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Orlando Magic News for October 5th: Quentin Richardson in Tonight's Starting Lineup, Dwight Howard's Free Throws, and More

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  • Rashard Lewis to start at power forward tonight for the Magic – Orlando Magic BasketBlog

    Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports the Orlando Magic's first starting lineup of the preseason will include Jameer Nelson at point guard, Vince Carter at shooting guard, Quentin Richardson at small forward, Rashard Lewis at power forward, and Dwight Howard at center. He also says coach Stan Van Gundy will only use 11 players this evening, with Malik Allen and Stanley Robinson likely to sit out. The Magic and Houston Rockets will tip off tonight at 8:30 PM.

  • MAGIC VIDEO: Howard Works on Free Throws

    The Magic posted this video of Dwight Howard shooting free throws after Monday's practice. A 59.9 percent shooter from the stripe in his six-year career, Howard can certainly use the work. Note here that he appears to have raised his release point from last season. Also, you can see the glass wall of the Magic's practice court at Amway Center reflected in the background.

  • Interview With Neil Paine of Basketball-Reference | Magic Basketball

    Eddy Rivera interviews statistical analyst Neil Paine about the coming NBA season, covering the Orlando Magic as well as the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics, their chief rivals for Eastern Conference supremacy.