/ Aug 11, 2014 / 6:00 pm
Last week, comedian Joe Mande decided to change the name of every NBA team based on the first thing he could think of for each city. He’s posted them all on his website. Here’s a sampling of what he came up with: Atlanta Stripclubs, Brooklyn Bloggers, Cleveland LeBrons, Dallas Grassy Knolls, Memphis Ribs and Utah Mormons. Mande sent out an open invite on Twitter for fans to create logos for these team names, and he’s gotten a lot of great responses.
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/ Jul 29, 2014 / 2:00 pm
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 »
/ Jul 25, 2014 / 1:30 pm
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 »
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.
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/ Jul 8, 2014 / 4:15 pm
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 »
/ Jul 6, 2014 / 2:15 pm
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 »
The Orlando Magic have selected Arizona forward Aaron Gordon with the fourth pick of the 2014 NBA Draft. Read More »
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 »
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.
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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 »