| Oct 13, 2013
| 4:05 PM
With the Magic, less is more — more or less.
It's practically their slogan.
Fewer wins equals a greater chance to grab a big star in the draft (hello, Andrew Wiggins).
Cutting back on practice and shootaround sessions means fresher, focused...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Nik Vucevic is one of the nicest players on the Orlando Magic roster.
Polite and generally soft-spoken, Vucevic once last season knocked an opposing big man to the ground and then asked, "Are you all right?"
So what happened during the Magic's 110-105...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:42 AM
TONIGHT: Cavaliers at Magic, 7
WHERE: Amway Center
BROADCAST: TV — None. (NBA TV is scheduled to pick up Fox Sports Ohio’s broadcast, but a Magic official said NBA TV’s telecast will be blacked out in Central Florida.) RADIO —...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:38 PM
JACKSONVILLE — The Orlando Magic want their own minor-league affiliate within the state of Florida, and Wednesday night's preseason exhibition against the New Orleans Pelicans offered the city of Jacksonville an informal audition for a potential NBA...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Andrew Nicholson followed the same routine all offseason. He'd arrive early at Amway Center, lift weights for 90 minutes and then refine his game on the practice court.
Nicholson saved the last portion of his on-court workouts for 3-point shooting. He...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Five takeaways from the Magic’s preseason opener against New Orleans:
- The Magic lost to the Pelicans 99-95 and lost a chance to steal the game when refs blew a call at the end. With Orlando trailing 97-93, Tobias Harris hit a 3-point shot...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:36 PM
All summer, and throughout these first days of fall, Orlando Magic players have tried to add new wrinkles to their respective games.
Arron Afflalo did grueling workouts designed to improve his endurance and, therefore, make him a more rugged defender....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:50 AM
TONIGHT: Magic vs. Pelicans, 7
WHERE: Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville
BROADCAST: TV — None. RADIO — 580 AM (WDBO). SPANISH BROADCAST — elorlandomagic.com.
WHAT TO WATCH: Tonight’s exhibition will be the Magic’s...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Orlando Magic players, coaches and support staffers assembled on Amway Center's practice court a bit before 10 Sunday morning. The team split into small groups, with three players clustered around each basket to shoot free throws.
Coach Jacque Vaughn...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 12:03 PM
As Orlando Magic scouts and front-office executives prepared for the 2013 NBA Draft, they asked countless questions about the top prospects. Team officials contacted high-school coaches, college coaches, strength-and-conditioning specialists —...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:15 PM
You'll have to excuse Solomon Jones III if he's feeling a little more giddy than an NBA veteran should.
Jones, 29, has 270 games under his belt since 2006, having played in L.A. and New York. He has been to China and back.
Playing for the Magic in...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Some statistics can be twisted.
The Orlando Magic ranked 25th in the NBA in defensive efficiency last season, allowing opponents to score 106.7 points per 100 possessions. Those numbers — perhaps more than any others — explain...