Latest Orlando Magic Stories

2009-07-03 19:43:50

Free agent Orlando Magic forward Hedo Turkoglu found a new home Friday by agreeing to a five-year, $50 million contract with the Portland Trailblazers. The 30-year-old, 6-foot-10 inch Turkoglu averaged 16.8 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.9 assists in 77 games last season while helping Orlando qualify for its second ever trip to the NBA Finals, where the Magic lost in five games to the Los Angeles Lakers. He became expendable June 25, when the Magic acquired forward Vince Carter from the New...

2009-06-25 20:29:18

The New Jersey Nets traded high-scoring guard Vince Carter to the Orlando Magic Thursday in a five-player trade on draft day. Orlando also acquired forward Ryan Anderson, while sending guards Courtney Lee and Rafer Alston and forward Tony Battie to the Nets. The deal allows New Jersey to clear nearly $18 million in salary cap space for the 2010-11 season. Carter, 32, an Orlando resident, goes back to his home state. Vince gives us a veteran, go-to scoring presence, especially at the end of...

2009-06-12 11:09:09

Former couple Rihanna and Chris Brown separately attended Game 4 of the NBA Finals in Orlando Thursday night, witnesses said. A source told People.com, They requested to sit together at the game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Orlando Magic, however, the singers ultimately sat in separate sections.

2009-06-11 23:39:26

Derek Fisher saved the game in regulation and hit the decisive shot in overtime Thursday, lifting the Los Angels Lakers to a 99-91 win over Orlando. The Lakers moved to the brink of the NBA championship by taking a 3-1 lead in the final series, winning a game that seemed all but lost late in the fourth quarter.

2009-06-09 23:29:32

Dwight Howard and Rashard Lewis scored 21 points apiece Tuesday, leading Orlando to a 108-104 win over the LA Lakers in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. The Magic, who shot a finals record 75 percent in the first half and finished making 62.5 percent, also got 20 points from Rafer Alston and 18 from Hedo Turkoglu.

2009-06-04 21:11:43

NBA Commissioner David Stern announced Thursday the league had fined Cleveland superstar LeBron James $25,000. Stern said the fine had been levied became James did not speak with the media following his team's season-ending loss to Orlando last Saturday. Cleveland produced the best regular-season record

2009-06-03 21:00:57

The NBA's Championship Series begins Thursday with an unexpected matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and Orlando Magic. Orlando pulled off a surprising Eastern Conference triumph over the Cleveland Cavaliers and league MVP LeBron James.

2009-06-02 20:06:35

Orlando point guard Jameer Nelson practiced with the team Tuesday for the first time since injuring his right shoulder in February. Nelson was thought to be out for the season after having shoulder surgery Feb. 19, but he's made progress in his rehabilitation.

2009-05-30 22:37:45

Dwight Howard had 40 points and 14 rebounds Saturday to lead the Orlando Magic to a 103-90 win over Cleveland and the Eastern Conference title. The Magic will visit the Los Angeles Lakers Thursday for the opening game of the NBA Finals. Rashard Lewis added 18 points for Orlando, which reached the NBA Finals for only the second time.

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