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Heat trade Napier to Magic, Zoran Dragic to Celtics

Heat trade Napier to Magic, Zoran Dragic to Celtics

nba.com ESPN.com Updated Jul 27
The Miami Heat trimmed roster and payroll Monday, trading Shabazz Napier to the Orlando Magic and Zoran Dragic to the Boston Celtics and then waiving forward Henry Walker.
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  • Magic, Raptors scheduled for January game in London

    Magic, Raptors scheduled for January game in London

    nba.com Jul 22
    The NBA says the Orlando Magic and Toronto Raptors will play a regular-season game in London on Jan. 14.
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  • Magic sign center Smith to strengthen frontcourt

    Magic sign center Smith to strengthen frontcourt

    nba.com Jul 14
    The Orlando Magic began free agency attempting to make a big splash.
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  • Report: Magic agree to trade Harkless to Trail Blazers

    Report: Magic agree to trade Harkless to Trail Blazers

    nba.com Jul 13
    A person with knowledge of the details says the Orlando Magic have agreed to trade forward Maurice Harkless to the Portland Trail Blazers for a future second-round draft pick.
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  • Magic sign 5th overall pick Mario Hezonja

    Magic sign 5th overall pick Mario Hezonja

    nba.com Jul 10
    The Orlando Magic have signed first-round draft pick Mario Hezonja.
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  • Magic sign Watson, deal O'Quinn with sign-and-trade

    Magic sign Watson, deal O'Quinn with sign-and-trade

    nba.com Jul 9
    Orlando Magic front office officials promised to be active in free agency this offseason and began the signing period Thursday by acquiring free agent veteran point guard C.J. Watson, and sending big man Kyle O'Quinn to the New York Knicks in a sign-and…
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  • Report: Magic agree to new 4-year deal with Harris

    Report: Magic agree to new 4-year deal with Harris

    nba.com Jul 4
    A person with knowledge of the details says Tobias Harris has agreed to sign a new contract to remain with the Orlando Magic.
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  • Magic draft pick Mario Hezonja completes buyout

    Magic draft pick Mario Hezonja completes buyout

    nba.com Jun 30
    Orlando Magic draft pick Mario Hezonja has completed a buyout with European club FC Barcelona and is expected to join his new team in the coming days.
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  • Magic waive Gordon; Hezonja completes buyout

    Magic waive Gordon; Hezonja completes buyout

    nba.com Jun 29
    The Orlando Magic have lost one player and will soon pick up another.
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  • Magic deal Ridnour to Grizzlies for rights to Latvian Timma

    Magic deal Ridnour to Grizzlies for rights to Latvian Timma

    nba.com Jun 24
    The Orlando Magic have agreed to send reserve point guard Luke Ridnour to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for the rights to forward Janis Timma.
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  • Report: Dario Saric to stay in Turkey, won't play for 76ers thi…

    Report: Dario Saric to stay in Turkey, won't play for 76ers this season

    yahoo.com Jun 22
    As the Philadelphia 76ers prepare to make the third overall selection in this Thursday's 2015 NBA draft, they'll do so knowing that Croatian forward Dario Saric — the No. 12 pick in the 2014 draft, whom the Sixers snagged from the Orlando Magic along wi…
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  • Orlando Magic to Host 2015 Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summe…

    Orlando Magic to Host 2015 Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League

    nba.com Jun 18
    The Orlando Magic will host the Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League at the team's practice court at the Amway Center from July 4-10, 2015. The 25-game, seven-day event will feature two teams from the Orlando Magic, along with the Brooklyn Nets,…
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  • Scott Skiles is the new head coach in Orlando, for better or wo…

    Scott Skiles is the new head coach in Orlando, for better or worse

    You hope that the Orlando Magic know what they’re diving into. Scott Skiles can coach well at the NBA level. Scott Skiles will bring a semblance of professionalism to your roster, and define your culture. Your team will improve, and players of all types…
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  • Magic keep GM Hennigan in fold through 2017-18 season

