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NBA Playoff Preview: Breaking Down Orlando Magic vs. Atlanta Hawks

Posted: 3rd May 2010 by Chad Waylon Pouncy in NBA
With their impressive Game Seven win against the Milwaukee Bucks, it's on to the second round for the Atlanta Hawks. Waiting for the Hawks is a well-rested Orlando Magic. The Magic swept the Charlotte Bobcats in four games and have been resting last Monday. Orlando will host the Hawks for the first game on Tuesday night. Let's take a look at these two teams as the Eastern Conference Semifinals begin. Begin Slideshow

Playoff Preview: Breaking Down Orlando Magic Vs. Charlotte Bobcats

Posted: 16th April 2010 by Chad Waylon Pouncy in NBA
The NBA regular season has come to an end and the postseason is here. After locking up the two seed in the East, the Orlando Magic have been matched up with the Charlotte Bobcats in the Eastern Conference first round. The red-hot Magic decided against sitting any of their starters in the final week of the season and have won nine of their last 10 games. Charlotte, on the other hand, ...

Orlando Magic Week 24: Reaching The End of The Regular Season

Posted: 12th April 2010 by Chad Waylon Pouncy in NBA
The 2009-10 NBA regular season is almost in the books and the Orlando Magic seem to be building momentum going into the postseason. The Magic have won their last four games to take them to a 57-23 record. Depending on the turnouts of this week's games, Orlando will be facing either the Charlotte Bobcats, Miami Heat, or Milwaukee Bucks. Charlotte currently sits on the seventh seed, but a combination of tough ...

Orlando Magic, Week 22: Facing LeBron James On The Road To The Playoffs

Posted: 7th April 2010 by Chad Waylon Pouncy in NBA
The regular season is drawing to a close and the Magic have locked up the second seed in the East with a 54-23 record.. As it stands, Orlando will be facing the Charlotte Bobcats in the first round of the playoffs. Orlando started off their short week on Thursday in Dallas. The Magic delivered the Mavericks a 97-82 loss. Dwight Howard had no trouble with the Mavs, scoring 17 points, blocking five ...

Orlando Magic Week 22: Rashard Lewis and J.J. Redick Get More Involved

Posted: 1st April 2010 by Chad Waylon Pouncy in NBA
The Magic continue to spread the wealth as they march towards the playoffs. In four games last week, four different Orlando players led the team in scoring. Improving to a 52-22 record, Orland has all but locked up the second seed in the east, sitting four games ahead of division rival Atlanta. The Magic have gone 13-2 in their last 15 contests. On Monday, the Magic rolled into Philadelphia to hand the ...

The Top 10 NBA Free Agents of 2011

Posted: 26th March 2010 by Chad Waylon Pouncy in NBA
With so much attention being paid to the free agent class of 2010, some teams are bound to miss out on landing their guy. Teams like the New York Knicks, New Jersey Nets, and Chicago Bulls have depleted their rosters to clear up cap space for marquee players like LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh. The problem is that there are simply not enough of those big names to go ...

Orlando Magic Week 21: Dwight Howard Takes It Easy as the Team Stands Up

Posted: 22nd March 2010 by Chad Waylon Pouncy in NBA
Dwight Howard has spent the majority of the season leading Orlando and carrying the brunt of the workload. Coach Stan Van Gundy has decided to make that load lighter as the post-season approaches, giving more playing time to the deep Magic bench. The plan has been working for Orlando, as the team has won 10 of their last 11 games. The Magic have cruised to a 49-21 record and became the ...

Blowing Up the NBA and Re-Drafting: Who’d Go Where and Why (Round Two)

Posted: 16th March 2010 by Chad Waylon Pouncy in NBA
Welcome to Round 2 of the NBA Re-Draft. To get caught up, take a quick look at the first round of the re-draft. The second round will give a much clearer picture of what a team is going to play like, given the meshing of two big talents. Some teams keep the old philosophy going, while others opt for a new perspective. Going with the snake format, the draft order has ...

Orlando Magic Week 20: Vince Carter Starts to Lead

Posted: 15th March 2010 by Chad Waylon Pouncy in NBA
The Orlando Magic have shaped into a playoff ready machine. Dwight Howard started to get some regular rest, Brandon Bass has found his way into the lineup, and Vince Carter has finally shown the ability to lead the team. The LA Clippers entered Amway Arena on Tuesday night, unaware that GM Mike Dunleavy had been fired. Orlando did nothing to soften the blow, taking care of the Clips 113-87. Howard led all ...

Kobe Bryant’s 10 Biggest Shots of the 2009-10 Season

Posted: 15th March 2010 by Chad Waylon Pouncy in NBA
Love him or hate him, Kobe Bryant is one of the most electrifying players in NBA history. Time after time, Bryant has proven his ability to be clutch under pressure. Drawing comparisons to everyone from Michael Jordan to Teen Wolf, Kobe remains the single most polarizing player in the league. One thing that can't be denied is the fear he strikes into the hearts of opponents when the ball is in ...