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New Faces Ready to Lead Orlando Magic

Sep 26, 2016; Orlando, FL, USA; Orlando Magic head coach Frank Vogel, center Bismack Biyombo (11),  center Nikola Vucevic (9) and forward Serge Ibaka (7)  pose for a photo during media day at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Orlando Magic finished the 2015-2016 with a 35-47 overall record, just missing the playoffs. The Magic only return six players from last year’s squad and bring in a handful of veteran players. Jeff Green, Bismack Biyombo, and Serge Ibaka all are now calling Orlando home after offseason moves. Serge …

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Despite Losses, Westbrook’s Goal Remains Same

May 30, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Billy Donovan (left) instructs guard Russell Westbrook (0) against the Golden State Warriors during the second quarter in game seven of the Western conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

New season, new expectations. Or, maybe not, according to the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook. Despite an offseason that had the team undergo significant changes, Westbrook’s clear goal is still to win an NBA title. His drive and determination prevent him from looking at the colossal obstacles that stand in …

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Kobe Bryant Day

Apr 11, 2016; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant (24) reacts after a call in action against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the first quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Kobe Bryant is considered one the greatest NBA players of all time. In terms of all-time NBA shooting guards, Bryant and Michael Jordan are often ranked at No. 1 and 2. Bryant managed to rack up five NBA Championships, one MVP, and 18 All-Star game appearances in 20 seasons playing for the Los Angeles Lakers. As of yesterday, Kobe received yet another accolade …

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Finney-Smith Discusses NBA Future

After leading the Gators in both scoring and rebounding during his senior year, Dorian Finney-Smith remained a free agent following June’s 2016 NBA Draft. Three days later, after 14 separate workouts with different NBA teams, Finney-Smith signed a three-year, partially guaranteed contract with the Dallas Mavericks. However, the 6’8″ forward isn’t …

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Gator Great Corey Brewer to Host 7th Annual Gainesville Basketball Camp

Dec 23, 2015; Orlando, FL, USA; Houston Rockets guard Corey Brewer (33) against the Orlando Magic during the first quarter at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The 2006 and 2007 back to back Florida basketball national championship teams are squads that will go down as one of the most dominating teams in college sports. Even though it has been nearly 10 years since the last basketball championship, Corey Brewer, a member of that team, enjoys coming back to the town that helped him become …

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