Stan Van Gundy | Magic Basketball - Part 41

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Apr 21

Recap: Orlando Magic 92, Charlotte Bobcats 77

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images BOX SCORE In a game where things shifted back and forth between a defensive struggle and a shootout, the Orlando Magic were able to defeat the Charlotte Bobcats by the score of 92-77 to take a 2-0 series lead in the first round of the 2010 NBA Playoffs. …

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Apr 21

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Tania Ganguli of the Orlando Sentinel: “Vince Carter said he watched film of Game 1 to review his shot selection. He said he liked almost all of the looks he got and will take the same shots if he gets them again. There were a couple times when he said he forced a fadeaway, but …

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Apr 21

Sneak Preview: Charlotte Bobcats at Orlando Magic, Game 2

Tania Ganguli of the Orlando Sentinel: “After a long film session and before practice began on Tuesday at the Orlando Sports Complex, Bobcats coach Larry Brown gathered his team in a huddle. “Yesterday, Orlando took the day off,” Brown said. “That’s how seriously they’re taking us.” As the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference, Charlotte …

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Apr 20

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “The NBA named Dwight Howard its 2009-10 Defensive Player of the Year this afternoon, making the Orlando Magic center just the seventh player in league history to win the award in consecutive years. [...] Magic General Manager Otis Smith said it’s “just short of amazing” that a Magic player …

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Apr 20

Orlando’s Dwight Howard Wins 2009-10 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award Presented By Kia Motors

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images Via the Orlando Magic: Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic is the recipient of the 2009-10 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award presented by Kia Motors, the NBA announced today, marking the second straight season the All-Star has earned the honor. The 6-11 center became the first player to …

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Apr 20

Video Analysis: A Look at Vince Carter’s Shot Selection in Game 1 Against the Charlotte Bobcats

When Sunday arrived and the Orlando Magic faced off against the Charlotte Bobcats in Game 1, it was generally assumed that Vince Carter was going to do what he’s been doing for the past few months. What’s that? Play good basketball. It’s no coincidence that the Magic took off in the second half of the …

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Apr 19

Second Look: Orlando Magic 98, Charlotte Bobcats 89

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “The Orlando Magic just didn’t go off script to win, they had to make it up as they went along. [...] No. 2-seeded Orlando raced to a 22-point lead in the third quarter, looking every bit like the club that posted the NBA’s second-best record. But the No. 7-seeded Bobcats …

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Apr 18

Sneak Preview: Charlotte Bobcats at Orlando Magic, Game 1

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “The Orlando Magic start the choreographed fun late in warm-ups while the crowd settles in. Players begin with a rhythmic clapping and jumping up and down in a semi-circle. Veteran point guard Anthony Johnson moves into the center as the ringmaster and does a “funky dance” to ignite the pregame ritual. He introduces …

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Apr 16

Friday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “Magic SF Matt Barnes said Thursday that his camp spoke with the franchise about extending his contract or awarding him with a new deal. “Yeah, we talked to them,” Barnes said told the Sentinel. “We’re going to wait until the season’s over.” Barnes’ agent is Aaron Goodwin, who also represents Magic …

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Apr 16

Interview with Ben Q. Rock of Orlando Pinstriped Post

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Ben Q. Rock is a man that needs no introduction, at least to Magic fans that frequent the blogosphere, but deserves one. Rock covers the Magic at Orlando Pinstriped Post, my former stomping grounds for over a year, and has done excellent work for the past three years. …

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