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Youth Spotlight – Steve Ousley

For this month’s OMYBA Spotlight we talk with Steve Ousley at HP Sports in Lakeland. In addition to being a longtime Jr. Magic partner, we have hosted multiple camps at their facility over...

Magic and Jewett Orthopaedic Team Up to Beautify Habitat for Humanity Home

ORLANDO - Lending a helping hand to families in need always puts smiles on the faces of Nick Anderson and Bo Outlaw, the Orlando Magic’s Community Ambassadors. There are many reasons why being out in...

2019-20 Magic Position Preview: Power Forwards

ORLANDO – Expectations are soaring for the Orlando Magic in the upcoming season after the squad ended last season as one of the hottest teams in the NBA and reached the playoffs for the...

5 Most Interesting D.J. Augustin Stats Last Season

Stephen Curry was the only regular starting point guard in 2018-19 who logged a better 3-point percentage than D.J. Augustin, who shot 42.1 percent from beyond the arc. Also impressive, the 6-foot, 183-pound Magic...

5 Most Interesting Nikola Vucevic Stats Last Season

Nobody in the NBA scored more points when rolling to the basket in 2018-19 than Nikola Vucevic, who totaled 373 points in pick-and-roll action. The Magic’s 7-footer made 111 shots out of the pick-and-roll...

Magic Exercise Team Options On Bamba, Fultz and Isaac

ORLANDO – The Orlando Magic took a major step toward locking up their talented and promising young core for the foreseeable future on Monday. By exercising their fourth-year option on forward Jonathan Isaac’s...

Q&A with Magic Head Coach Steve Clifford

ORLANDO – Steve Clifford’s office at the Amway Center isn’t some sort of nostalgic shrine to a 36-year basketball career that has seen him work either with or for luminaries such as Michael Jordan,...

2019 FIBA World Cup Magic Recap

Evan Fournier Fournier captured his third bronze medal with the French national team, which defeated Australia in the third-place game and won six of its eight 2019 FIBA World Cup contests. The 26-year-old, who is...

Fournier, France Beat Australia, Claim Bronze

Unlike the last time France and Australia played in this tournament, when the two teams combined for 198 points, Sunday’s bronze-medal game was more of a defensive slugfest. Also different from the prior meeting was...

Orlando Magic Youth Basketball Academy Host “Her Time to Play” All-Girls Youth Clinic

ORLANDO - Inspired by her favorite players, which includes four-time WNBA champion Maya Moore, M’lani Vitela fell in love with basketball at an early age. Now 13 and a ninth grader at Lake Nona...

Fournier, France Fall to Argentina in World Cup Semifinals

France, coming off an historic win over the U.S., had no answer for Argentina’s swarming defense and crisp ball movement in Friday’s 80-66 loss in the semifinals of the 2019 FIBA World Cup. The Orlando...

Fournier, France Shock USA to Advance at World Cup

Before Wednesday’s FIBA World Cup quarterfinal game against France, the U.S. had won 58 straight international tournament games with NBA players. That streak is now over, as France’s own collection of NBA talent, notably the...

Several Sports Stars Team Up to Host Open Forum on Important Issue

ORLANDO - Former NFL wide receiver Anquan Boldin is confident relations between law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve can improve. For that to happen, as the three-time Pro Bowler sees it, difficult conversations...

Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins Named to Florida Trend Magazine’s “Florida 500”

ORLANDO – Orlando Magic Chief Executive Officer Alex Martins has been named to Florida Trend magazine’s “Florida 500,” which names Florida’s most influential business leaders. This marks the second consecutive year Martins has made...

2019-20 Magic Position Preview: Centers

ORLANDO – Expectations are soaring for the Orlando Magic in the upcoming season after the squad ended last season as one of the hottest teams in the NBA and reached the playoffs for the...

2019 FIBA World Cup: Fournier vs. Australia

Even though France had already clinched its spot in the quarterfinals of the 2019 FIBA World Cup prior to Monday’s action, its matchup with Australia on Monday was significant. The team that won would avoid...

2019 FIBA World Cup: Birch vs. Germany

Khem Birch stuffed the stat sheet in Canada’s final game of the 2019 FIBA World Cup, posting 15 points, nine rebounds, two assists, three steals and one block. However, the Canadians were unable to...

2019 FIBA World Cup: Vucevic vs. Japan

Behind another strong performance from Nikola Vucevic, Montenegro notched its first win in the World Cup since joining FIBA as an independent nation in 2006. A few weeks away from starting his eighth season with...

2019 FIBA World Cup: Aminu vs. China

The Nigerian national basketball team will be heading to their third straight Summer Olympics after finishing the 2019 FIBA World Cup with the highest ranking among teams from Africa. Needing to win its final game...

2019 FIBA World Cup: Fournier vs. Lithuania

As he’s done so often throughout his basketball career, both in the NBA and in international competition, Evan Fournier came up clutch when his team needed him most. The 6-foot-7, 205-pounder, who finished with a...

2019 FIBA World Cup: Vucevic vs. Turkey

Montenegro, which led for nearly the entire game, was unable to hold off Turkey down the stretch in its 79-74 loss on Saturday at the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China. Turkey, which trailed 11-2...

2019 FIBA World Cup: Birch vs. Jordan

Canada recorded its second straight win at the 2019 FIBA World Cup, trouncing Jordan on Saturday, 126-71, in its first of two games in the classification round. Khem Birch posted seven points (3-of-4 shooting), seven...

2019 FIBA World Cup: Aminu vs. Ivory Coast

Al-Farouq Aminu, hoping to now help his team qualify for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan, recorded 13 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals in Nigeria’s 83-66 victory over Ivory Coast on...

2019 FIBA World Cup: Birch vs. Senegal

Khem Birch dipped his hand in every major statistical category during Canada’s 82-60 win over Senegal on Thursday at the 2019 FIBA World Cup, recording six points, 10 rebounds, two assists, three steals and...

2019 FIBA World Cup: Fournier vs. Dominican Republic

France will head into the second round undefeated after routing the Dominican Republic, 90-56, on Thursday at the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China. Evan Fournier, who is getting ready to start his sixth season...

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