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Evan Fournier mocks his NBA2K character on Twitter

With the NBA season approaching, NBA2K has been releasing rankings for players in the 2017 version of the popular video game. For Evan Fournier, it wasn’t the rating he had an issue with. Fournier was assigned a rating of 78, but he was more concerned about the look of his character. The Magic guard posted a screenshot via his Twitter account and inquired who the guy wearing his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic make new numbers official, including a change for Mario Hezonja

The Orlando Magic’s 2017 season took another tangible step closer to reality. The team announced new numbers for new acquisitions and one big change. The NBA season is getting very real. There is only a month to go before training camp begins. Everyone with the Magic is getting antsy. Just look at Serge Ibaka, he […] Orlando Magic make new numbers official, including a change...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
11 hours ago

Did Orlando Have A Magical Offseason?

The NBA offseason couldn’t have been more confusing. Kevin Durant left Oklahoma City, the longtime face of Miami left for the Windy City, and Timofey Mozgov was the first player signed on July 1. A surplus of cap room convinced nearly every team in the league they had a chance to compete with a few acquisitions, especially in the Eastern Conference. Yet, the Orlando Magic had...
Via The Sports Quotient
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Evan Fournier has some fun with his 2K avatar

NBA2K17 ratings and avatars are getting released. Evan Fournier received his rating and his likeness and . . . well, it does not quite look like him. In less than a month the NBA season will become more real not just for fans, but also for the players with the much-anticipated release of NBA2K17. The […] Evan Fournier has some fun with his 2K avatar - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
18 hours ago

Evan Fournier’s NBA 2K17 Profile Gets Social Media Treatment

We are a month away from Orlando Magic training camp beginning. NBA fans are usually bored out of their minds this time of year, but that’s where the wonderful invention of video games comes in. September will be dominated by talk of the new NBA 2K17 game, and this is where team and player ratings/rankings are beginning to get revealed. This is where Friday took a bit of an unfortunate...
Via Magic Basketball Online
1 day ago

Serge Ibaka readying for fresh start

Serge Ibaka has taken the news of his trade very positively. He said he is excited about the opportunity for a fresh start as he prepares for the season. Serge Ibaka is perhaps the biggest name acquisition for the Orlando Magic in this summer of change. The trade that brought him to Orlando, sending out […] Serge Ibaka readying for fresh start - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
1 day ago

Erie BayHawks 2016-2017 Season Schedule Released

The 2016-2017 season will be the last one in which the Orlando Magic have a relationship with their BayHawks D-League team up in Erie, Pennsylvania. Lakeland, Florida is expected to be the home base of Orlando’s developmental team come the start of the ’17-’18 campaign. But, I’m jumping the gun a bit. The NBA Development League released their ’16-’17 schedule on Monday...
Via Magic Basketball Online
5 days ago

30 Years Ago, ‘Orlando Magic Day’ Was Born

August 22, 1986 isn’t marked down as a special day in Orlando Magic franchise history. It probably should be. 1986 was the year the Central Florida area was going to leap into the professional sports spotlight…whether its residents were planning on it or not. June 19, 1986 is a fairly famous day for those alive at the time. That was the morning that local businessman Jim Hewitt...
Via Magic Basketball Online
6 days ago

Study Reveals The Magic Amount of Daily Exercise You Need to Counteract a Sedentary Lifestyle

Sitting is the new smoking. It's an oft-repeated (and possibly hyperbolic) quote, but the idea is important—prolonged periods of sitting can do serious damage to your body. According to The Mayo Clinic, too much sitting has been linked with a higher risk of obesity, high blood pressure and abnormal cholesterol levels. Considering that the three constants in many Americans...
Via Stack
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Making Sense Of The Talented Yet Scattered Magic Roster

The overwhelming reaction to Rob Hennigan's active offseason for the Orlando Magic has been "What the heck is this franchise doing?" While everyone has attempted to make sense of a summer filled with confounding moves, many of those same critics lambasted Nikola Vucevic being featured at the center position due to his lack of defensive instinct, and questioned the sustainability...
Via RealGM - NBA
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Von Wafer pleads on Twitter for another chance in NBA

Von Wafer last played in the NBA in 2012. However, he hasn’t given up on playing in the league and wants one more opportunity to show he can contribute. Wafer was drafted in the second round of the 2005 draft by the Lakers. From there, he went on to spend time with the Clippers, Nuggets, Blazers, Rockets, Celtics, and Magic. Wafer has also played in leagues in Greece, Italy, China...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Magic's Meeks has surgery to stabilize injured foot

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) The tenure of Jodie Meeks with the Orlando Magic has hit a snag before getting started. The team announced the recently acquired guard underwent surgery on Tuesday to stabilize the fifth metatarsal in his right foot. Meeks, acquired in a trade with Detroit on June 29, will be out indefinitely. His return will depend on how he responds to rehabilitation. The...
Via Associated Press
July 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic open themselves up to world of pain on Twitter

The Orlando Magic had a...vexing...offseason of acquisitions and front office maneuvering.The team brought in addition rim protection in Serge Ibaka in exchange for a insignificant cache of talent in Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyosova and the rights to 2016 first-round draftee Domantas Sabonas.That move gave fans pause, and only became more vexing when the team doubled down on lane enforcement...
Via FOX Sports
July 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Spurs GM reveals why Tim Duncan couldn't come back for one more year

The NBA watched one of its greatest eras come to a close earlier this week, as San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan announced that his career is over. Duncan's retirement made for a litany of celebrations, remembrances, and lists of ridiculous statistics surrounding the future Hall of Famer. Truly, we're not ready to say goodbye to the big guy. The league won't be the same without...
Via FOX Sports
July 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Love and dunks reign at Aaron Gordon's Dunk Fest in Venice Beach

Aaron Gordon is out here dunking in jeans. More accurately, Aaron Gordon is out here dunking in skinny, cut-off jean shorts. And he's not "dunking" so much as attempting to fry our planet's natural laws atop Venice Beach's storied public basketball courts.The packed crowd at Sunday's first annual Aaron Gordon Dunk Fest is spotted with bucket hats and #BlackLivesMatter shirts, and...
Via FOX Sports
July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Aaron Gordon drop a young camper to the floor with a crossover

Aaron Gordon doesn't care if you're 6-foot-5 or 4-foot-nothing. He will embarrass you. The crazy-athletic Orlando Magic star showed no mercy on this little camper Thursday. Gordon crossed the youngster up, sending him to the floor with a pair of broken ankles. Rather than helping the poor kid up, Gordon left him on the hardwood and threw down a dunk. You savage, Aaron.
Via FOX Sports
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Videos: Young Campers Mob Former Arizona Star Aaron Gordon After He Throws Down 360 Dunk

Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon can do magnificent things on a basketball court. Gordon helped bring down the house with his amazing NBA Dunk Contest performance during the 2016 All-Star break, and he showed off those skills during a youth basketball camp. After rejecting a young player, Gordon took the ball all the way across the court, and threw down a 360 slam with ease. He...
Via College Spun
July 05, 2016  |  Discuss
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