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Orlando Magic’s Oladipo Shines on Pro Summer League Roster
July 3rd, 2013 at 2:00 PM
  ***PHOTO1***Victor Oladipo has been making quite a name for himself these past couple months. From rising up in the rankings, to being the No. 2 first round draft pick, his name seems to be heard continuously. Well, here he is again making headlines for himself as he will be the...

Orlando Magic Sign Jared Berggren After 2013 NBA Draft
June 28th, 2013 at 7:51 PM
As reported last night, the Orlando Magic selected Victor Oladipo during the first round of the NBA draft on Thursday. As the night concluded and University of Wisconsin forward, Jared Berggren, went undrafted, his NBA dreams were not lost as he signed with the Magic today.  At the University of Wisconsin, Jared Berggren set career...

Add Cody Zeller to the Orlando Magic’s Draft Rumors
June 26th, 2013 at 1:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** As we have already heard numerous talks of the Orlando Magic's possible draft selections and trade deals, the Orlando Sentential has reported yet another draft prospect, Cody Zeller, to be considered. A sophomore forward from Indiana University, Zeller visited Orlando for a workout on Monday as the Magic prepare for the...

Orlando Magic Trade Update: Andrew Nicholson and Caron Butler Added to the Deal
June 25th, 2013 at 2:13 PM
In recent trading rumors between the Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Clippers, a new addition to the package deal has surfaced. According to trade rumors, the Magic have been planning to trade Aaron Affalo for Eric Bledsoe; however, the deal is believed to now include Magic power forward, Andrew Nicholson and possibly...

It’s Time to Thank Hedo Turkoglu for His Time with the Orlando Magic
May 17th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
While I have never been the biggest Hedo Turkoglu fan, the Orlando Magic forward was an integral part of the team's run to the NBA Finals in 2009. Thus, I think it's time to give him the proper respect as it appears he's on his way out of Orlando after...

Orlando Magic Center Nikola Vucevic Comes in Fourth in Most Improved Player Voting
April 24th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic, in just his second season in the NBA and his first year with the Magic, came in fourth in the league's Most Improved Player balloting, tallying 10 first-place votes, 14 second-place votes and 17 third-place votes, with 109 total points. Indiana Pacers forward Paul George (311...

Orlando Magic Forward Hedo Turkoglu Could Find Himself on Open Market
April 20th, 2013 at 7:30 AM
It is quite obvious that Nikola Vucevic, Andrew Nicholson, Tobias Harris and several others will be sticking around as the Orlando Magic continue their rebuilding process over the upcoming seasons. One question mark that does remain is whether veteran forward Hedo Turkoglu will be around to see any more of...

Orlando Magic Forward Kyle O’Quinn Presented with Aleve-Publix ‘Hustle Player of the Year’ Award
April 17th, 2013 at 12:42 PM
Orlando Magic rookie forward Kyle O'Quinn hasn't exactly lit it up this season, but his high-energy style of play has apparently gained the attention of Magic fans, who voted him the Aleve-Publix 'Hustle Player of the Year' in polls conducted on OrlandoMagic.com. In 56 games this season, O'Quinn has averaged 4.1...

Nikola Vucevic Continues Stellar Play in Loss to Cleveland Cavaliers
April 8th, 2013 at 1:17 PM
Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic, who is in his second season in the NBA and his first year with the Magic, has been a double-double machine, tallying 42 of them while averaging 12.7 points per game and 11.8 rebounds per game this season. In Sunday's 91-85 defeat at the hands...

Orlando Magic Fans Very Appreciative of Jameer Nelson’s Loyalty
March 19th, 2013 at 3:59 PM
Since he was drafted by the Orlando Magic in the 2004 NBA Draft, point guard Jameer Nelson has seen teammates come and teammates go, but he has been the one constant in the Magic locker room, something the fans certainly appreciate and something Nelson recognizes. ***PHOTO1*** "The fans from Orlando have been...

J.J. Redick Responds to Being Traded to the Milwaukee Bucks
February 21st, 2013 at 7:44 PM
It's going to take a while to get used to writing "former Orlando Magic shooting guard J.J. Redick," but Magic fans are going to have to suck it up and move on, despite the fact that an excellent 3-point shooter will now be taking his talents to the Milwaukee Bucks. It...

Campaign Begins to Get J.J. Redick in 2014 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest
February 20th, 2013 at 3:26 PM
Just a few weeks ago, I voiced my displeasure with the fact that Orlando Magic shooting guard J.J. Redick was left out of the 2013 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest, which he has deserved to be in for several years. As such, I have decided that it's never too early to start...

Hedo Turkoglu Suspended 20 Games for Positive Steroid Test
February 13th, 2013 at 5:21 PM
It has already been a bad season for Orlando Magic forward Hedo Turkoglu, who has played in just 11 of 51 games thanks to several injuries and illnesses, but things got even worse on Wednesday when the NBA announced that the 13-year pro had been suspended the next 20 games without...

Andrew Nicholson to Take Andre Drummond’s Place in BBVA Rising Stars Challenge
February 10th, 2013 at 11:01 PM
After first-year Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic, who is in his second year in the NBA, was named to the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge about a week and a half ago, Magic fans were rejoicing that they would finally get to see one of their bright young stars gain some...

J.J. Redick Overlooked Again for 2013 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest
February 7th, 2013 at 8:15 PM
The field for the 2013 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest at All-Star Weekend has now been announced by the NBA and — surprise, surprise — Orlando Magic shooting guard J.J. Redick isn't in it. I have to say that I'm extremely frustrated and growing more and more perturbed with the selection committee. Redick deserves to be in the contest...

Orlando Magic Rookies Gaining Experience Recently
February 4th, 2013 at 1:18 PM
If nothing else, the injuries to Jameer Nelson, Arron Afflalo and Glen Davis have opened the door for the rookies of the Orlando Magic to get more playing time. Despite a 14-33 record that puts them near the bottom of the Eastern Conference, extended playing time for their first-year players...

Orlando Magic Center Nikola Vucevic Makes 2013 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge Team
January 31st, 2013 at 2:00 AM
On Wednesday, Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic was named to the sophomore team for the 2013 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, which will take place on Friday, February 15th in Houston during NBA All-Star Weekend. The second-year man has been one of the bright spots for a Magic team that is currently...

People Need to Stop Picking on J.J. Redick for Attending a Justin Bieber Concert
January 28th, 2013 at 6:17 PM
Throughout the day, I've read articles on various sites talking about how J.J. Redick went to a Justin Bieber concert on Saturday night at the Amway Center. But it isn't time to take away his man card yet. The Orlando Magic shooting guard insists he only went for the following...

Orlando Magic Veterans Trying to Keep Their Heads Up
January 26th, 2013 at 12:05 AM
It has been a trying season for the Orlando Magic, specifically over the last month or so. They have dealt with injuries to forward Glen Davis, guard E'Twaun Moore and center Gustavo Ayon while losing 15 of their last 17 games, including a recent 10-game losing streak. The squad's veterans have...

Jameer Nelson Breaks Orlando Magic Franchise Record for Career Assists
January 8th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
Despite Monday's loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, which was their ninth defeat in a row, the Orlando Magic got 21 points and 12 assists from point guard Jameer Nelson, giving the eight-year pro 2,787 assists in his career, the most ever for a Magic player. Nelson broke the franchise record...