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Orlando Magic Teams Up with Award-Winning Real Estate Giant

ORLANDO - The Orlando Magic open the door to a new partnership, David Dorman with CENTURY 21 Professional Group, Inc. will join the team in a unique collaboration. With the Magic’s mission to be...

Magic’s Top 10 Home Games of 2018-19 Season

ORLANDO -- With the NBA finally unveiling their schedule for the 2018-19 season on Friday, Orlando Magic fans can eagerly start digesting the 82-game schedule and picking out the biggest games to see at...

Magic Set to Open Season Against Familiar Foe

ORLANDO -- Head coach Steve Clifford, rookie center Mohamed Bamba and the rest of the new-look Magic will make their regular-season debuts with Orlando at the Amway Center against a couple of familiar foes...

Orlando Magic Unveil 30 Years of Pure Magic

ORLANDO - To commemorate 30 years of NBA basketball in Central Florida, the Orlando Magic unveiled a logo that will honor their past and blue, throwback jerseys that harken to some of the franchise’s...

Magic Sign Amile Jefferson to Two-Way Contract

ORLANDO - The Orlando Magic have signed free agent forward Amile Jefferson to a two-way contract, President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman announced. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. Jefferson (6’9”,...

Magic to Participate in NBA Mexico City Games 2018

ORLANDO - An Orlando Magic franchise that has played in Brazil, China, Japan, Mexico and England (twice) in its history will next take its act to Mexico City for a pair of regular-season games. ...

Orlando Magic Baskets for Books Program Presented by Florida Blue Helps Youth Get Ready...

ORLANDO – What NBA players do during the summer months to improve and stay fit often determines how sharp they will be when it’s the middle of the winter and they’ve already played in...

Fournier Represents Magic in 2018 NBA Africa Game

Orlando Magic forward Evan Fournier takes great pride in his diverse lineage, boasting regularly to teammates that he has both French and African roots in his family. Fournier had a great chance to...

Advice From Magic’s Veterans Helping Bamba Get Ready For Season

ORLANDO – Upon completing his solid and highly encouraging play in the NBA’s Summer League, rookie center Mohamed Bamba received congratulations from many of the Orlando Magic’s veteran players. Also, they gave the...

Bamba Surprises Magic Youth Academy Basketball Campers

ORLANDO – Chase Pfeiffer, a 13-year-old middle school student from Clermont, thought he had the perfect plan on Wednesday while facing towering center Mohamed Bamba during playful action at the Orlando Magic Youth Academy...

Film Room: 3 Reasons Bamba Will Be Elite Shot Blocker in NBA

ORLANDO – Here are three reasons why Mohamed Bamba will be a dominant shot blocker in the NBA. Intuition Great shot blockers know their opponent’s scoring tendencies, or at least can predict what they are likely...

2018-19 Orlando Magic Dancers Selected

ORLANDO – If you’re looking for a short, but powerful, way to sum up Friday’s Orlando Magic Dancer Auditions, the event’s location may help incite a good, and accurate, description. Amway Center’s Disney Atrium,...

Evan Fournier to Participate in NBA Africa Game 2018

NEW YORK AND JOHANNESBURG -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced today the full roster of players and coaches who will participate in the NBA Africa Game...

Film Room: Jarell Martin Will Bring Defensive Toughness to Magic

ORLANDO – Anthony Davis and Julius Randle, now teammates in New Orleans, shot a combined 0-of-14 from the field last season when Jarell Martin, the Magic’s newest addition, was the closest defender. Kyle Kuzma, one...

Magic Acquire Jarell Martin and Cash Considerations From Grizzlies

ORLANDO -- The Orlando Magic have acquired forward Jarell Martin (Ja-RELL) and cash considerations from the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for center Dakari Johnson and the draft rights to guard Tyler Harvey, President of...

Magic Announce FM 96.9 The Game As New Flagship Home For Magic Radio Network

ORLANDO -- The Orlando Magic have announced that FM 96.9 The Game will serve as the new flagship home for the Magic Radio Network. Every preseason, regular season and postseason Magic game is broadcast on...

Finalists Announced for 2018-19 Magic Dance Team

ORLANDO – One by one after hearing their audition numbers called, the 30 Orlando Magic Dancer finalists walked forward and convened at the center of the RDV Sportsplex gym, the site of Saturday’s first...

Film Room: Vucevic Has Become Elite Passer

ORLANDO – Has Nikola Vucevic become a top five – perhaps even top three – passing center in the NBA? Statistics say he has. In fact, some might argue that the seven-year pro is the...

Film Room: Magic Built to Defend Pick and Roll

ORLANDO – The Warriors, Rockets, Cavaliers, Celtics and 76ers were, arguably, the five best teams in the NBA last year. You might be wondering, why? What made these teams so good? A cursory analysis gives...

Magic Wrap Up Play in MGM Resorts NBA Summer League

LAS VEGAS – If you happened to create a checklist of all the things you were hoping to learn about the Magic at this year’s MGM Resorts NBA Summer League, here is an educated...

Summer League Helped Clifford Build Strong Relationships With Players

LAS VEGAS – For a coaching lifer such as Steve Clifford, there really never is an off switch that he can slap and totally shut his brain down from basketball. So, even though...

Birch Delivers Solid Effort With Bamba, Isaac Sitting Out

LAS VEGAS – With lower back stiffness continuing to bother him, Orlando Magic center Khem Birch figured that he would not play much, if at all, on Thursday night in the MGM Resorts NBA...

Film Room: Jerian Grant’s Defensive Abilities

ORLANDO - It’s critical for teams to have tough-minded guards who fight over screens, contest perimeter shots and stay between their opponent and the basket. Grant, a 6-foot-4, 198-pound combo guard, consistently does all those...

Magic Players Help Caupain Celebrate Joyous Moment

LAS VEGAS – Each time one of his former Lakeland Magic teammates – Khem Birch, Wes Iwundu and Rodney Purvis to name a few – got call-ups to the Orlando Magic last season, Troy...

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