Magic Beat Pelicans in Overtime, Finish Preseason with 2-5 Record

The Orlando Magic concluded their 2016 preseason action with a 2-5 record. They looked awful for about the first 40 minutes of Thursday’s contest, but they took down the New Orleans Pelicans 114-111 in overtime. 23-point comebacks are wonderful, even when they don’t officially count. Despite trailing by 10 entering the fourth quarter Orlando turned on their defense, winning that...
Via Magic Basketball Online
39 minutes ago

Magic Wands: Orlando Magic vs. New Orleans Pelicans

Time/TV: 7 p.m./ Line: Magic by 4.5 Tickets: $8-$276 on SeatGeek Season Series: Tonight in Orlando (Preseason); Nov. 16 in Orlando; Jan. 18 in New Orleans 2016 Preseason Pace Off. Rtg. Def. Rtg. eFG% O.Reb.% TO% FTR New Orleans 102.8 101.4 107.3 50.6 16.1 15.0 33.7 Orlando 100.0 95.2 106.4 48.7 22.0 19.6 32.9 1) Frank Vogel said he will use […] Magic Wands...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
5 hours ago

Orlando Magic still building their defense as preseason ends

The Orlando Magic hoped to build a defensive team for the regular season. The team has had plenty of hiccups on that end especially in the preseason. Whether anyone wants to admit it or not, there were moments during the Orlando Magic’s 107-77 loss to the Miami Heat on Tuesday where the team played decently […] Orlando Magic still building their defense as preseason ends - Orlando...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
8 hours ago

Orlando Magic Rumors: Nikola Vucevic not on market for now

The NBA season has not begun and already there are talks about trades. For now, the Orlando Magic are not listening when others call for Nikola Vucevic. Ever since the Orlando Magic acquired Serge Ibaka in a draft night trade and then doubled down on the inside by signing Bismack Biyombo, the questions have circled […] Orlando Magic Rumors: Nikola Vucevic not on market for now...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
11 hours ago

Reshaped Magic ready to make another run at playoffs

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) It's become almost a ritual in Orlando in recent years: The Magic tip off the season with the goal of ending their postseason drought after a dramatic offseason of changes. They hope they got it right this time. After coach Scott Skiles walked away after going 35-47 in his only season in Orlando the team parted ways with emerging star guard Victor Oladipo....
Via Associated Press
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Magic's Aaron Gordon ready to accept small forward challenge

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) During his first two NBA seasons Aaron Gordon was known much more his slashes to the basket and gravity defying dunks than his jumper. Now the third-year Magic forward is being asked to be much more in the system of new coach Frank Vogel. Perhaps more than any of his teammates, Gordon will have the biggest shift moving from power forward to small forward with...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penny & Pops Podcast: Preseason Progress of Your 1-4 Magic

The Orlando Magic are 1-4 in the preseason and improvements in free throw attempts and 3-point shooting are obvious. Frank Vogel got his exhibition season revenge on the Pacers. How are the Big 3 of Nikola Vucevic, Bismack Biyombo, and Serge Ibaka looking? Are we going to all believe in Jeff Green? Who is struggling (Mario Hezonja) and who is impressing? Are we onboard with the Vogel...
Via Magic Basketball Online
3 days ago

Serge Ibaka, Evan Fournier light it up in Magic's loss to Hawks

Paul Millsap and Tim Hardaway Jr. each scored 19 points to help the visiting Atlanta Hawks beat the Orlando Magic 105-98 on Sunday night in an exhibition game. Millsap made 7 of 12 shots and had nine rebounds and seven assists for the Hawks (3-2). Serge Ibaka scored 25 points and Evan Fournier added 22 for the Magic (1-4). HAWKS: Thabo Sefolosha scored 15 points and made 3 of 4 3...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Papa John’s 50% Off ‘MAGICWIN’ Promotion Continues in ’16-’17

The Orlando Magic and Papa John’s will once again partner up for the eighth consecutive season to offer people one of the greatest food deals in Central Florida – the Papa John’s ‘MAGICWIN’ victory pizza promotion. If you need a refresher, the promotion offers fans 50 percent off (50%!!!) Papa John’s regularly priced online menu the day after any Magic victory. Just...
Via Magic Basketball Online
4 days ago

What's next? The Magic head into the wilderness

The theme for most of these players is that they have reached a crossroads unique to their respective careers. Most of them have an aura of the hopeful springtime of youth. But some paths appear wintry and barren. Four years ago, Serge Ibaka was an Olympian, NBA Finalist, and a flourishing, energetic power forward with freakish athleticism and defensive timing. He appeared to be...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic to dedicate home opener to victims of terrorist attack

The Orlando Magic will host the Miami Heat in their home opener on October 26. Not only is this a big game for the Florida rivals, it will give the Magic an opportunity to pay their respects to the 49 people that lost their lives in the June terrorist attack at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. “Several tributes are planned, including a video highlighting the city’s unity,...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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