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Magic Announce New License Plate

  The Orlando Magic recently announced a makeover to the team’s specialty Florida license plate.  To maintain a consistent brand image, the new license plate now sports the team’s official logo, as well as a shadowed image of the team’s starry basketball logo. To get the new plate, you can fill out an application and mail it […]

Appreciating the NBA’s Tackiest Duds

As the NBA continues to cruise along in lockout mode, NBATV has been whetting the diehard basketball fan’s appetite with throwback games from the past, bringing back to life to the greatest moments in NBA history. In recent days, matchups like the 1977 Philly-Portland Finals and the 1987 Magic Johnson-Larry Bird Finals faceoff have been aired, […]

NHL to Visit Orlando, Hockey Debut at Amway Center

In a press conference Tuesday, Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer and Tampa Bay Lightning COO Steve Griggs announced that Amway Center will get its first taste of hockey this fall. As part of an effort to introduce various regions of Florida to Lightning hockey, the Bolts will travel inland on Wednesday, September 21 to face the St. Louis Blues […]

Season to Open at Home vs. Charlotte; 2 Games in UK in March

The NBA released next season’s official schedule this afternoon, giving Magic fans a glimpse at the year to come, should it actually come at all. Pending ongoing labor negotiations, Orlando is set to kick off the season at Amway Center against the Charlotte Bobcats on November 2.  The following night has the Magic’s talents heading […]

Today in NBA History: A Day To Forever Live in Charlotte Infamy

Today is July 11, 2011. On this date 15 years ago, while basketball fans around the world remained captivated in the moment by Jordan, Shaq, Ewing, and Barkley, the future face of the NBA was actually cemented on this very date. One decision proved to be a move of glory for one NBA franchise and a corresponding […]

Who Is?: Amu Saaka

The 2011 offseason is finally here and the first step to winning the 2012 title is the NBA Draft. With less than a week left until Draft Day, Orlando Magic Daily will profile some players the Magic might be seeking with the 53rd overall pick. It is pretty clear that finding a NBA-ready player able to contribute on […]

Looking Ahead: Heat Claim Best Odds for ’12 Title

Even as the city of Dallas is welcoming home its 2011 NBA champions, it is never too soon to start anticipating the next NBA season and which team will reign supreme (of course, pending any ridiculous lockout scenario). According to TheSpread.com and Bodog, an online betting site, although the Dallas Mavericks took a 4-2 Finals victory […]

Opening Weekend Digestion

With the NBA Playoffs officially underway, there is a lot to digest from the outcomes of each Game 1. Some squads are rolling along, unfathomed by the raised intensity of playoff basketball, while other teams look as though they rammed head first into a wall in their opening matchup.  To gather our collective thoughts, now is a […]

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Dwight Howard is Today’s NBA Thug?

shattertheglass.com Step aside, Kevin Garnett. Although you have gained a hard earned reputation as the NBA’s leading ‘bad-boy,’ your rough-and-tough image has been threatened.  Even though you, Mr. Garnett, have sent many a violent elbow swing toward the body of your opponent throughout your NBA career, frequently drop jaw-droppingly crude in-game profanity that would make […]

Magic Wands: at Knicks 3/28

       (47-26)  VS. (35-38) Time/TV: 7:30PM – Sun SportsLine: Magic by 1.5 Season Series: Magic lead series 3-0 Won 112-103 in Orlando on December 30 Won 116-110 in Orlando on March 1 Won 111-99 in New York on March 23 Tonight in New York City, NY ——            Dwight Howard meets fans after […]

All Signs Point to Sacramento Getting Royally Flushed

Frustrated Kings fan displays his concern about team’s future in SacramentoSource: AbelaVista.comImagine Orlando without its Magic.  Just think – after 11 more games, we could never see the Magic play again. We would never see Turk in Magic pinstripes tossing incredible alley-oop feeds to Dwight Howard for massive dunks anymore. No more last second miracle threes from Jameer in downtown Orlando. No […]

Can the Magic Bump the Heat?

As the regular season comes to an end, I am actually quite optimistic for the Magic to finish strong, thanks in large part to some friendly scheduling from the NBA. With 14 games remaining, the Magic play 11 games against teams hovering around or below .500.  Overall, the Magic really have the ability to win any […]

Tonight’s Test: Playing Big Without a Big

                                                                                                                                                   Brandon Bass and Ryan Anderson have                                                  big shoes to fill tonight against Portland                                                     Daylife.com, AP Photo – 12/2/2009 Tonight, the Magic face the Portland Trailblazers without our 6’11 giant, Dwight Howard. By NBA rules, if a player is handed a league suspension, he cannot actually set foot inside the arena on gameday.  Thus, for Orlando’s […]

Jam-Star Nelson is the Magic Driver to Promised Land

                                                                Source: Gary Green, Orlando Sentinel, 2/28/2011 With this year’s complete evolution of the Eastern Conference, the Magic’s road through the playoffs to the NBA Finals promised land has become vastly more difficult. In 2009, to ultimately get to the NBA Finals, the Magic knew they had to contend against a Philadelphia team that […]

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