Magic Sign Malik Allen, Prepare For Camp

Here is the official word from the Orlando Magic:


New Amway Center to serve as site for 2010-11 Training Camp

Orlando, FL – The Orlando Magic will hold their 2010-11 training camp at the new Amway Center in Orlando, beginning Tuesday, September 28.  In addition, the Magic have signed free agent forward Malik Allen (#35, 6-10, 255, 6/27/78, Villanova).  The roster currently stands at 15 players (roster to follow).

Practices will be held on the Magic practice court at the new Amway Center twice per day from September 28-October 3 from 9:30 a.m. until approximately noon, then and again from 4 p.m. until approximately 6 p.m.  All sessions are closed to the public.  Media availability will be towards the end of each workout.  Head Coach Stan Van Gundy will be available after each session, while players will be available following the morning workouts only.  All times and length of practices are subject to change, so please call the Communications Department to confirm daily times.

On October 4, the Magic will practice from 9:30 a.m. until approximately 11:30 a.m., then depart for their preseason opener against Houston.  Orlando begins the preseason against the Rockets in Hidalgo, Texas on Tuesday, October 5 (8:30 p.m., Sun Sports).  After playing at Indiana on Friday, October 8, the Magic will host their first preseason game at the new Amway Center on Sunday, October 10 against New Orleans.  Tip-off is 6 p.m.   The Magic open the 2010-11 regular season at home on Thursday, October 28 against the Washington Wizards.  The complete schedule is available through the team’s official website:

After the jump, you can see the complete roster and how each player was acquired.


(as of September 16, 2010)


35           Malik Allen                            F              6-10        255         6-27-78                  Villanova                              9

33           Ryan Anderson                   F              6-10        240         5-6-88                    California                             2

30           Brandon Bass                      F              6-8          250         4-30-85                  Louisiana State                   5

15           Vince Carter                       G            6-6          220         1-26-77                  North Carolina                    12

25           Chris Duhon                         G            6-1          190         8-31-82                  Duke                                      6

13           Marcin Gortat                    F-C         6-11        240         2-17-84                  Lodz, Poland                        3

12           Dwight Howard                  F-C         6-11        265         12-8-85                  SW Atl. Christian Academy (HS) 6

9              Rashard Lewis                     F              6-10        230         8-8-79                    Alief Elsik (HS)                       12

14           Jameer Nelson                   G            6-0          190         2-9-82                    Saint Joseph’s                     6

21           Daniel Orton                        C             6-10        255         8-6-90                    Kentucky                              R

20           Mickael Pietrus                   G-F         6-6          215         2-7-82                    Les Abymes, Guadeloupe, France    7

7              J.J. Redick                            G            6-4          190         6-24-84                  Duke                                      4

5              Quentin Richardson          G-F         6-6          228         4-13-80                  DePaul                                  10

24           Stanley Robinson                F              6-9          210         7-14-88                  Connecticut                       R

44           Jason Williams                     G            6-1          190         11-18-75               Florida                                   11


Head Coach: Stan Van Gundy (SUNY-Brockport)

Assistant Coaches: Brendan Malone (Iona), Patrick Ewing (Georgetown), Steve Clifford (Maine-Farmington), Bob Beyer (Alfred), Ahmad Ajami (Texas Christian)

Athletic Trainer: Keon Weise (Maryland)

Team Operations Manager: Rodney Powell (Marshall)

Strength and Conditioning Coach: Joe Rogowski (DePauw)


NBA Draft:

Dwight Howard                  First round, first pick overall in 2004

Daniel Orton                        First round, 29th pick overall in 2010

J.J. Redick                            First round, 11th pick overall in 2006

Stanley Robinson                Second round, 59th pick overall in 2010


Ryan Anderson                   From New Jersey along with Vince Carter in exchange for Rafer Alston, Tony Battie and Courtney Lee on Jun. 25, 2009

Vince Carter                       From New Jersey along with Ryan Anderson in exchange for Rafer Alston, Tony Battie and Courtney Lee on Jun. 25, 2009

Marcin Gortat                    From Phoenix in exchange for cash considerations on Jun. 28, 2005

Rashard Lewis                     From Seattle in a sign-and-trade deal in exchange for a future conditional second round draft pick on Jul. 11, 2007

Jameer Nelson                   From Denver in exchange for a future first round pick on Jun. 24, 2004

Free Agency:

Malik Allen                            Originally signed on Sep. 15, 2010

Brandon Bass                      Originally signed on Jul. 10, 2009

Chris Duhon                         Originally signed on Jul. 8, 2010

Mickael Pietrus                   Originally signed on Jul. 10, 2008

Quentin Richardson          Originally signed on Jul. 13, 2010

Jason Williams                     Originally signed on Aug. 19, 2009

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