Daniel Orton hampered by knee injury with camp approaching – Orlando Magic BasketBlog
Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel spoke to Orlando Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy about the status of rookie center Daniel Orton, who is battling a sore knee. He learned the ailment "will prevent Orton from scrimmaging with the team during training camp next week."
Dwight Howard and Adonal Foyle in Haiti - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN
Orlando Magic director of player development Adonal Foyle joined Dwight Howard in Haiti last weekend to help with the hurricane-relief effort. Foyle recorded some video and passed it along to Henry Abbott of ESPN's TrueHoop.
The Works: Don Nelson Remembered; Donnie Walsh's Knicks Regret -- NBA FanHouse
Tom Ziller of NBA FanHouse weighs in on the variable pricing approach to tickets, which the Magic just adopted. