ORLANDO MAGIC THANK JAMEER NELSON


  ORLANDO MAGIC THANK JAMEER NELSON   Orlando, Fla. – In honor of his 10 years with the Orlando Magic, the organization has placed two billboards in Orlando to thank Jameer Nelson for a decade of legendary moments. The billboards are located at the SR 408 and Kirkman exchange and on I-4 just south of…

Orlando Magic’s Jameer Nelson Joined Chase and Evans Community School to Package 60,000 Meals for Feeding Children Everywhere


Orlando Magic guard Jameer Nelson and volunteers from Chase and Evans Community School in Pine Hills teamed up recently at Evans High School to package 60,000 meals that were distributed to local families through Feeding Children Everywhere—a nonprofit organization. More than half of the students in Orange County Public Schools are food insecure, and this event was intended to drive awareness…

Jameer Nelson Wins 2012-13 Rich & Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award


Jameer Nelson Wins 2012-13 Rich & Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award By John Denton, OrlandoMagic.com When he had the chance to leave last summer via free agency, Jameer Nelson chose to stay in Orlando with the Magic. Nelson said not only could he not envision himself playing in another uniform, but he also didn’t want…

JAMEER NELSON NAMED WINNER OF 2012-13 RICH & HELEN DeVOS COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT AWARD -Through the Orlando Magic Youth Fund, a McCormick Foundation fund, $1+ million was distributed for third consecutive year to 17 Central Florida nonprofit organizations-


  The Orlando Magic’s Jameer Nelson was named winner of the 2012-2013 Rich & Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award (CEA) Saturday night at the 23rd Annual Orlando Magic Youth Foundation (OMYF) Black Tie & Tennies Gala presented by FAIRWINDS Credit Union held at the Amway Center. This marks the first time Nelson has won the award….

Get to Know: Arron Afflalo By John Denton, OrlandoMagic.com


  Get to Know: Arron Afflalo By John Denton, OrlandoMagic.com Link to story at OrlandoMagic.com, http://www.nba.com/magic/news/denton-afflalo-embracing-team-renovation There is, quite possibly, no one on the Orlando Magic’s roster better to confirm the rebuilding plan that the organization has chosen to implement than Arron Afflalo, a veteran who could be looking for a door, but instead wholeheartedly wants…

Orlando Magic’s Jameer Nelson to Meet Fans and Chase Customers on Wednesday


Orlando Magic’s Jameer Nelson to Meet Fans and Chase Customers on Wednesday       In celebration of the Magic and Chase’s Champions of the Community (COTC) partnership the two will again team-up to offer fans and Chase customers the opportunity to meet eight-year Magic veteran and co-captain Jameer Nelson. Nelson will meet fans at…

Young Magic Fan Has Wish Come True


Young Magic Fan Has Wish Come True By John Denton OrlandoMagic.com Not long after 13-year-old Jeremiah Hunt was escorted across the playing floor at Amway Center, close to the NBA players warming up a few feet away and to his courtside seat did he have a message for his mother, Alicia Blaine. “He just told…

Orlando Magic Gives Assist to Coalition for the Homeless on Thanksgiving


Orlando Magic Gives Assist to Coalition for the Homeless on Thanksgiving By John Denton, OrlandoMagic.com Just like on the basketball court hours earlier when they had defeated the Detroit Pistons, members of the Orlando Magic were hand in hand and working together for a common cause on Thursday morning.

Orlando Magic and Dream Factory Help Make an 11-Year-Old’s Dream a Realit


Orlando Magic and Dream Factory Help Make an 11-Year-Old’s Dream a Reality By John Denton, OrlandoMagic.com When Kansas City native Aaron Wilson met Jameer Nelson for the first time last week at the Amway Center, he came prepared with a sharpie and a mini-basketball for the Orlando Magic point guard to sign.

Local Boy Helps Magic Keep Score in Preseason Game


Local Boy Helps Magic Keep Score in Preseason Game By John Denton OrlandoMagic.com  After getting a chance to bump knuckles with the Orlando Magic’s starters and be in the huddle as referees discussed a mid-game shot clock malfunction and score the Magic’s first victory of the preseason, Joe Gill admitted he was feeling the kind…