Magic Rumors & News

  • Clippers Mystify Magic 114-90

    Clips Nation "With the Clippers coming into one of the longest road trips of their season, preparing for 7 games in 11 nights including three back to backs, many thought this could be a make or break stretch after 9 games of lackluster play. If the first game of this trip is any sign, the Clippers are beginning..." November 20

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    Orlando Magic @OrlandoMagic

    Magic G @EvanFourmizz (sore left heel) will not play tonight against the @LAClippers.

  • Magic revisit 'Hoosiers' script to beat the Pistons 107-93

    Orlando Sentinel "Monday night's first half between the Orlando Magic and the Detroit Pistons played out like the opening sequences of the Indiana high-school state title game depicted in the movie "Hoosiers." The Magic resembled undersized Hickory High. The Pistons looked like South Bend Central, a group of..." November 18

  • 4d
    John Denton @JohnDenton555

    .@OrlandoMagic F @IamAaronGordon fractured a bone in his left foot on Sat & is out indefinitely. AG, 19, fractured 5th metatarsal (outside).

  • Washington Wizards shake off Orlando Magic to improve to 7-2

    Washington Post "An eerily familiar sequence surfaced in the third quarter at Verizon Center on Saturday night. For 24 minutes, the Washington Wizards stitched together the sort of all-around performance they now expect against teams like the middling Orlando Magic. But repeated lapses plagued the Wizards in the..." November 16

  • 5d
    Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins

    Luke Ridnour is not with the Magic today to attend to a family matter, the team said. O'Quinn and Marble also will not play.

  • Victor Oladipo gives Magic energy boost in 101-85 win over the Bucks

    Orlando Sentinel "For the first eight minutes Friday night, the Orlando Magic looked as bad as they’ve looked all season. It’s one thing to miss shots, and the Magic did plenty of that against the Milwaukee Bucks. But the Magic did something worse: They began the game lethargically and with little focus. Victor..." November 15

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    Zach Lowe @ZachLowe_NBA

    Magic could have gotten a 1st for Afflalo in various deals, but they liked Fournier, and he's making that deal look better right now.

  • 6d
    Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins

    The Magic will activate Victor Oladipo for tonight's game.

  • Magic beat Knicks 97-95 to close out back-to-back

    Orlando Sentinel "With the Orlando Magic clinging to a two-point lead, the New York Knicks’ J.R. Smith launched the ball over Evan Fournier’s outstretched left arm with 1.2 seconds left on the clock. As the ball traveled in a steep arc, Magic players and coaches looked helpless as they tracked its flight toward..." November 13

  • NBA owners expendable, NBPA director says

    ESPN.com "Michele Roberts, the NBA players' union executive director, on Wednesday questioned several of the principles that for decades have governed owner-player relations in the league, objecting to the concept of a salary cap while making clear she'd push for much more than a 50-50 split of..." November 13

  • Magic’s Tobias Harris could be fit for Knicks in 2015

    New York Post "Tobias Harris, the Magic’s second-leading scorer, turned down a recent contract-extension offer and will become a restricted free agent this summer. According to a source, Harris, who went to high school at Long Island’s Half Hollow Hills West, has a lot of interest in his hometown Knicks after..." November 12

  • Raptors come back to beat Magic

    Toronto Sun "Maybe it was the sleeves. Maybe it was the fact that the Raptors had already played this particular opponent, didn’t play particularly well and still won. Whatever the reason, the Raptors made this one way tougher than it had to be before eventually escaping with a 104-100 win to improve to..." November 12

  • Garnett relieves Lopez to help Nets beat Magic

    New York Post "As Sunday’s game between the Nets and Magic wore on, a familiar pattern began to emerge. Whenever Magic center Nikola Vucevic was in the game against Brook Lopez, he would run a pick-and-roll with one of his guards, pop out toward the 3-point line and calmly drain a jumper. It was a pattern..." November 10

  • 11d
    Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins

    Devyn Marble has a strained rotator cuff and he is not available to play today.

