TAG: Orlando Magic

Video / Jul 29, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Aaron Gordon Shows Off Insane Hops With Series Of Effortless Dunks

Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon (photo. iamaarongordon)

Just days after Zach LaVine left the dunking world’s mouth agape with an array of incredible slams at the Seattle Pro-Am, fellow rookie Aaron Gordon is primed to do the same. The 18 year-old Gordon showed off the immense athleticism that him the surprise fourth overall pick of June’s draft by performing several amazingly casual dunks at the Orlando Magic’s practice facility. Read More »

Video / Jul 25, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Watch Aaron Gordon Cross-Up Little Girl At Orlando MAGIC FIT Camp

Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon (photo. Adam Papageorgiou Vine)

It’s no secret that Orlando Magic rookie Aaron Gordon needs to work on his perimeter skills before making a full-time transition to the wing in the NBA. And by all accounts, Gordon is living up to his reputation as a tireless worker by constantly honing his handle – even if it means crossing-up adorable, unsuspecting children. Read More »

Playground, We Reminisce / Jul 24, 2014 / 12:00 pm

We Reminisce: “Skip 2 My Lou” Turns 38 Today

Rafer Alston, Dime #34

Rafer Alston turns 38 today. While he never reached superstar status in the NBA, the streetball legend went from the playground to a starting point guard playing in the NBA Finals. Today, we remember the man they call Skip 2 My Lou. Read More »

Video / Jul 8, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Watch Elfrid Payton’s Steal And Coast-To-Coast Dunk At Orlando Summer League

Elfrid Payton

Elfrid Payton (photo. nba.com/magic)

Orlando Magic rookie Elfrid Payton was one of the top performers on the third day of action in Orlando Summer League play, nearly posting a triple-double of 12 points, eight rebounds, and nine assists. The electric point guard is off to a strong start today, too, highlighted by a steal and authoritative coast-to-cost slam against the Memphis Grizzlies. Read More »

Video / Jul 6, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Watch Aaron Gordon’s Insane Block At Orlando Summer League

Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon (photo. Ashok Gamer YouTube)

Nick Johnson’s dunk over Timothy Ohlbrecht on the opening day of competition in Orlando could prove to be the dunk of Summer League. His former University of Arizona teammate, Aaron Gordon, had a block that was just as if not more impressive. Read More »

NBA Draft / Jun 26, 2014 / 8:12 pm

Magic Select Aaron Gordon With The Fourth Pick Of The 2014 NBA Draft

Aaron Gordon

The Orlando Magic have selected Arizona forward Aaron Gordon with the fourth pick of the 2014 NBA Draft. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 26, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Report: Magic Trade Afflalo To Nuggets For Fournier And Late Pick

Arron Afflalo, Evan Fournier

Rumors have been running rampant the past 48 hours that the Cleveland Cavaliers were close to trading the number one pick in tonight’s draft to the Orlando Magic for Arron Afflalo and the team’s pair of lottery picks. Forget all of that, though, as Afflalo is already on the move. According to reports, the Magic have traded him to the Denver Nuggets for Evan Fournier and the 56th pick in the draft. Read More »

We Reminisce / Jun 24, 2014 / 5:00 pm

We Reminisce: Orlando Takes Shaq First Overall At ’92 Draft

Shaquille O'Neal

22 years ago today, the NBA Draft was held in Portland, Oregon. The Orlando Magic had the first overall pick and selected Shaquille O’Neal. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 22, 2014 / 5:38 pm

5 Prospects Orlando Should Take In NBA Draft

Rob Hennigan, Victor Oladipo

Leading up to the 2014 NBA Draft – in the stretch run now — we are going to preview each team in the lottery for their needs. Taking a look at each team’s individual strengths, weaknesses, roster, and what prospects would fit in with their current and future plans. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jun 21, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Report: Bulls Pursuing Trade For Arron Afflalo

Arron Afflalo

The vast majority of speculation surrounding the Chicago Bulls’ offseason has been centered on acquiring Carmelo Anthony and parting ways with Carlos Boozer. Basketball is a team game, though, and the Bulls have more than one hole to fill from both roster and salary perspectives. To that end, Chicago is reportedly pursuing a trade for Orlando Magic wing Arron Afflalo. Read More »