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Getty Image Welcome to Hoop Dreams, a season preview unlike any other you’ll read before the 2016-17 season tips off. The premise is simple. We’ll be providing 30 of these fictional forays because it simply stinks that only one team can win the title ea…Share Tweet
Former Magic star Grant Hill asks for a moment of silence for the victims in the Orlando nightclub shooting before Game 5 of the NBA Finals. (Getty Images) The Orlando Magic announced plans to honor the 49 victims killed in this past June’s Pulse nightc…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 7It sometimes takes a lot of courage for a front office to admit that a rebuilding process isn’t working. Teams spend years obtaining high draft picks and selecting players they think can lead them to contention, and it’s natural to place lots of faith i…Share Tweet
DJ Khaled Sold Mixtapes To Shaq And Other Players When He Was A Ball-Boy For The Magicdimemag.com Sep 30Just in case you forgot, the 90s were an amazing time. Almost anything was possible. Take the most apocryphal-sounding story, set it sometime in the 1990s, and all of the sudden it has the ring of authenticity. Like the one about how DJ Khaled used to b…Share Tweet
Magic Johnson Actually Used Twitter To Say Something Important And We Should All Listendimemag.com Sep 23Getty Image Magic Johnson took to Twitter on Thursday to say he’s “disgusted by what’s happening” to people of color in America and address the violent protests in Charlotte following another series of African-American deaths at the hands of police in A…Share Tweet
Recalling The Time The Magic Almost Couldn’t Draft Shaq No. 1 Because Of Technical Failuresdimemag.com Sep 8Getty Image Shaquille O’Neal will enter the Hall of Fame on Saturday after a decorated 20-year NBA career spent mostly with the Magic, Lakers and Heat. Orlando Shaq was a physical marvel unlike anything the league has ever seen before. The unparalleled …Share Tweet
Runner-up Aaron Gordon Isn’t Sure He’s Going To Be In The Dunk Contest Next Yeardimemag.com Sep 7Aaron Gordon was the fourth overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. He’s an incredibly athletic player entering his third season with the Orlando Magic. How will new coach Frank Vogel use him? Is he ready to turn that raw potential into results? Few people …Share Tweetdimemag.com Aug 31USA TODAY Sports Before Kevin Durant left for the Warriors, some around the league thought that the Thunder traded Serge Ibaka to the Orlando Magic on draft night in an attempt to clear the locker room of a perceived discontent who didn’t necessarily ge…Share Tweet
The New ‘NBA 2K17’ Trailer Pits Michael Jordan And The Dream Team Against Team USA In Riodimemag.com Aug 10Ever wondered how Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, and the Dream Team would fare against today’s representatives of USA Basketball? Your curiosity will be sated soon enough. In an epic new look at NBA 2K17, the next iteration of the top-rated …Share Tweet
The Orlando Magic’s New Alternate Jerseys Received A Good Old-Fashioned Twitter Roastdimemag.com Aug 9Get your first look at our brand-new “Stars” jersey, which players will wear during the 2016-17 season! #PureMagic — Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic) August 9, 2016 The Orlando Magic, once owners of one of the NBA’s dopest uniforms, are trying to right the…Share Tweet
Magic's Meeks undergoes foot surgery, out indefinitelynba.com Jul 19Recently acquired Orlando Magic guard Jodie Meeks underwent surgery on Tuesday to stabilize the fifth metatarsal in his right foot, the team announced.Share Tweet
Orlando Magic Fans Went HAM When The Team Foolishly Asked About Their Summer On Twitterdimemag.com Jul 18Getty Image The Orlando Magic may be satisfied with their offseason moves so far — including the acquisition of Serge Ibaka in a trade that sent Victor Oladipo to Oklahoma City — but their fans don’t exactly share that sentiment. That was the lesson lea…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 18NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum announces that the Orlando Magic have the 11th pick in the 2016 NBA draft. (AP/Julie Jacobson) As Summer League winds down and we move toward the quieter part of the NBA’s offseason, NBA teams and their social media sq…Share Tweet
