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Oladipo and Payton Selected for All-Star Weekend Rising Stars Challenge

Orlando Magic guards Victor Oladipo and Elfrid Payton have been selected to participate in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge as part of 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend in New York City. Oladipo, the 2013-14 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year runner-up, has increased his scoring average from 13.8 points in his first season to 16.5 points in his second season and improved his field goal percentage...
Via Magic Basketball Online
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Magic teammates Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton picked for Rising Stars Challenge

The NBA announced Wednesday that Orlando Magic guards Victor Oladipo and Elfrid Payton have been among the players selected for the Rising Stars Challenge, which will take place next month during All-Star Weekend. Oladipo and Payton will be part of the 10-man roster representing the United States against a team of international players. The rosters were selected by the league's assistant...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic Recognized at NBA Retail Summit

Orlando Magic Director of Retail Operations, Doug Smith was recently awarded the “Full Nelson Award” at the NBA Retail Summit that occurred January 11th through the 15th. The award is presented annually to the person demonstrating passion, leadership and dedication to improving the collective team business. Smith is in his sixth season with the Magic overseeing the team...
Via Magic Basketball Online
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Losing streak grows to 5 after 4th-quarter frustrations

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Up by nine points with eight minutes remaining Sunday night, the Orlando Magic appeared to be on the verge of snapping a four-game losing streak and winning for only the third time this month. Instead, the Indiana Pacers were the team that supplied the finishing kick as they broke a lengthy slide of their own in coming away with a 106-99 victory. The Magic shot 52...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Current State of the Orlando Magic

Led by Tobias Harris and Nikola Vucevic, the Orlando Magic are steadily moving in the right direction. In 2012, the Orlando Magic were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs for the second consecutive season. Despite qualifying for the postseason six years in a row (2007-12), the team made just one NBA Finals appearance, a 4-1 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. To make matters...
Via The Lottery Mafia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Team Up with UnitedHealthcare for Fit Week

You’ve seen the red shirts. As part of the Orlando Magic and UnitedHealthcare’s commitment to a healthy community, the two are teaming up to tip off Fit Week on Sunday January 25th when the Magic take on the Indiana Pacers. The activities will start at 4:00 p.m. outside at Fan Fest presented by FanDuel on Church Street with timed skills and drills competitions, a cooking demonstration...
Via Magic Basketball Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando’s Tobias Harris wants to win a championship…with a DIFFERENT team

Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris has lofty expectations and apparently they aren’t for his current team. The 22 year-old Tennessee product from New York has been long rumored to be a target for the Knicks after this season and it looks like Harris has high aspirations for the New York Knicks if he lands with them. Via NY Post: Harris, a free agent forward the Knicks plan to...
Via New York Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Rawlins Q&A: The evolution and expectations of Orlando City SC

Phil Rawlins is the founder and president of Orlando City SC, which officially begins play March 8 as one of two MLS expansion franchises. Orlando City won three USL PRO regular-season titles and two postseason championships in the four years after Rawlins moved the franchise from Austin, Texas. Orlando City, also known as the Orlando Lions, will play 34 regular-season games from...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Harris Plans Draft Entry Despite Unexpected Role Cut In Providence Junior Season

Providence junior forward Tyler Harris has plans to enter the NBA Draft in June in spite of a puzzling role reduction that has fueled a belief that he’s being regressed to stay in school for his senior season of eligibility, sources told RealGM. One season after starting in all 35 games of Providence’s run to the NCAA Big East tournament championship, Harris has started 11 of...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant blocks Ben Gordon’s lay-up in Thunder-Magic

Ben Gordon had two choices on this two-on-one fastbreak. A. He could easily lob it to his super athletic teammate, Aaron Gordon. That would be an easy two points and it would get the home crowd going because Aaron Gordon has hops and he can do whatever the heck he want with the ball in the air. B. Challenge the much taller Kevin Durant and try to convert a lay-up. Ben Gordon chose...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Russell Westbrook's amazing rock the cradle dunk

Russell Westbrook decided to pay homage to MJ by rocking the cradle on the Orlando Magic. The post VIDEO: Russell Westbrook Just Rocked The Cradle On The Orlando Magic appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Roberson’s Free Throw Airball Makes Case For Worst Ever

Andre Roberson took a free throw airball against the Orlando Magic that could very well be the worst you've ever seen. The shot is impressively bad.
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeff Green dunks all over Victor Oladipo

We officially have our first true highlight of Jeff Green in a Memphis Grizzlies uniform. Green was limited to 10 points Wednesday in a nondescript Grizzlies debut after being traded from the Boston Celtics, and he failed to make a field goal in the first half of Friday’s meeting with the Orlando Magic. Good Jeff Green showed up in the third quarter, though, as the ex-Celtic...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo serves up a tasty 360 jam

The NBA All-Star Dunk contest is still weeks away but the Magic’s Victor Oladipo brought some excitement to the court early. Against Houston, Victor brought the jams to the Magic fans with one sweet 360 dunk as the game was sealed for an Orlando win. Why you got to hurt the Rockets Victor? Why????? The post Victor Oladipo serves up a tasty 360 jam appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
Via Crossover Chronicles
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo ices Magic win over Rockets with 360 slam dunk (Video / GIF)

Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo was the star of Wednesday night's 120-113 win over the Houston Rockets as he scored 32 points, highlighted by this 360 breakaway slam dunk which iced the game in the final minute.Oladipo's dunk excited the crowd - and the Magic bench:Video via NBA. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
Via Holdout Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nikola Vucevic Posterizes Pau Gasol (Video)

Nikola Vucevic climbs the escalator for the one-hand-jam posterizing Pau Gasol with authority. The post Nikola Vucevic Posterizes Pau Gasol (Video) appeared first on Basketball Bicker by Gary Altenor.
Via Basketball Bicker
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nikola Vucevic Threw the Hammer Down on Pau Last Night

It’s been an unexpected rough stretch for the Bulls lately as they have dropped three of four, including two at home in games they were favored by double digits. None of this has been the fault of Pau Gasol who has been playing out of his mind, but he got absolutely destroyed by Nikola Vucevic last night: That’s a vicious hammer. Check out Pau stumbling over afterwards like...
Via Sports Mockery
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nikola Vucevic throws down hammer on Pau Gasol (Video / GIF)

Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic had a tremendous game Monday night against Chicago, highlighted by this nasty dunk right over Bulls center Pau Gasol that put him on his back.Vucevic led the way for the Magic with 33 points and 11 rebounds in the 121-114 victory over the Bulls.Video via NBA. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
Via Holdout Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic: Is Tobias Harris an All-Star?

The Orlando Magic recently put an advertisement out prompting fans to vote forward Tobias Harris into the All-Star game. At first, I laughed. Tobias Harris? I mean he’s evolved into a solid rotation player but All-Star? Surely the Magic’s marketing team had lost their minds. Then, I started to investigate. After a thorough investigation, I have changed my mind. 22 year-old Tobias...
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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