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Orlando Magic Forward Hedo Turkoglu Aims to Return for NBA Playoffs
April 24th, 2012 at 7:34 PM
The Orlando Magic have been dealt their fair share of bad luck at the end of this season. First, they lost starting forward for the remainder of the regular season. Then Ryan Anderson went down for a few games (he is back now). And then Armageddon struck the Orlando Magic....

Orlando Magic’s Glen “Big Baby” Davis Fined $35k for Obscene Gesture
March 29th, 2012 at 5:05 PM
Glen Davis has been fined $35,000 by the NBA for an obscene gesture towards a Toronto Raptors fan on Monday night. ***PHOTO1*** It occurred with 7:49 remaining in the second quarter. Davis just took a hard foul to the head and appeared to check his head for blood then extended the middle...

Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard and Chris Duhon Love the Ladies with the Ample Booty
March 27th, 2012 at 6:42 PM
Dwight Howard and Chris Duhon recently attended the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation and left quite an impression. This was a black-tie event, but it didn't stop Orlando's big man from showing his true colors of being a jokester.  ***PHOTO1*** Howard and Duhon took the stage to sing karaoke with two Orlando Magic...

Should the Orlando Magic Pursue Boris Diaw?
March 21st, 2012 at 4:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** Boris Diaw and the Charlotte Bobcats have reached a buyout of his contract. This buyout makes Diaw a free agent and able to sign with the contender of his choice, but he to do it by Friday to be eligible for a playoff roster. Diaw plays the power forward position...

Orlando Magic Pursuing Golden State Warriors’ Monta Ellis, but at What Price?
March 12th, 2012 at 5:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Orlando Magic are confirmed to be in talks with the Golden State Warriors according to two sources, reports realgm.com. "The Magic, Warriors and Hornets are in discussions on a three-team trade, two league sources confirmed. Monta Ellis, Andris Biedrins and Dorell Wright would be sent by the Warriors to the...

Orlando Magic Forward Hedo Turkoglu Suspended for One Game
March 10th, 2012 at 9:26 AM
***PHOTO1***The Orlando Magic were able to defeat the team with the NBA's best record, the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night. This was a monumental win for a franchise that was desperate for a signature win on national television. The Magic had dropped some devastating games on national television recently (Boston...

Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard Told to “Shut up and Play Ball” by NBA Legend Oscar Robertson
February 23rd, 2012 at 12:37 PM
“Keep your mouth shut and play basketball." Those are wise words to any athlete these days, but these words were directed at Orlando Magic's All-Star Center, Dwight Howard, by NBA pioneer and icon, Oscar Robertson.  Oscar made these comments this morning on the show, "Open Mike", which is a radio...

Former Orlando Magic PG Darrell Armstrong Arrested
January 19th, 2012 at 9:36 PM
Darrell Armstrong, a former fan favorite during his years in Orlando, was arrested Wednesday in California. According to authorities, Armstrong was stopped for a traffic violation Tuesday night when the officer saw an outstanding warrant come up during a routine background check. He had an outstanding warrant for non-sufficient funds...

If the NBA Playoffs Started Today, Where Would the Orlando Magic Stack Up?
January 15th, 2012 at 12:22 PM
Magic fans, I know it's early, but I thought on this day that mainly is focused on the NFL Playoffs, that I would let you know where the Magic stand in the Eastern Conference Playoff Race. The Eastern Conference Standings the last few years have been mostly dominated by the Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic, and Chicago Bulls. This year's...

JJ Goes Redick-ulous on the Houston Rockets for the Orlando Magic
December 27th, 2011 at 6:26 PM
Dwight Howard has been asking for help for years from the Orlando Magic, and maybe, just maybe, it's been right under his nose. Quite possibly, literally, right under his nose. 6'4" JJ Redick barely comes up to Dwight Howard's shoulders, so you can forgive Dwight if he hasn't exactly seen eye to eye with JJ, but JJ just might...

Orlando Magic Waive Guard Gilbert Arenas
December 9th, 2011 at 3:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Orlando Magic have waived Gilbert Arenas and designated his as their amnesty clause player. The amnesty clause was created under the new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) allowing teams to eliminate bad player contracts under certain conditions. The last time the NBA offered an amnesty clause was in 2005....

Just Another Friday for the Orlando Magic, Two Trades, One Amnesty Cut and Tampering Charges
December 9th, 2011 at 2:45 PM
The Orlando Magic have completed a trade for the Celtic's Glen "Big Baby" Davis for Brandon Bass, in the works of filing tampering charges against the Nets and Rockets and working on another trade. The second trade would deal Jason Richardson for Philadelphia's Andre Iguodala in a three-team trade. We're...

Orlando Magic CEO Bob Vander Weide to “Retire”
December 6th, 2011 at 2:51 PM
As if Orlando hasn't had enough of the rumor mill lately. The Orlando Magic's CEO, Bob Vander Weide is set to "retire". The rumor mill has it on good authority and from good sources that Bob Vander Weide in recent days made 1am phone call to Dwight Howard while believed to...

Shaq was a Sheriff, but Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard Joins FBI
November 15th, 2011 at 5:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** Kind of. Dwight Howard announced today that he will be teaming up with the FBI to assist in a child safety initiative. The two "Supermen" of the NBA have both done positive work in the community, amongst numerous other charitable events, but both have a soft part in their hearts...

Orlando Magic’s JJ Redick Says Players are Getting “Screwed”
November 10th, 2011 at 5:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** Just a quick article on JJ Redick's most recent comments on the lockout. I haven't done many NBA Lockout articles, because frankly, it makes me sick we are missing out on so much basketball right now. So, I'll keep this short and sweet. JJ is known for his sharp-shooting...

Dwight Howard, LeBron James and Tim Tebow Teammates on the Denver Broncos?
November 8th, 2011 at 4:46 PM
There has been serious discussion about Dwight Howard and LeBron James joining the Denver Broncos to play alongside Timmy Tebow. By "serious", I mean on Twitter, and by "discussion", I mean a handful of tweets. All three of these guys love posting on Twitter and interacting with their fans. James...

Orlando Magic Dancers are Shaking Their Money Makers in China
November 7th, 2011 at 6:07 PM
The Magic dancers are getting in some serious travel during the offseason. Earlier this year, a few of their dance members went to the Philippines for NBA Madness Manilla 2011 and now they find themselves back in Asia taking a dance tour of China. Joining dance team manager Jeanine Klem-Thomas are...

NBA Lockout Update: It’s Mediation Wednesday
October 19th, 2011 at 7:10 PM
After the first two weeks of the 2011-2012 NBA Season were lost, NBA fans around the world are still mystified that the Owners and NBA Player's Association haven't agreed to a new deal. Yesterday here at Magic 101 we updated you via twitter and facebook that the two sides started...

Orlando Magic Forward Brandon Bass Goes MTV During NBA Lockout
October 15th, 2011 at 9:17 AM
October is normally the time of the year where Orlando Magic basketball players start to make noise on the basketball court to prepare for the start of a new season. The NBA Lockout of course has ruined that, but that hasn't kept Orlando Magic forward Brandon Bass quite. Josh Robbins...

Orlando Magic to Give Fans on Installment Plans a Break
October 14th, 2011 at 6:14 PM
People who are making installment payments on their Magic season tickets received some good news today. The Magic sent an e-mail letting fans know that they won't be withdrawing monthly payments until a new collective bargaining agreement is reached. I'm sure this is great news for fans who were thinking...