  • Aaron Gordon and Elfrid Payton lead Magic to 112-103 OT win over 'Wolves

    Orlando Sentinel "Aaron Gordon stood alone in the right corner, slightly bent at the knees and waist in case a teammate hurled the ball to him. Tobias Harris drove along the right edge of the lane, collided with a Minnesota Timberwolves player and threw the basketball to Gordon. In one smooth motion, Gordon..." November 08

  • 12d
    John Denton @JohnDenton555

    .@OrlandoMagic PF @Kyle_OQuinn will NOT play on Sun in Brooklyn. He won't join team on road trip at least until Monday.

  • Magic notch 1st win of the season on Tobias Harris' buzzer-beater

    Orlando Sentinel "Over a span of six days, Tobias Harris experienced the wildest of emotional swings. The deadline for teams to sign fourth-year players to contract extensions passed with no agreement between Harris and the Orlando Magic. And two losses followed, leaving the Magic with an 0-4 record. But on..." November 06

  • Without stars, Jimmy Butler helps Bulls prevail over Magic

    CSN Chicago "Despite injuries to their two biggest stars, the Bulls dug and scrapped their way to another victory, downing Orlando 98-90 on Tuesday night to improve to 3-1 overall. It was the second-straight game the Bulls were without Derrick Rose, who injured both his ankles last Friday against..." November 05

  • Raptors beat Magic to improve to 2-0

    Toronto Sun "Dwane Casey was rightfully worried about this one. He knows all too well the dangers of taking a team lightly and, with this already young Orlando Magic team missing the one guy it will likely build around in Victor Oladipo, the alarm bells were going off like crazy for Casey. Oladipo, who..." November 02

  • Tobias Harris contract extension: Forward, Magic can't agree on new deal

    Orlando Pinstriped Post "The Orlando Magic had until midnight on October 31st to agree to terms with fourth-year forward Tobias Harris on an early contract extension, but the deadline passed without the parties coming to an accord. As such, Harris will become a restricted free agent on July 1st, 2015, once Orlando extends..." November 02

  • 19d
    Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins

    Kyle O'Quinn (left ankle) will remain on the inactive list for tonight's game against the #Raptors.

  • 20d
    Larry Ridley @mrlarryridley

    #NBA Source tells me #Orlando #Magic and Tobias Harris Will Not reach contract extension agreement by tonight's deadline

  • 20d
    Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins

    Victor Oladipo: "It's a part of playing the game. You get hurt. I think it's a test, really, of my character and who I am ..."

  • John Wall scores 30 as Washington Wizards hold off Orlando Magic

    Washington Post "Marcin Gortat recognized the mismatch from across the court and the Washington Wizards center didn’t hesitate. The Wizards were clinging to a three-point lead with under three minutes remaining in the fourth quarter against Orlando and Washington needed to stem the Magic’s momentum. So Gortat..." October 31

  • Adam Silver Wants To Help Set Rules For Legalized Sports Gambling

    ThePostGame.com "In Adam Silver's opinion, the current gambling laws aren't stopping fans from betting on sports -- they're only restricting domestic opportunities. As sports gambling in New Jersey inches closer to a reality, Silver believes now is the time to start accepting the "inevitable" future. The NBA..." October 31

  • 21d
    John Denton @JohnDenton555

    .@OrlandoMagic PF @Channing_Frye said his knee is sound & if he plays there will be no concern about his knee. Hopes to shed brace soon.

  • Pelicans beat Magic, 101-84, behind Anthony Davis' 26 points

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "On opening night, the Pelicans were at full strength and driven to start things off right. Standing in their way was a young Orlando Magic team aiming to make a big splash with rookie point guard Elfrid Payton, who prepped at Ehret, wanting to enjoy a homecoming. But the Pelicans were able..." October 29

  • PSD’s 2014-2015 NBA Eastern Conference Preview
    PSD Staff, Featured Content Team

    After a summer of endless drama highlighted by the return of a prodigal son, the Eastern Conference hierarchy looks completely different than it did in June and after a simply disastrous showing last year it appears things will be more competitive this season. October 29

  • Magic, Tobias Harris unlikely to sign extension, according to report

    Orlando Pinstriped Post "The fourth-year forward will almost certainly choose restricted free agency over a new deal with Orlando before Friday's extension deadline. The Orlando Magic's season tips off Tuesday with fourth-year forward Tobias Harris having yet to sign a contract extension. The deadline for first-round..." October 28

  • 24d
    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Keep eye on Tobias Harris. Won't sign ext w/Orlando b4 10/31. Restricted FA next summer. Nike deal gives him upgrade if he in LA, NY or CHI

  • 25d
    John Denton @JohnDenton555

    .@OrlandoMagic exercised 4th-yr option for Evan Fournier, Mo Harkless & Andrew Nicholson & 3rd-yr team option on Victor Oladipo's contract.

