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Vucevic and Gordon Set to Return Thursday vs. Knicks

By John DentonFeb. 20, 2018 ORLANDO – Finally healthy and cleared for full-contact work, Nikola Vucevic and Aaron Gordon returned to practice among their Orlando Magic teammates on Tuesday. What they saw...

A Look at Rashad Vaughn’s Abilities

By Josh CohenFeb. 20, 2018 ORLANDO – Rashad Vaughn is a catch-and-shoot 3-point specialist. In fact, 31 of his 50 shot attempts this season with the Bucks came in this fashion. He...

Magic Sign Rashad Vaughn to 10-Day Contract

By John DentonFeb. 20, 2018 ORLANDO – In a move designed to fortify their roster for the stretch run of the season, the Orlando Magic have signed guard Rashad Vaughn to a...

Ranking 10 Greatest 3-Point Shooters in NBA History

OrlandoMagic.com's Josh Cohen ranks the greatest 3-point shooters in NBA history. Click through this slideshow for full rankings and analysis. #10 Steve Kerr Maybe it’s not a coincidence that today’s top two outside shooters are coached...

Grant Hill Named Finalist for 2018 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Feb. 17, 2018 LOS ANGELES – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today, at NBA All-Star Weekend, eight phenomenal players, three standout coaches, one exceptional referee, and one record-setting team as...

Jonathan Isaac Knows Patience is Key to Long-Term Success

By John DentonFeb. 15, 2018 ORLANDO – Before he ever played a NBA game, Orlando Magic rookie forward Jonathan Isaac vowed he would compare his progress this season not against the established...

A Deeper Look at Mario Hezonja’s Improvement

By Josh CohenFeb. 15, 2018 ORLANDO – We’ve seen tremendous growth from Mario Hezonja over the last two months. Injuries to several of the Magic’s starters increased his playing time beginning in...

Postgame Report: Magic vs. Hornets

By John DentonFeb. 14, 2018 ORLANDO – When the Orlando Magic return from the break for the NBA All-Star Game next week, head coach Frank Vogel says ``we’re going to be a...

Magic's Top Performers vs. Hornets

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Jonathan Isaac Eager to Return to Action

By John DentonFeb. 14, 2018 ORLANDO – Up in weight some 11 pounds and his bothersome right ankle finally healthy, Orlando Magic rookie Jonathan Isaac pronounced himself as being ``back to where I...

Ranking 10 Greatest Left-Handed Players in NBA History

OrlandoMagic.com's Josh Cohen ranks the greatest left-handed players in NBA history. Click through this slideshow for full rankings and analysis. #10 Billy Cunningham Since moving to Philadelphia in 1963, the Sixers have won two NBA...

Containing Kemba Walker Priority for Magic

By John DentonFeb. 14, 2018 ORLANDO – At some point tonight, the Charlotte Hornets will go into a set featuring Kemba Walker at the top of the offense with the ball in his...

Khem Birch Had Unique Journey to the NBA

By John DentonFeb. 13, 2018 ORLANDO – A native of hockey hotbed, Montreal, and someone who made it to the NBA only after toiling in Turkey, Greece and the minor leagues, Orlando Magic...

Magic’s Top Performers vs. Bulls

Khem Birch After the Magic’s shootaround on Monday – about seven hours prior to tipoff against the Bulls – Head Coach Frank Vogel raved about Birch and complimented his relentless activity. As he’s done a lot of over the...

Khem Birch Has Fond Memories Playing in McDonald’s High School All-American Game in Chicago

By John DentonFeb. 12, 2018 CHICAGO – When the Orlando Magic first played in Chicago this season, it was the week before Christmas and center Khem Birch was toiling in the G League...

Ranking 10 Greatest Big Threes in NBA History

OrlandoMagic.com's Josh Cohen ranks the greatest "Big Threes" in NBA history. Click through this slideshow for full rankings and analysis. Tied #10 Isiah Thomas, Joe Dumars and Bill Laimbeer The Pistons of the late 80s...

Frank Vogel Pleased With Team’s Energy, Effort and Enthusiasm

By John DentonFeb. 12, 2018 CHICAGO – Their momentum interrupted by a narrow loss two nights ago, the Orlando Magic will look to get back on track tonight against an opponent that has...

Mario Hezonja Continues to Show Tremendous Growth

By John DentonFeb. 11, 2018 CHICAGO – As much as it was a game-plan ploy to try and capture another victory for the Orlando Magic, Mario Hezonja’s assignment on superstar forward Giannis Antetokounmpo...

Postgame Report: Magic vs. Bucks

By John DentonFeb. 10, 2018 ORLANDO – Usually as guarded with his game plan as any other NBA head coach, Frank Vogel had nothing to hide on Saturday when discussing how his team...

Marreese Speights Best on Magic at Drawing Charges

By John DentonFeb. 10, 2018 ORLANDO – Some coaches and analysts call the act of taking a charge – a defensive tactic that takes skill, courage and salesmanship – the ``most selfless act...

Magic Coaches, Players Marvel at D.J. Augustin’s Shooting Form

By John DentonFeb. 9, 2018 ORLANDO – Watch the basketball leave the fingertips of Orlando Magic point guard D.J. Augustin and it looks like a clip out of some sort of how-to instructional...

Ranking 10 Best Second Round Draft Picks Since 1980

OrlandoMagic.com's Josh Cohen ranks the best second round draft picks since 1980. Click through this slideshow for full rankings and analysis. #10 Rashard Lewis The Magic would likely not have advanced to the NBA Finals in...

Postgame Report: Magic 100, Hawks 98

By John DentonFeb. 8, 2018 ORLANDO – Maybe it was only fitting that the Orlando Magic faced the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday – the day that the franchise traded away long-time point guard...

Magic Trade Elfrid Payton to Suns for 2018 Second Round Pick

By John DentonFeb. 8, 2018 ORLANDO – Not just by every statistical measure, but also by the raw look and feel of the Orlando Magic of late, the team has functioned significantly better...

Magic Playing with Great Energy, Enthusiasm and Efficiency

By John DentonFeb. 8, 2018 ORLANDO – The NBA’s trade deadline hits today at 3 p.m., meaning the Orlando Magic’s roster could potentially look different by tipoff at 7 p.m., but the suddenly...

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