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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...

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...

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 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...

Nikola Vucevic Breaks Orlando Magic Franchise Record for Rebounds
January 1st, 2013 at 12:31 PM
Second-year center Nikola Vucevic has really stepped up for the Orlando Magic, especially in the injured Glen Davis' stead. On Monday, he found himself in elite company, as he surpassed Shaquille O'Neal's 19-year-old franchise record of 28 rebounds by pulling down 29 boards in Orlando's 112-110 overtime loss to the...

Orlando Magic Vs New Jersey Nets Pre-Game for Game 34
February 22nd, 2012 at 6:08 PM
The Nets are a preferred team on Dwight Howard's wish list. Brook Lopez is the center of attention for a possible trade between the two teams. With that being said, I fully expect Dwight Howard to shred Lopez tonight in the battle of the paint. In Lopez's defense, he is...

Orlando Magic Guard Jameer Nelson and Retired Great Dennis Scott Will Compete in Shooting Stars Competition
February 18th, 2012 at 1:09 PM
***PHOTO1***The Orlando Magic will be very noticeable in next weekend's NBA All-Star Weekend. First (obviously) the event will be held in Orlando in the friendly confines of the Amway Center, which of course is the home of the Orlando Magic. Next, Dwight Howard was named as a starter for the...

Shaquille O’Neal Says If Dwight Howard Leaves Orlando Magic It Will Be a ‘Travesty’
February 15th, 2012 at 9:37 AM
It was only a matter of time until the big man the city of Orlando formerly loved, Shaquille O'Neal, stuck his nose into the Dwight Howard situation. O'Neal is an attention whore, who loves to have his name in the spotlight. O'Neal and Howard have been fueding for years since...

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...

Expect Dwight Howard in an Orlando Magic Uniform for NBA All-Star Game
January 9th, 2012 at 7:32 PM
The Orlando Magic are off to a good start this season (6-3). Right now they are hanging out on the West Coast of the U.S after beating the Sacramento Kings in the first of three games played West of the Rockies. The Magic had a great game against the Kings, winning 104-97. Jason...

Dwight Howard Should Have New Jersey Nets Point Guard Deron Williams Demand a Trade to the Orlando Magic
December 22nd, 2011 at 6:09 PM
During the entire offseason, it has been rumored that Dwight Howard will not be a member of the Orlando Magic for much longer. He has been rumored to be either traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, New Jersey Nets, or lost as a free agent in the offseason. But those...

Orlando Magic Camp Open Practice Quick Hits
December 17th, 2011 at 12:59 PM
The Orlando Magic just completed their open practice to the public at the Amway Center. Unfortunately, I was unable to attend and missed a lot of the game online, but I caught the end of it and wanted to give a recap of the action that I was able to follow on Twitter. John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com reported that nearly 9,000 fans attended the event,...

Rumors Run Rampant for Dwight Howard
December 11th, 2011 at 2:57 PM
The rumors continue. The Orlando Magic had recently given 3 NBA teams the opportunity for Dwight Howard's agent to  negotiate a deal for the NBA's best big man. On the heals of an overruled trade that would have landed Chris Paul in L.A., the Lakers are again in the news,...

Dwight Howard Given Permission to Negotiate Trade with Three Teams
December 10th, 2011 at 9:39 AM
Finally, yesterday brought Orlando Magic fans some hope that Dwight Howard could be saved. The Magic upgraded their power forward position by dumping journeyman Brandon Bass for former Boston Celtic Glen "Big Baby" Davis. Rumors were also floating around all day about the Orlando Magic receiving either Andre Iguodala from the Philadelphia 76ers or Monta Eliis from the Golden State Warriors as part...

Dwight Howard is Making His List and Checking It Twice
December 8th, 2011 at 5:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** Do the Orlando Magic have a legitimate chance of resigning Dwight Howard? It's too early to tell for sure, but it sounds like he s giving them a chance to save this relationship. Every so called expert, including myself, has Dwight bolting the first chance he gets. Whether it's...

Magic 101 Trade Idea: Orlando Magic Trade Dwight Howard for Lebron James
December 7th, 2011 at 7:19 PM
Orlando Magic Superstar Center Dwight Howard has been mentioned in a lot of NBA Rumor Mills to be on the move to a lot of different teams. Nearly every NBA expert feels he will ultimately end up with the Los Angeles Lakers for some sort of Andrew Bynum pu pu platter. He has been mentioned to be sent to the...

Orlando Magic Open to Trading Dwight Howard and They Should Be
December 1st, 2011 at 4:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Otis Smith said today that he is open to trading Dwight Howard. Good! I'd hate to think Smith would just sit by idly and let the season end with no intentions of talking to Dwight and seeing where his head is or letting him leave via free agency and...

Dwight Howard to Obama, Thanks but No Thanks?
November 22nd, 2011 at 4:23 PM
Orlando Magic big man Dwight Howard has had his name removed from President Obama's charity basketball game. First reported here by fellow Magic101 writer, Jason Crownover, that Howard, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant, and others, including former Magic player Vince Carter will play in Barack's charity hoops game, but...

Dwight Howard Will Play in Barack Obama’s Charity Basketball Game
November 20th, 2011 at 10:14 AM
Last weekend Dwight Howard played in his very own celebrity basketball game in Orlando. It looks like the extended NBA Lockout will allow Howard to play in a very different type of exhibition basketball game. This basketball game will be making a political statement. Josh Robbins of The Orlando Sentinel...