  • 25d
    Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins

    Luke Ridnour (quad), Ben Gordon (dental work) & Dewayne Dedmon (foot) are expected to practice today but will be monitored.

  • 26d
    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    Per @MavsPR, the @dallasmavs have requested waivers on center Bernard James, forward Ivan Johnson and guard Doron Lamb. Charlie V. is a Mav.

  • 26d
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    After surgery to repair a facial fracture, Orlando's Victor Oladipo is expected to miss a month, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

  • 26d
    Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins

    Another expected move: The Magic announce they have waived Kadeem Batts, Drew Crawford, Seth Curry & Peyton Siva.

  • 27d
    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Keep eye on Tobias Harris. Won't sign ext w/Orlando b4 10/31. Restricted FA next summer. Nike deal gives him upgrade if he in LA, NY or CHI

  • 27d
    Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins

    Team officials say Oladipo received an accidental elbow in the face during a practice drill, and he will undergo surgery Sat.

  • Tobias Harris is trying not to focus on a potential contract extension

    Orlando Sentinel "One extension (more or less) done for the Orlando Magic. Perhaps another to go. Although the Magic and Nik Vucevic’s primary agent are finalizing an extension for Vucevic, the Magic still have until the end of Oct. 31 to reach an extension with forward Tobias Harris. Without an extension,..." October 23

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    The NBA draft lottery reform has been voted down at Board of Governors meeting, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. System stays.

  • Magic and Nik Vucevic are finalizing contract extension

    Orlando Sentinel "The Orlando Magic and the representatives for center Nik Vucevic are finalizing a contract extension that will add four years to his current deal and will run through the 2018-19 NBA season, industry sources told the Orlando Sentinel. The deal will pay Vucevic a total of $53 million over four..." October 22

  • 30d
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    After reaching terms on Nik Vucevic extension, Orlando will keep working on Tobias Harris talks. Still significant gap there, sources say.

  • Why the NBA's draft lottery reform is a slippery slope

    Yahoo! Sports "Everyone understands the reasons the Philadelphia 76ers want the NBA to wait on implementing a plan to reform the draft lottery: They need one more season to complete a most brazen two-year tanking cycle. The Sixers didn't invent the idea of gutting a roster to short-circuit a path to the No. 1..." October 21

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    Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins

    Kyle O'Quinn has added three-point shooting to his arsenal. Story: http://t.co/F59xREMHdc

  • NBA May Base Teams in Europe If Arenas Meet League’s Standards

    Bloomberg "The National Basketball Association will consider basing teams in Europe if the arenas are up to league standards, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said. The NBA would have to weigh the benefits of increasing the size of the 30-team league against possible costs, such as spreading television..." October 16

  • Enthusiastic Aaron Gordon learns lessons in Magic preseason debut

    Fox Sports Florida "This wasn't quite the same as Magic Johnson jumping into the arms of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar after a last-second victory by the Los Angeles Lakers in Johnson's first NBA regular-season game. But Aaron Gordon, barely six months removed from his only year of college basketball, could also hardly..." October 15

  • 36d
    John Denton @JohnDenton555

    .@OrlandoMagic coach Jacque Vaughn had more praise for @tobias31 fitness level & added muscle. Allows him to play more minutes at PF.

  • Magic's Luke Ridnour to take stock of career after season

    Orlando Sentinel "Magic point guard Luke Ridnour said Monday he will seriously begin assessing how much longer he will play after this season. "It all goes by so fast," he said of his career, now in its 12th season. "My family is the most important thing. . . . After this [season,] I'll just take it season to..." October 14

  • 38d
    Brian K. Schmitz @MagicInsider

    Channing Frye, Victor Oladipo are on Magic's Charlotte trip. Coach Jacque Vaughn said both progressing from knee sprains, doing pool work.

  • 39d
    Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins

    Victor Oladipo (knee) is highly unlikely to play tomorrow night in Charlotte. Willie Green (knee) is questionable to play.