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Increasing buzz teams well out of playoffs will not come to Orlando for games

Increasing buzz teams well out of playoffs will not come to Orlando for games

The added risk is not worth the reward for teams far out of the postseason chase.

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7 hours ago, NBC Sports, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon needs Playoffs to salvage season

It has been a frustrating year for Aaron Gordon. As the Orlando Magic gear up for the Playoffs, Gordon needs a strong showing. It takes a lot to get Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon to stand in awe of something. The forward has made his name as a high-flying dunker. His exploits in the Dunk […] Orlando...

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10 hours ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Milwaukee Bucks: Investigating the Lopez twins’ Orlando performances

All reports are indicating that the NBA is looking to finish the 2019-20 season at Disney World in Orlando. That is music to the ears of the Milwaukee Bucks, and especially the Lopez twins. The NBA and by extension, the Milwaukee Bucks, may soon be set for the happiest place on earth. As ESPN’s...

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17 hours ago, Behind the Buck Pass, Milwaukee Bucks, Orlando Magic

Report: NBA in negotiations with Disney to restart season in Orlando

Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images The league is targeting a late-July return Fans might call any place where NBA basketball returns “The Most Magical Place on Earth,” but the idea could be taken more literally given current negotiations between the league and the Walt Disney Corporation. According...

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21 hours ago, Liberty Ballers, Philadelphia 76ers, Orlando Magic

2009 Orlando Magic were a picture of calm in dispatching the champs

The Orlando Magic were not supposed to be waltz into Boston and defeat the Boston Celtics in a Game 7. But they found a champion’s clam in advancing again. It was hard to put a finger on exactly why the Orlando Magic were able to keep up with the Boston Celtics in the 2009 Eastern […] 2009...

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1 day ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

What ever happened to that Orlando Magic team that bounced the Chicago Bulls in 1995?

What ever happened to that Orlando Magic team that bounced the Chicago Bulls in 1995?

In the 1995 NBA Playoffs, the Orlando Magic – led by Shaquille O'Neal and Penny Hardaway – officially arrived. A year later, they were gone.

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1 day ago, FOX Sports, Chicago Bulls, Orlando Magic

Minnesota Timberwolves: The NBA is probably going to return… in Orlando

The Minnesota Timberwolves have nothing to play for when the NBA season returns. That said, they will still likely have multiple games to play before it will be considered the offseason. According to Sports Illustrated, the NBA will play some regular-season games rather than skipping directly into the...

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1 day ago, Dunking with Wolves, Minnesota Timberwolves, Orlando Magic

NBA in negotiations with Orlando as lone site to host restart of season

NBA in negotiations with Orlando as lone site to host restart of season

This likely means Las Vegas is out of the picture to host an NBA restart.

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1 day ago, NBC Sports, Orlando Magic

NBA engaging in ‘exploratory conversations’ toward late July restart in Orlando

Photo by Gary Bassing/NBAE via Getty Images Discussions about the NBA’s path to restarting the 2019-20 season continue, including proposals and ideas about where and when the action might resume. On Saturday, the NBA weighed in for the first time in an official capacity with regard to a specific venue....

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1 day ago, Peachtree Hoops, Atlanta Hawks, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac started running again when facility reopened

Jonathan Isaac suddenly may return for the Orlando Magic with the league’s months-long hiatus. He started running again now with the facility open. The biggest question facing the Orlando Magic for whenever the season resumes is whether Jonathan Isaac will be able to return for the abbreviated...

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2 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic need to end season to help players continue developing

The Orlando Magic’s project to grow from the middle is dependent on this season ending. The Magic’s young players especially need to see the playoffs. The 2020 season for the Orlando Magic has been tinged with disappointment. The hiatus has only increased the hand-wringing for the team and...

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2 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

OKC Thunder: Orlando’s Walt Disney World gains edge to host NBA games

OKC Thunder players are returning to the Ion for workouts but may soon be in need of mouse ears. On Monday the OKC Thunder re-opened the doors to their practice facility the Thunder Ion becoming the 17th NBA to do so. It’s expected the majority of teams will have their facilities opened by week’s...

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2 days ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic

Chuma Okeke was shooting jumpers before Orlando Magic’s hiatus

Chuma Okeke said he was shooting jumpers before the season went on hiatus. Now he and the Orlando Magic will have to wait even longer for him to return. The focus for the Orlando Magic during this hiatus has been at least partly on what the team will look like moving forward. Hardly satisfied with […] Chuma...

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3 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

NBA season likely to resume in both Orlando and Las Vegas?

There’s increased confidence around NBA circles that the 2019-20 season will resume within the next two months. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is expected to lay out the plan to players and teams on June 1.

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3 days ago, Yardbarker, Orlando Magic

Bucks Owner: Western, Eastern Conferences 'Probably' Hosted in Vegas, Orlando

Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry indicated the NBA's plan to restart the 2019-20 season " will probably be two sites...

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3 days ago, Bleacher Report, Milwaukee Bucks, Orlando Magic

Disney World “clear frontrunner” to host remainder of NBA season: Q&A with Keith Smith, originator of the idea

Photo by Gary Bassing/NBAE via Getty Images Orlando could soon become the center of the basketball universe Orlando could soon become the center of the basketball universe for the first time since...well, ever. Shams Charania of The Athletic reported on Wednesday that Disney World in Orlando is the...

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3 days ago, Orlando Pinstriped Post, Orlando Magic

5 Orlando Magic stories that deserve its own documentary

With the completion of The Last Dance, there are plenty more NBA stories to tell and plenty more Orlando Magic tales that deserve a documentary. The NBA world is still going through a bit of withdrawal with the end of The Last Dance. In this time without any live sports — or NBA basketball...

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3 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Disney Springs reopens and the NBA seems closer to restarting in Orlando

Disney Springs is reopening and the property and the league seems closer to restarting in Orlando at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports. Thursday is a big step toward a return to normalcy. Really it started last week with Universal Orlando reopening its entertainment district, CityWalk, to limited capacity...

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4 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

The NBA is reportedly focused on finishing season in Orlando

Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images The Athletic says the league is zeroing in on Disney World to finish the 2019-20 season. It looks like we are one step closer to having basketball back in our lives. The Athletic’s Shams Charania and Sam Amick are reporting that the NBA is in serious...

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4 days ago, Sactown Royalty, Sacramento Kings, Orlando Magic

Report: NBA Considering Houston as Site for Games Alongside Orlando, Las Vegas

As the NBA continues to explore scenarios to potentially finish this season, the city of Houston is reportedly being considered as a host site for games...

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4 days ago, Bleacher Report, Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic

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