OrlandoMagic.com to Premiere “Rise of a Rookie”



*Original show features inside and behind-the-scenes look at the Magic rookies*

In celebration of the Magic’s opening night, OrlandoMagic.com will debut part one in a new, original web series, Rise of a Rookie on Friday, November 2.  Rise of a Rookie features Magic rookies Andrew Nicholson, Kyle O’Quinn, Maurice Harkless and DeQuan Jones.  Each piece in the series will go behind-the-scenes to show the Magic’s four rookies and an inside look at their lives in the NBA and in Orlando.

 

Some highlights of Rise of a Rookie include the rookies workout routine, preseason preparation, shopping for a few of the Magic vets, Jones’ making the team and a lighter side of each first-year player. OrlandoMagic.com is also featuring Day in the Life of Arron Afflalo.

 

OrlandoMagic.com is the official source for the Orlando Magic featuring original content and coverage of the team including in-depth game coverage, breaking news, features, video clips, photo galleries, podcasts, press releases and team information in Spanish on ElOrlandoMagic.com.  OrlandoMagic.com features independent writer John Denton with his mailbag, action/reaction pieces along with daily content from Magic beat writers Dan Savage, Josh Cohen and Magic broadcasters/fan blogs.

 

*To view Rise of a Rookie click on link below:

http://www.nba.com/magic/video/rise-of-a-rookie-the-beginning

 

About the Orlando Magic

Orlando’s NBA franchise since 1989, the Magic’s mission is to be world champions on and off the court, delivering legendary moments every step of the way. On the court, Orlando has won five division championships (1995, 1996, 2008, 2009, 2010), had seven 50-plus win seasons, and won the Eastern Conference title in 1995 and 2009. Off the court, on an annual basis, the Orlando Magic gives more than $2 million to the local community by way of sponsorships of events, donated tickets, autographed merchandise, scholarships and grants. Orlando Magic community relations programs impact an estimated 75,000 kids each year, while a Magic staff-wide initiative provides more than 6,000 volunteer hours annually. In addition, over the last 22 years more than $17 million has been distributed to local non-profit community organizations via the Orlando Magic Youth Fund (OMYF-MFF), a McCormick Foundation Fund since 1994, which serves at-risk youth. Ticket highlights for the 2012-13 season in the Amway Center, named SportsBusiness Journal’s 2012 Sports Facility of the Year, include: 2,500 seats priced $20 or less, 8,000 seats priced $40 or less and 10,000 seats priced $50 or under. For ticket information log on to www.orlandomagic.com or call 407-89-MAGIC.

Source: The Orlando Magic

 

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