ORLANDO MAGIC THIS WEEK


ORLANDO MAGIC THIS WEEK

10 Things You Should Know

 

  1. Orlando Magic set to play four road games this week
  • The Magic are slated to play a pair of back-to-back sets before returning to Amway Center next week. The team will take on the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, December 2 (10:30 p.m. EST) before heading to Los Angeles for a showdown with the Clippers on Wednesday, December 3 (10:30 p.m. EST). Orlando will then travel to Utah for a game against the Jazz on Friday, December 5 (9 p.m. EST) before finishing up the west coast road trip with a matchup against the Sacramento Kings onSaturday, December 6 (10 p.m. EST).
  • All regular season Orlando Magic games will be locally televised exclusively by FOX Sports Florida.
  1. Magic single-game tickets for the second half of the season to go on sale December 5
  • Orlando Magic single-game tickets for all games through the end of the 2014-15 regular season will go on sale December 5 to the general public. More information will be released in the near future.
  • 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.
  1. Magic to hold Holiday Garage Sale to benefit the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation
  • The Orlando Magic will hold a Holiday Garage Sale benefiting the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation on Saturday, December 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at RDV Sportsplex (8701 Maitland Summit Blvd., Orlando, 32801). Fans will have the opportunity to purchase a variety of Magic memorabilia and home goods.  Holiday Garage Sale will feature:
  • Magic autographed memorabilia
  • Magic game-worn items
  • Amway Arena and Amway Center collectibles
  • Magic team and player photos
  • Other items including home goods, toys, golf items and more
  • Holiday photo station for children, family and friends in front of Magic backdrop. Magic Community Ambassador Nick Anderson will be available from 10:00 a.m. – noon to take holiday photos.
  1. Orlando showing improvement on the road in 2014-15
  • With their victory over the Suns in Phoenix on Sunday night, the Magic notched their fifth win away from the Amway Center this season. The five road wins are tied for the fourth-most in the NBA.
  1. Payton crashes the boards in Phoenix
  • Magic rookie point guard Elfrid Payton scored seven points and grabbed a team-high nine rebounds in 27 minutes off the bench in Sunday night’s win over the Phoenix Suns. Payton’s nine boards are tied for the second-most rebounds by a reserve guard in a game this year.
  1. Fournier displaying consistency from long distance
  • Magic guard Evan Fournier has connected on at least one 3-point attempt in each of the 18 games he’s played this season. Fournier currently leads the NBA in most games with at least one 3-pointer.
  1. Harris enjoying a breakout season
  • Through 17 games last season, Magic forward Tobias Harris had 204 points on 40.2 percent shooting with a pair of 20-point games. Through his first 17 games this season, Harris has notched 314 points while shooting 47 percent from the floor and notching seven 20-point games.
  1. Vučević continues his dominance in 2014-15
  • Magic center Nikola Vučević registered his league-leading 14th double-double of the season against the Golden State Warriors on November 26. Vučević currently ranks second in field goal percentage (50.7) and third in field goals made (151) among 15 players with at least 250 shot attempts this season.
  1. Magic shooting well to begin the season
  • Orlando has registered a better field goal percentage than their opponent in 11 of 19 games this season, tied for the fourth-most games outshooting their opponent among all teams this season.
  1. Magic Rewind – November 30 at Phoenix Suns
  • Tobias Harris scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds, as Orlando defeated Phoenix, 93-90, at US Airways Center.  The win snaps the Magic’s four-game losing skid.  Nikola Vučević tallied 18 points and eight boards for Orlando, while Evan Fournier added 15 points.  Goran Dragic led the Suns with a game-high 22 points.  Orlando held Phoenix to 40 percent shooting from the floor and won despite committing 23 turnovers.  The Magic led 52-39 at halftime and by as many as 16 points during the fourth quarter.