The Orlando Magic This Week


ORLANDO MAGIC THIS WEEK

10 Things You Should Know

 

  1. Orlando Magic slated to play four games this week
  • The Orlando Magic will play the first of four games this week tonight, November 17, when they take on the Pistons in Detroit (7:30 p.m. EST). Orlando will return to Amway Center for a showdown with the visiting Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, November 19 (7 p.m. EST). The Magic will finish up the week with a back-to-back set as they travel to Charlotte for a matchup with the Hornets on Friday, November 21 (7 p.m. EST) before hosting the Miami Heat in Orlando on Saturday, November 22 (7 p.m. EST).
  • Single-game tickets can be purchased online at www.orlandomagic.com, at the Chase box office at Amway Center, at all TicketMaster outlets, or by calling 1-800-4NBA-TIX. MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover accepted at all purchase points.
  • All regular season Orlando Magic games will be locally televised exclusively by FOX Sports Florida.
  1. Orlando Magic to host “Social Media Night” on November 19
  • The Orlando Magic and FOX Sports Florida will be hosting Social Media Night on Wednesday, November 19 when the Magic take on the Los Angeles Clippers at Amway Center (7 p.m. EST). Some highlights of “Social Media Night” include:
  • Two photo booths will be located on the Amway Center concourse. Fans can upload those photos using #PureMagicSocial. Photos will also be printed at the photo booth locations.
  • Fan Instagram and Twitter messages will be displayed on the Magic Vision (center hung video board) throughout the game.
  • Fans can tweet song requests during the game to @orlandomagic using #PureMagicSocial.
  • Postgame Q&A “tweet up” with Magic players Kyle O’Quinn and Tobias Harris.
  1. Holiday Ticket Plans now on sale through January 1, 2015
  • The Orlando Magic get in the holiday spirit offering fans special holiday ticket plans.  Magic fans can give the gift of games with the Holiday 4-Packs, offering fans the choice between two package options that includes two seats for four games in Amway Center starting as low as $79.  In addition, fans can upgrade to an Orlando Magic Flex Plan of seven games (or more) of their choice and receive a Vinnebago insulated bottle courtesy of International Diamond Center (IDC) and a Magic baseball cap. The Magic Holiday 4-Packs can only be purchased online at www.orlandomagic.com/holiday.
  1. Victor Oladipo returns to the court
  • Magic guard Victor Oladipo made his season debut against the Milwaukee Bucks at Amway Center on Friday, November 14. Oladipo, who finished second in the voting for the 2013-14 NBA Rookie of the Year Award, posted 13 points, three rebounds and two assists in 25 minutes of play after missing the first nine games of the season with a variety of injuries. Oladipo followed up that performance by registering 18 points, seven rebounds and seven assists against the Washington Wizards on November 15.
  1. Vučević efficient & effective to start the 2014-15 season
  • Orlando Magic center Nikola Vučević has shot 50 percent or better from the floor in nine of the team’s 11 games so far this season.  Vučević has the most games shooting 50 percent or better from the floor (minimum 10 shot attempts) of any player in the NBA in 2014-15.
  1. Fournier’s big night
  • Newly acquired Magic guard Evan Fournier scored a career-best 28 points against the New York Knicks on November 12. This marked the fourth time Fournier has eclipsed the 20-point plateau in a game this season. As a member of the Denver Nuggets last season, Fournier scored 20-or-more points in a game four times in 76 games.
  1. Harris finding his groove on offense
  • Magic forward Tobias Harris scored 19 points on 8-of-11 (.727) shooting against the Wizards on Saturday, November 15. In 85 career games in which he has attempted at least 10 shots, his .727 shooting percentage on Saturday was tied for the third-best mark in a single game in his career.
  1. Magic play solid team defense versus Milwaukee
  • The Orlando Magic held the Milwaukee Bucks to 85 points on Friday night, marking the lowest point total they have allowed in any game during the 2014-15 season. Additionally, the Bucks shot 2-of-19 (.105) from 3-point range, which are season-lows both for 3-pointers made and 3-point field goal percentage for an opponent in a game versus Orlando this year.
  1. Magic Rewind No. 1 – November 12 at New York Knicks
  • Evan Fournier poured in a career-high 28 points, while Nikola Vučević tallied 20 points and a game-high 13 rebounds, as Orlando defeated New York, 97-95, at Madison Square Garden.  The game saw 14 ties and 35 lead changes.  Tobias Harris chipped in 12 points for the Magic.  Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 27 points, while JR Smith added 19.  Orlando held New York to just 43 percent shooting from the floor and committed only 11 turnovers.
  1. Magic Rewind No. 2 – November 14 vs. Milwaukee Bucks
  • Tobias Harris scored a season-high 26 points and added 10 rebounds, as the Orlando Magic defeated the Milwaukee Bucks, 101-85, at Amway Center. The Magic were down 13 early in the first, but they went on a 17-9 run to end the first quarter and went into the half up three, 52-49. Orlando went on cruise control from there, leading by double digits for the majority of the final quarter. Nikola Vucevic added 18, Evan Fournier chipped in 15 and Victor Oladipo, in his first game of the season, scored 13 off the bench. Brandon Knight led Milwaukee with 24, while John Henson was the only other Bucks player to reach double figures with 10.