ORLANDO MAGIC’S NIKOLA VUCEVIC NAMED TO 2013 BBVA RISING STARS CHALLENGE


ORLANDO MAGIC’S NIKOLA VUCEVIC NAMED TO 2013 BBVA RISING STARS CHALLENGE -Vucevic is the only second-year player in the NBA averaging a double-double-   Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic was named to the 2013 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge to be played Friday, Feb. 15, in Houston during NBA All-Star 2013, as announced today by the NBA. …

New Festival to Make Big Splash in Orlando this Fall – soaked – An Extreme Water Sports Festival to combine sports, music, rides and more-


 Combining extreme sports, family-friendly entertainment and music in the world capital of water skiing, soaked is a new extreme water sports festival coming to Orlando September 7-8, 2012. Taking over downtown Orlando’s iconic centerpiece, Lake Eola, the festival will feature world champion water skiers competing for the sport’s largest purse – $100,000, along with music,…

ALL STAR GAME PUTS FINAL TOUCHES ON HUGE WEEK FOR ORLANDO


ALL STAR GAME PUTS FINAL TOUCHES ON HUGE WEEK FOR ORLANDO KEVIN DURANT WINS MVP BY:SEAN SLACK Twenty years ago Orlando hosted the NBA All Star game in the now closed O-rena.  Everyone calls it one of the most memorable games because of the MVP performance by Magic Johnson who had recently announced he had contracted…

Full Event Schedule


Full Event Schedule All Times Eastern (ET) • All Day Dunk-A-Thon, noon – 1 a.m. | NBA TV • New York vs. Miami, 7 p.m. | TNT • L.A. Lakers vs. Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m. | TNT • Inside the NBA, 12 a.m. | TNT All Times Eastern (ET) • USA Basketball News Conference, 9…

61st All-Star Game set to shine in Orlando


Stars set to shine in Magic Kingdom The stars are coming to the Magic Kingdom on Feb. 26 when the NBA stages the 61st All-Star Game from Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. In a midseason showcase for the NBA, the 2012 All-Star Game will feature 24 of the league’s brightest stars.

2012 NBA ALL-STAR UPDATE


1. 2012 NBA ALL-STAR UPDATE Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard, winner of the last three Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year awards, is this year’s leading vote-getter in the 2012 NBA All-Star Balloting program presented by Sprint with 1,600,390 votes. Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, a four-time All-Star MVP (2002, 2007, 2009, and…

NBA All-Star Games Calendar


NBA All-Star Events The City of Orlando is excited to host the 2012 NBA All-Star game. This weeklong celebration is much more than a sports and entertainment experience for our residents and visitors; it is an opportunity to give our local businesses and entrepreneurs “an assist” to ensure the NBA All-Star experience is a “slam…

NBA-Press Conference – NBA All Star Games


Exclusive for HotspotOrlando -AboutUs Magazine….Written  By Sean Slack ORLANDO UNVEILS LAUNCH STRATEGY AND UPCOMING EVENTS FOR NBA ALL STAR WEEK The birth of the new Amway Center just a year ago is already beginning to bear needed fruit to the Orlando economy as Orlando will host the 2012 All Star Week beginning February 23, 2012.