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Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins Confident About Team’s Future
April 28th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
Prior to this season, the Orlando Magic had made seven straight playoff appearances, which was the longest streak in the Eastern Conference. This year was anything but postseason-worthy, as the Magic posted an NBA-worst 20-62 record. Still, team CEO Alex Martins feels that championship-caliber seasons are just around the corner. "The...

Put All Trust in Magic General Manager Rob Hennigan
August 12th, 2012 at 3:30 PM
Team rebuilding is very depressing but it happens to every sports team in America at least one time. Often sports team executives are mostly criticized throughout this period. This is the current case for General Manager Rob Hennigan and the Orlando Magic organization. I am absolutely disgusted with the reactions of...

ESPN Reports Dwight Howard Will Ask for a Trade When Orlando Magic Season Ends
April 23rd, 2012 at 4:50 PM
ESPN's Stephen A Smith, according to www.iamagm.com, will ask for a trade at the end of the season. ***PHOTO1*** "The minute this season is over, according to what I am hearing from his camp, you can expect Dwight Howard to tell Orlando, 'Get me out of here. I don't want to be here any...

Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard Done for the Post-Season?
April 18th, 2012 at 5:32 PM
The Orlando Magic are preparing for Wednesday night's game against the Boston Celtics, but they are also preparing for something much bigger; Life without Dwight Howard. Howard has been diagnosed with a herniated disc in his back and has missed seven of the teams last nine games. Orlando has gone...

Orlando Magic’s Stan Van Gundy to Dwight Howard, You Think You Could Do My Job Better?
April 5th, 2012 at 6:38 PM
Stan Van Gundy has come to the media saying he has heard from the top of the Orlando Magic organization that franchise player, Dwight Howard, wants him out as the head coach. SVG's response? "I don't care about all that stuff." In an interview today, SVG went on to say...

Orlando Magic Forward Jason Richardson Gets Called Out by Head Coach Stan Van Gundy
March 22nd, 2012 at 7:41 PM
***PHOTO1***Orlando Magic starting shooting guard was rewarded with a healthy new contract to re-up with the Orlando Magic during the shortened offseason in December. He was heavily rumored to be headed to the Chicago Bulls, who were in desperate need of a shooting guard that can actually score. The Bulls...

Did the Orlando Magic and Dwight Howard Make the Right Decision?
March 20th, 2012 at 4:38 PM
The Orlando Magic have played three games since last Thursday's NBA trade deadline. The Magic are 1-2 in those three games since Dwight Howard agreed to waive his early termination clause in his contract and stay on for the 2012-2013 season. But was that the right decision by Howard? Was...

Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard Signs on for Another Season
March 15th, 2012 at 5:03 PM
The Orlando Magic did absolutely nothing before Thursday's NBA trade deadline. They didn't go out and get a big name for Dwight Howard to play alongside. They didn't trade away any of their fan favorite players like JJ Redick or Ryan Anderson, but they are getting all the headlines around...

Orlando Magic “Aggressively” Pursuing Steve Nash
February 28th, 2012 at 7:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** RealGM.com is reporting "multiple sources" that Orlando Magic GM, Otis Smith, is "aggressively" pursuing Phoenix Suns point guard Steve Nash. The Suns are taking a hard stance and insisting they do not want to start a rebuilding process by trading Nash to Orlando, or any team for that matter. I'm...

Who Could Be the Missing Pieces to Keep Dwight Howard with the Orlando Magic?
February 28th, 2012 at 6:50 PM
***PHOTO1***This past weekend the NBA went from Linsanity to Dwightsanity. With the NBA All-Star Game in Orlando, the media was constantly hounding Dwight Howard for answers as to where he will end up. Most experts feel that his days with the Orlando Magic are numbered even though the Magic have...

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...

Orlando Magic Waive Journeyman Larry Hughes; Sign Point Guard Ish Smith
February 2nd, 2012 at 6:39 PM
***PHOTO1***The Orlando Magic made a move after last night's game to try and better their point guard situation. Veteran backup point guard Larry Hughes has been released by the Orlando Magic. Hughes looked pretty good in the preseason but has done little in nine games played this year. The Magic's...

Orlando Magic Vs Washington Wizards Pre Game, Predictions and More
February 1st, 2012 at 6:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Orlando Magic host the Washington Wizards (4-17)  tonight at the Amway Center. Sun Sports will carry the game at 7 pm. The Magic have as many losses in a row as the Wizards have wins on the season. This should be an easy game for the home team, but...

Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard Told by Hall of Famer to Stay in Orlando
January 23rd, 2012 at 6:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** There's nobody in this world that is better at telling you what to do than yourself. But, with that being said, if I was a professional... and if another professional in my field, who just so happened to be one of the best ever, gave me advice, I'd listen...

Orlando Magic Guard Jameer Nelson’s Poor Play Related to Dwight Howard Trade Talk
January 22nd, 2012 at 11:03 AM
It was only a matter of time until this story came out. Jameer Nelson's play has been sub-par so far this season, especially his normally consistent jump shot. Nelson and star center, Dwight Howard, have been tight since they became teammates after the Magic acquired them in the 2004 NBA Draft. Howard has openly stated that he would like to play...

As the Dwight Turns, Breaking Down the Dwight Howard Scenarios
January 14th, 2012 at 11:25 AM
The Orlando Magic have been hot lately by starting their four game road trip with three consecutive wins. Dwight Howard set an NBA record for most free throw attempts in a game on Thursday night in Oakland. The Orlando Magic currently are leading the Southeast Division with an 8-3 record....

Revisiting the Orlando Magic and Boston Celtics Trade That Sent Brandon Bass to the C’s
January 5th, 2012 at 7:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** Sure the season is young, kind of.  I mean, it is January, but teams have only played a single-digit amount of games thanks to this off-seasons lockout. But it's never too early to questions the Magic's decision to trade Brandon Bass to the Boston Celtics for Glen "Big Baby" Davis. Magic fans were split on this decision. Bass...

If You’re Waiting for Dwight Howard to Be Traded, Don’t Hold Your Breath
December 28th, 2011 at 5:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** Have you heard any trade rumors about Dwight Howard lately? The New Jersey Nets wants him. The LA Lakers wants him. The Dallas Mavericks want him. Even his hometown Atlanta Hawks want him! Who wouldn't? Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard is a popular commodity. I mean, he's only the...

As the Dwight Turns, Orlando Magic Pull Dwight Howard Off of Trade Market
December 14th, 2011 at 7:18 PM
***PHOTO1***Last week, Dwight Howard appeared headed to the New Jersey Nets, Los Angeles Lakers, or Dallas Mavericks sooner than later when the Orlando Magic allowed Howard and his agent to negotiate a trade between the three teams. Earlier today the Magic brass apparently had a change of plans. Josh Robbins of The Orlando Sentinel reports that the Orlando Magic have...

Orlando Magic not Shopping Dwight Howard, Eye Signing Chauncey Billups
December 12th, 2011 at 5:47 PM
Before today every Dwight Howard rumor centered around which team was offering what to obtain Dwight Howard via trade. The Orlando Magic Kingdom was very dark and gloomy. Today the outlook for Howard's future (well at least immediate future) has brightened. Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com reports that the Orlando Magic...