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Magic’s Win Over Warriors in Late February Has Even Greater Significance Now

ORLANDO - The Golden State Warriors, to nobody’s surprise, are returning to the NBA Finals for the fifth straight season after sweeping the Portland Trail Blazers in this year’s Western Conference Finals. As you probably...

Jr. Magic Spotlight – Summer Camps

For this month’s Youth Spotlight we are focusing on our upcoming Summer Camp program. We previously heard from our Camp Director, Jack Lutzeier, on his perspective as a Jr. Magic partner. We...

Free Agent-To-Be Ross Says He Would Love to Return to Magic

ORLANDO – For the first time in a career filled with some tremendous highs and puzzling lows, shooting guard Terrence Ross was able to find some consistency in his game this past season. ...

Magic Join Forces With GROW Central Florida and Seminole County Law Enforcement to Encourage...

SANFORD, Fla. - Whenever Deputy Sheriff Amber Belanger of the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office makes a stop at a nearby park or any other location where you’d find playing fields, courts and other sports...

Papa John’s Ecstatic to Team Up With Magic Gaming

ORLANDO - The popularity of esports, and in particular the NBA 2K League, is growing rapidly. So much so that some of the world’s most well-known organizations are eager to get involved in the...

Magic Gaming and Locally-Owned and Operated Papa John’s Tip Off a Winning Offer

ORLANDO – Magic Gaming and locally-owned and operated Papa John's in Central Florida will team up for a first-of-its-kind partnership in the NBA 2K League offering fans a winning combination – the Papa John's...

3 Areas D.J. Augustin Helped the Magic the Most in 2018-19

3-Point Shooting What did Stephen Curry, Kyrie Irving and D.J. Augustin have in common in 2018-19? They were the only three point guards in the NBA who attempted a minimum of 300 3-pointers in the regular...

3 Areas Jonathan Isaac Improved the Most in 2018-19

Defense To help detail just how good defensively Jonathan Isaac and several of his teammates were after Jan. 30 when the Magic went 22-9, the third best record in the NBA during this period, here’s...

Fournier Was One of NBA’s Most Clutch Players in 2018-19

ORLANDO – At the end of games, there was no player that the Orlando Magic wanted to have the ball more than guard Evan Fournier, who drilled two game-winning buzzer beaters and had three...

2019 Draft Prospects: Bruno Fernando

The best alley-oop target in this draft is Bruno Fernando, who some have compared to Alonzo Mourning and a less polished version of Deandre Ayton. Bam Adebayo is another player he resembles on the...

2019 Draft Prospects: Romeo Langford

Back in October before the college basketball season began, many had Romeo Langford projected to go in the top eight of this year’s draft. The New Albany, Indiana native was widely considered a top...

2019 Draft Prospects: Kevin Porter Jr.

A thigh injury and a team suspension trimmed Kevin Porter Jr.'s freshman season at USC to just 21 games, so it’s going to be hard for NBA scouts to assess his college performance. When...

2019 Draft Prospects: PJ Washington

Of all the prospects in this draft who played more than one year of college basketball, PJ Washington may have shown the most improvement from one year to the next. The first thing that stood...

2019 Draft Prospects: Dylan Windler

Dylan Windler, a 6-foot-8, 200-pound swingman, is looking to join Ian Clark as the only players from Belmont to step foot on an NBA court in league history. Although it came in a loss,...

Isaac Motivated to Make Even More Strides Heading Into Next Season

ORLANDO – Going into the 2018-19 season, several players on the Orlando Magic confidently stated that they were looking to second-year forward Jonathan Isaac to be an ``X-factor’’ because of his ability to impact...

3 Areas Aaron Gordon Improved the Most in 2018-19

Defense Aaron Gordon was a good defender during his first four years in the league. He became a great defender in 2018-19. So much so that the 6-foot-9, 220-pounder should be in the conversation for...

2019 Draft Prospects: Daniel Gafford

A couple players to think about when assessing Daniel Gafford’s skills are Marcus Camby and JaVale McGee, two long, athletic and bouncy big men in their prime. The 6-foot-11, 234-pounder, who was named to...

2019 Draft Prospects: Jaxson Hayes

Jaxson Hayes was extremely efficient during his one year at Texas, the school Jarrett Allen and Mo Bamba also attended before each getting drafted in the first round the last two years. The 6-foot-11,...

2019 Draft Prospects: Nickeil Alexander-Walker

A cousin of Clippers point guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Virginia Tech’s Nickeil Alexander-Walker is a versatile offensive player. One reason some think he could be a lottery pick is because he’s ambidextrous, as he can...

2019 Draft Prospects: Matisse Thybulle

Matisse Thybulle may very well be the best defender in this draft. He was named the 2019 Naismith Defensive Player of the Year, the annual college basketball award given to the nation’s best defender. The...

2019 Draft Prospects: Keldon Johnson

Before arriving at Kentucky, it was uncertain whether Keldon Johnson would be much of a threat from 3-point range in college. He shot only 31.4 percent from downtown in high school on 70 attempts....

2018-19 Was Exciting Season for DeVos Family Owned Central Florida Sports Entities

ORLANDO - Back in late September, early October when the Orlando Magic, their G League affiliate in Lakeland and the Orlando Solar Bears were getting ready to start their respective 2018-19 seasons, all three...

2019 Draft Prospects: Bol Bol

Bol Bol, son of Manute Bol, only played in nine games at Oregon before injuring his left foot early in the year, so NBA teams considering selecting the 7-foot-3 center will have to decide...

2019 Draft Prospects: Nassir Little

The team that drafts Nassir Little will hope to get the player that thrived against Virginia Tech in January when he posted 23 points while making seven of his 12 shot attempts, two of...

2019 Draft Prospects: Rui Hachimura

Arguably the most skilled offensive player inside the 3-point line in this draft is Rui Hachimura, who was extremely efficient in his third and final season at Gonzaga. The 6-foot-8, 230-pounder, who grew up...

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