Orlando Magic Players and Coaches Sign for the Community
Orlando Magic players and coaches signed items during the team’s internal autograph session on Friday, November 15. Each season, the entire Magic team autographs more than 1,000 items for schools, nonprofit organizations and other charitable events.
The items signed included photos, basketballs, jerseys, shoes and a variety of Magic paraphernalia all autographed using the official autograph marker of the Orlando Magic, Dixon Ticonderoga Redisharp Permanent Marker. The value of the exclusive autographed items is approximately $250,000. The items are distributed into the community during the season to assist charitable endeavors.
The Orlando Magic celebrates 25 years of Magic basketball both on and off the court. The Magic’s commitment to Central Florida is celebrated in its Silver Season with 25 years of giving through more than $40 million donated to the local community by way of event sponsorships, donated tickets, autographed merchandise, scholarships and grants over the years. Through a quarter century of giving, Magic community programs have impacted nearly two million total youth along with more than 5,000 player and community ambassador appearances. The Magic continues its quest to be champions on the court and in the community and looks toward a city that flourishes through a collaborative effort of the Magic’s coaches, players, employees, partners, fans and Central Floridians. To learn more about the Magic’s community efforts, please visit http://www.nba.com/magic/magic-in-the-community.