    Magic keep GM Hennigan in fold through 2017-18 season

    nba.com Apr 30
    The Orlando Magic have extended general manager Rob Hennigan through the 2017-18 season.
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  • Pau Gasol wins the 2015 Magic Johnson Award for graciousness wi…

    Pau Gasol wins the 2015 Magic Johnson Award for graciousness with the media

    yahoo.com Apr 23
    In a world full of fussin’ and fightin’, we call can agree on the fact that Chicago Bulls center Pau Gasol is a really swell sort of guy. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of basketball] Gasol was recognized as such on Wednesday…
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  • Magic to face Flamengo in NBA Global Games Rio 2015

    Magic to face Flamengo in NBA Global Games Rio 2015

    nba.com Apr 16
    The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today that the Orlando Magic will face Flamengo, the current champion of the Brazilian Pro-Basketball Tournament (Novo Basquete Brasil - NBB) and FIBA's Intercontinental Cup, in NBA Global Games Rio 20…
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  • Nets nab East's No. 8 spot, but were Pacers the greater success…

    Nets nab East's No. 8 spot, but were Pacers the greater success?

    yahoo.com Apr 16
    Congratulations are due to the Brooklyn Nets, the final team to clinch a berth in the 2015 NBA postseason. After defeating the Orlando Magic 101-88 at Barclays Center and improving their record to 38-44, the Nets watched the Indiana Pacers fall to the M…
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  • The Knicks and Magic set an NBA record for fewest combined poin…

    The Knicks and Magic set an NBA record for fewest combined points in a quarter

    The New York Knicks and Orlando Magic are trying to lose games, as the 2014-15 NBA season limps to an end, in order to better their NBA draft outlook. It should be noted that the Knicks and the Magic are doing a fabulous job. An otherwise forgettable Ne…
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  • Oladipo's winning layup lets Magic spoil Rose's return for Bull…

    Oladipo's winning layup lets Magic spoil Rose's return for Bulls

    yahoo.com Apr 8
    Wednesday was a happy day for the Chicago Bulls, at least until the final seconds of their game at the Orlando Magic. Ex-MVP Derrick Rose returned to action following six weeks and 20 games on the sidelines following knee surgery, bringing with him new …
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  • Video - Magic Stun Blazers 00:51

    Magic Stun Blazers

    Mar 20
    Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.
  • Video - Why Elfrid Payton Should Be Rookie Of Year 01:29

    Why Elfrid Payton Should Be Rookie Of Year

    Mar 19
    ESPN director of production analytics Ben Alamar makes the case for why Magic guard Elfrid Payton should be the NBA Rookie of the Year.
  • Video - Rondo's No-Look, Over-The-Head Pass 00:17

    Rondo's No-Look, Over-The-Head Pass

    Mar 18
    Mavs guard Rajon Rondo threw a full-court, no-look, over-the-head assist to teammate Monta Ellis for the layup against the Orlando Magic.
  • Video - Magic's Surge Not Enough Against Mavs 01:32

    Magic's Surge Not Enough Against Mavs

    Mar 18
    The Magic erased a 22-point deficit but fell to the Mavericks 107-102.

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  • Golden State Warriors trade Gerald Wallace to Philadelphia 76ers for Jason…

    Jul 31
    The Golden State Warriors acquired big man Jason Thompson from the Philadelphia 76ers for forward Gerald Wallace plus draft and cash considerations, the teams announced Friday.
  • 5-on-5: Biggest fallers

    Jul 30
    After starting 24-8 last season, Toronto played .500 ball the rest of the way. With a planned transition to a new defensive identity this year, J.A. A...
  • 5-on-5: Biggest risers, fallers for 2015-16 NBA season

    Jul 28
    After a summer of deals, which teams are on the inside track to success next season and which are headed for a down year? Our 5-on-5 panel weighs in.
  • Miami Heat trade Zoran Dragic to Boston Celtics

    Jul 27
    The Boston Celtics have acquired guard Zoran Dragic and a future second-round pick from the Miami Heat, sources told ESPN.com.