Magic deal Marble to Clippers for Wilcoxnba.com Jul 15The Orlando Magic have acquired third-year guard C.J. Wilcox and cash from the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for Devyn Marble and a future second round draft pick.Share Tweet
Larry Nance, Jr. Used Summer League As His Personal Dunk Contest Audition Saturday Nightdimemag.com Jul 10NBA Summer League is a time to watch a bunch of draft picks, future cornerstones, and fringey guys itching for just one shot at the pros jack up 30-footers and mostly look lost. But sometimes viewers get lucky and see something like a No. 1 overall pick…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 9Magic Johnson and Larry Bird share a gritty, competitive laugh. (AP/Amy Sancetta) Kevin Durant’s decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder and join the Golden State Warriors in free agency has turned the basketball world on its head. The move created …Share Tweet
Larry Bird Explains Why He Would ‘Never’ Have Teamed Up With Magic Johnsondimemag.com Jul 9Getty Image NBA legend and president of the Indiana Pacers Larry Bird joined the Sirius XM NBA channel for an interview and said he would have never teamed up with Magic Johnson back when they were rivals. Previous NBA generations tend to have a “I’d ra…Share Tweet
Second-round NBA picks hope to defy oddsnba.com Jul 6Just two weeks into his NBA career, Orlando Magic rookie center Stephen Zimmerman isn't quite sure how he will fit in with his new team.Share Tweet
Orlando Continued Its Quest To Start Four Bigs With Bismack Biyombo Apparently Coming Aboarddimemag.com Jul 2USA TODAY Sports The Orlando Magic already brought in one athletic big man this offseason when it sent a package of players to Oklahoma City in exchange for Serge Ibaka. On Saturday, the team decided that it apparently didn’t have enough bigs, so it sig…Share Tweet
Evan Fournier Will Reportedly Return To The Magic On A Huge Five-Year Dealdimemag.com Jul 1Getty Image Evan Fournier was thrust to the forefront of the Orlando Magic’s present upon the shocking trade that sent Victor Oladipo to the Oklahoma City Thunder. And after less than one full day of free agency, it’s clear the talented guard will be a …Share Tweetnba.com Jun 30A week ago after waking up in Paris to flurry of congratulatory text messages, Serge Ibaka wasn't quite sure how to feel about the NBA Draft night trade that landed him in Orlando.Share Tweet
Pistons send Meeks to Magic for second-round picknba.com Jun 29The Detroit Pistons have traded guard Jodie Meeks to the Orlando Magic for a 2019 conditional second-round draft pick.Share Tweet
Magic's Vogel finalizes new coaching staffnba.com Jun 29New Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel has finalized his staff.Share Tweetdimemag.com Jun 29Getty Image Dwight Howard may have left the Rockets on less-than-stellar terms (much like the Lakers and the Magic), but he’s still one of the best defensive centers in the game, and at 30 years old has considerable value. That’s why he opted out of the…Share Tweet
Kevin Durant Weighs In On The Shocking Serge Ibaka Draft Day Tradedimemag.com Jun 28Getty Image The big trade between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Orlando Magic was arguably the most significant thing to happen during the NBA Draft. The Thunder sent Serge Ibaka, a key cog in many a winning team, away in exchange for Victor Oladipo…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jun 25USA TODAY Sports Much of the hubbub surrounding the Thunder’s trade of Serge Ibaka to the Magic has been focused on Oklahoma City’s attempts to retain Kevin Durant or the Magic’s seeming abandonment of their patient rebuild with youth, but slightly lost…Share Tweet
Magic Stun BlazersMar 20Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.
Why Elfrid Payton Should Be Rookie Of YearMar 19ESPN director of production analytics Ben Alamar makes the case for why Magic guard Elfrid Payton should be the NBA Rookie of the Year.
Rondo's No-Look, Over-The-Head PassMar 18Mavs guard Rajon Rondo threw a full-court, no-look, over-the-head assist to teammate Monta Ellis for the layup against the Orlando Magic.
Magic's Surge Not Enough Against MavsMar 18The Magic erased a 22-point deficit but fell to the Mavericks 107-102.