TAG: Orlando Magic

GIFs, Latest News / Oct 30, 2014 / 9:15 pm

Video: Magic Rookie Aaron Gordon Rises For Alley-Oop Slam Over Glen Rice, Jr.

Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon is already scary. Just imagine if the Orlando Magic rookie’s skills ever catch up to his athleticism. For now, though, flashes of that world class explosiveness will more than suffice. Watch Gordon lead the break before rising and finishing an alley-oop over top of the Washington Wizards’ Glen Rice, Jr.. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Oct 29, 2014 / 10:45 am

Video: Every Anthony Davis Block In Near Triple-Double

Elfrid Payton, Anthony Davis

In his first game of the 2014-15 season, Anthony Davis somehow met the insane expectations placed upon him after a dominating performance at the FIBA World Cup in Brazil this summer following his ascendent 20 and 10 season with a banged up 2013-14 Pellies team. He almost had a triple-double…in blocks during New Orleans’ 101-84 opening game win over Orlando. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 25, 2014 / 6:00 pm

Report: Victor Oladipo Out For A Month After Surgery For Facial Fracture

Victor Oladipo

The Orlando Magic have no ambitions of contention in 2014-2015, but this is still supposed to be a season of major progress. In year three of its post- Dwight Howard existence, Jacque Vaughn’s team needs to take steps forward to ensure its heading the right direction. The month-long absence of Orlando’s best guard isn’t a good start. According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, Rookie of the Year runner-up Victor Oladipo will miss the first four weeks of the regular season after enduring surgery to repair a fracture in his face. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 22, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Report: Orlando’s Nikola Vucevic Agrees To Four-Year, $54 Million Extension

Nikola Vucevic

The Orlando Magic have finally locked-down at least one member of its promising young core long-term. According to multiple reports, the team has agreed with center Nikola Vucevic on a four-year, $54 million contract extension. Read More »

GIFs, We Reminisce / Oct 16, 2014 / 2:15 pm

GIF: Elfrid Payton Channels Magic Johnson By Dishing A Dime While On His Behind

Elfrid Payton, Tobias Harris

We were still stuck in the id phase of development when Magic Johnson was leading LA’s Showtime Lakers at the Old Forum under coach Pat Riley. That doesn’t mean we didn’t beg our parents for VHS tapes of him when we hit the ego stage of sentience. We remembered a pass from one of those old tapes when we saw Magic rookie Elfrid Payton bounce a pretty dime while sitting on his butt during Orlando’s win over Flamenco in preseason play last night. Read More »

Video / Oct 15, 2014 / 10:30 pm

Aaron Gordon Jumps Up & Around Flamengo Brazil Defender For Power Dunk

Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon

It’s only a matter of time until Orlando Magic rookie Aaron Gordon became a favorite of the NBA world. If he keeps making plays like this one, it will surely come sooner than even his biggest fans were anticipating. In his team’s exhibition game against Flamengo Brazil tonight, Gordon exploded off of two feet to jump up and around a defender for a huge, two-handed power dunk. Read More »

NBA / Oct 14, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Video: Elfrid Payton Throws Awful Lob To Aaron Gordon, Makes 3-Pointer

Elfrid Payton, Aaron Gordon

Orlando Magic rookie point guard Elfrid Payton is known far more for his passing ability than shooting prowess, which makes the hideous yet surprisingly effective lob he threw to fellow first-round pick Aaron Gordon last night especially ironic. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 10, 2014 / 9:45 pm

Video: Aaron Gordon Finishes Alley-Oop On Top Of Roy Hibbert

Aaron Gordon

This rookie class can really, really leap. An hour or so after the Minnestoa Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins set Twitter ablaze by finishing his first in-game lob from Ricky Rubio, Aaron Gordon of the Orlando Magic out-did his fellow lottery pick by finishing an alley-oop on top of Roy Hibbert. Read More »

Latest News / Sep 17, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Teams’ Latest Twitter Contest Is #NBADramas

Damian Lillard

The increasingly active and humorous Twitter accounts of NBA teams are at it again. We’ve already shown you our favorite #NBASitcoms and #NBAMovies; now it’s time for some #NBADramas. Read More »

NBA / Sep 2, 2014 / 6:30 pm

Maurice Harkless Says Magic Have “A Chance To Make The Playoffs”

Maurice Harkless

The lack of balance between the Western and Eastern Conferences still exists. There are at least 11 quality teams in the West, each of whom would expect to make the playoffs if it resided in the East. As is, though, even 2013-2014 postseason teams like the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors could find themselves on the outside looking in come April given the collective strength of their conference’s proletariat – the Phoenix Suns, New Orleans Pelicans, and Denver Nuggets stand to improve this season, and Kobe Bryant’s Los Angeles Lakers still loom. That certainly wouldn’t be the case if the Rockets and Warriors played in the East, but such is the league’s current landscape. Read More »