYF has teamed up with Sun Sports/FS Florida to host the second annual On-Air Broadcast Auction during the December 18th Orlando Magic home game (Sun Sports 6:30p). All proceeds from the auction will benefit the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation. Live shots will be shown throughout the game of the auction …

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Dec 14

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “The next time the [Orlando] Magic see the Denver Nuggets, Carmelo Anthony will be wearing a New York Knicks uniform — or so the story goes. Could he be wearing a Magic jersey? Or another team’s gear? […] Anthony faces the Magic tonight and likely won’t be with the Nuggets for the …

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Dec 14

Sneak Preview: Orlando Magic at Denver Nuggets

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Stan Van Gundy doesn’t expect the Orlando Magic to rank near the top of the league in fastbreak points, but the current state of affairs is, in his words, “absurd.” And that’s being charitable. Orlando entered Monday ranked dead last in the NBA in fastbreak points by a shocking margin. The Magic average …

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Dec 13

Monday’s Magic Word

Zach McCann of the Orlando Sentinel: “Orlando Magic forward Mickael Pietrus is shooting 39.1 percent from three-point range this season, the second-highest percentage on the team and the best of his career. On a team where myriad players have struggled with deep shooting – J.J. Redick, Rashard Lewis, Quentin Richardson and Vince Carter are all shooting …

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Dec 10

Recap: Portland Trail Blazers 97, Orlando Magic 83

BOX SCORE The Portland Trail Blazers were able to defeat the Orlando Magic by the score of 97-83. For the Magic, they’re now on a three-game losing streak. An item of note is that this is the first time, in the Stan Van Gundy era, that Orlando has lost three games in a row without …

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Dec 08

The Orlando Magic are winning with defense

Photo by AP/John Raoux Live and die by the three. That’s one of the most common criticisms against the Orlando Magic – they shoot too many threes! This isn’t normal! Ever since head coach Stan Van Gundy took over as head coach for the Magic, he — alongside general manager Otis Smith — made the …

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Dec 07

Second Look: Atlanta Hawks 80, Orlando Magic 74

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Stan Van Gundy wanted to find something positive about the way the Orlando Magic played against the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night. He pored over the box score and pored over it and pored over it. But he found nothing encouraging. The Magic lost to the Hawks in a game every bit as …

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Dec 06

The struggles of Chris Duhon

When general manager Otis Smith signed Chris Duhon as a free agent in the offseason, the expectation was that the Orlando Magic would seal up the back-up point guard role for the next few years. Previous back-ups like Anthony Johnson and Jason Williams served their roles effectively for the Magic, but each of them were …

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Dec 06

Sneak Preview: Atlanta Hawks at Orlando Magic

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Stan Van Gundy left Wisconsin hoping that Dwight Howard, Jameer Nelson, Mickael Pietrus and J.J. Redick will recover from their stomach virus in time to play Monday against the Atlanta Hawks. But Van Gundy also emphasized that he had no idea whether the foursome would be healthy enough. […] …

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