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Latest News / Nov 16, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Magic Rookie Aaron Gordon Fractures Bone In Left Foot, Out Indefinitely

Aaron Gordon

Just one day after the Orlando Magic’s best young player returned to the lineup, another very promising one is leaving it. Rookie forward Aaron Gordon fractured a bone in his left foot during Orlando’s loss to the Washington Wizards on Saturday and is out indefinitely, the team announced this morning. Read More »

Smack / Nov 13, 2014 / 10:30 am

J.R. Smith Forgets About ‘Melo On Brick At Buzzer As Knicks Lose Sixth Straight

J.R. Smith

The Knicks lost to the Magic 97-95 last night, their sixth straight game we can lump into the loss column. But with 3.5 seconds left, down two, they had the ball and a chance to either tie it up, or win it with a three-pointer. J.R. Smith took the inbounds, and though Carmelo Anthony can be seen calling for the ball, Smith decided to loft a three-pointer that barely glanced off the rim. Cue eyeroll. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 5, 2014 / 9:45 pm

Video: Magic’s Tobias Harris Hits Game-Winning Jumper As Time Expires To Beat Sixers

Tobias Harris

It’s our first game-winning buzzer-beater of 2014-2015! Watch Tobias Harris hit a jumper as time expires to lift the Orlando Magic to a 91-89 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in a battle of win-less teams. Read More »

Video / Nov 5, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Watch Pint-Sized Aaron Brooks Pack The Shot Of Seven-Foot Nikola Vucevic

Nikola Vucevic, Aaron Brooks

Nikola Vucevic, Aaron Brooks (photo. r/nba GIF)

Chicago Bulls reserve guard Aaron Brooks had 53 career blocks in six seasons coming into 2014-2015. Last night against the Orlando Magic, the diminutive University of Oregon product managed what has to be his most impressive swat to date. Watch the 6-0, 161-pound Brooks spring off two feet to authoritatively block the shot of Orlando Magic seven-footer Nikola Vucevic – as a help defender! Read More »

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 »