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Vucevic Looking to Break Out of Shooting Slump

ORLANDO – A couple of choppy, disjoined possessions from Friday’s first half at the Amway Center just might lend some insight into the puzzling struggles of Orlando Magic all-star center Nikola Vucevic of late. ...

Postgame Report: Magic Fall to Celtics in Battle Between Shorthanded Teams

ORLANDO – Forced to play most of the season without several key pieces because of an unrelenting rash of injuries, the Orlando Magic have routinely had to shuffle their lineups and rely on players...

Fournier Continues to Light It Up on Offense

ORLANDO – Evan Fournier scored 20 points or more 19 times all of last season. Already this year – 45 games in – the 27-year-old has erupted for at least 20 points the same number...

Fournier Happy NBA Game Was Played in France

ORLANDO – While Evan Fournier’s complete focus was on the Orlando Magic’s game against the Boston Celtics on Friday, the guard did allow himself a couple of minutes earlier in the day to take...

Magic and Celtics Set to Square Off For First Time This Regular Season

ORLANDO – The Boston Celtics are one of two teams in the NBA that the Orlando Magic have yet to face this season. That will change tonight when the two teams face off at...

Orlando Magic Youth Basketball Academy and Head Coach Steve Clifford Host Special Needs Basketball...

ORLANDO – Fifteen years before he landed his first NBA job, Steve Clifford was a special education teacher at Woodland High School in Maine. For the couple years he was there, he was also...

Postgame Report: Magic Come Up Short in Loss to Thunder

ORLANDO – Oklahoma City, the NBA’s best come-from-behind team all season, didn’t need a comeback on Wednesday what with the way it routinely and repeatedly gashed the Orlando Magic’s usually stout defense with scoring...

Magic Doing Great Job Preserving Leads Going Into Fourth Quarter

ORLANDO – While much of the Orlando Magic’s season has been marred by injuries and inconsistencies, there has been one area where they have been consistently solid throughout. The Magic went into Wednesday...

Orlando Magic Youth Foundation Distributes $1+ Million to 16 Central Florida Organizations

ORLANDO – Some 31 years ago, when she sat in the former Orlando Arena for the first game in the Orlando Magic’s history, Lisa Blackwelder thought to herself how beneficial it would be for...

Becoming NBA All-Star on Fultz’s Personal Goals List

ORLANDO – While many were doubting Orlando Magic point guard Markelle Fultz prior to the season, wondering if he’d ever play at a level befitting a No. 1 overall pick and even wondering if...

Vic Law Has Blossomed Into One of G League’s Best Players

LAKELAND, Fla. – Shortly after going undrafted last June, Vic Law accepted an opportunity to join the Orlando Magic in Las Vegas for summer league. Although he didn’t play a ton that week, the...

Magic in Middle of One of Toughest Stretches of Season

CHARLOTTE – When the Orlando Magic first got a look at the NBA schedule back in late July, the front office and coaching staff knew that January likely posed the greatest threat for problems...

Postgame Report: Magic Wrap Up Long Road Trip With Win Over Hornets

CHARLOTTE – On the road for a 12th consecutive day and back in the Eastern Time Zone for the first time since Jan. 9, the Orlando Magic were understandably sleepy and sluggish in the...

Fournier and Ross Sizzling From Downtown in Charlotte

ORLANDO – Only twice last decade did two Orlando Magic players make five or more 3-pointers in the same game. Jason Richardson and Ryan Anderson each knocked down five triples in Orlando’s game at Utah...

Magic Hope to Be More Consistent in Second Half of Season

CHARLOTTE – A few days earlier, as the Orlando Magic approached the official midpoint of their 82-game regular season, shooting guard Evan Fournier summed up in just a few sentences what has been so...

Postgame Report: Magic Lose to Warriors in First Visit to Chase Center

SAN FRANCISCO – Tormented so many times through the years while playing at noisy Oracle Arena in nearby Oakland and against the likes of stars Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Kevin Durant,...

MCW’s Return Gives Injury-Riddled Magic Much-Needed Backcourt Help

SAN FRANCISCO – At long last, the Orlando Magic got veteran Michael Carter-Williams back from a shoulder injury on Saturday, and his return gave them some much-needed depth at the point guard position. ...

Aaron Gordon Celebrated at Archbishop Mitty With High School Jersey Retirement

SAN JOSE – All throughout Archbishop Mitty High School fans chanting his name, his dunk highlights playing on a video board and his father, Ed, raising his son’s framed jersey overhead, Aaron Gordon was...

Melvin Frazier Jr. Sharpening His Skills in Lakeland

LAKELAND, Fla. – The Orlando Magic have greatly benefited from having their G League affiliate located within driving distance of the Amway Center, the parent club’s home arena and where they practice. Current Magic players...

Postgame Report: Magic Fall to Clippers on Second Night of Back-to-Back in L.A.

LOS ANGELES – A night after the severely shorthanded and injury-ravaged Orlando Magic did the absolutely unthinkable and stunned the surging Los Angeles Lakers they reverted to a more predictable reality against superstar forward...

MRI Shows Bone Irritation in Augustin’s Left Knee

LOS ANGELES – An MRI on Thursday backed up what Orlando Magic guard D.J Augustin thought when he woke up earlier in the week with a knot on his left knee and persistent pain:...

Youth Spotlight – Cassidy Davis

For this month’s OMYBA Spotlight we speak with Cassidy Davis. Cassidy oversees the Barnett Park Jr. Magic league with Orange County Parks and Recreation. Learn more about Cassidy and Barnett Park here!...

Andrew Rowsey Has Been One of G League’s Best Stories

LAKELAND, Fla. – Adjusting to new teammates, coaches and expectations is something Andrew Rowsey, a 5-foot-11 point guard from Lexington, Virginia, is used to. Midway through his college career, the sharpshooter transferred from UNC Asheville,...

Postgame Report: Shorthanded Magic Win Thriller Over Lakers

LOS ANGELES – With an improbable and almost preposterous storyline seemingly so far-fetched that a nearby Hollywood director certainly would have killed it, the Orlando Magic played the role of giant killers and got...

Wednesday’s Win Over Lakers Featured Several ‘Stars of the Night’

ORLANDO – In most NBA games, there are one or two players who truly deserve to be called the “star(s) of the night.” For the short-handed Orlando Magic on Wednesday in Los Angeles, there were...

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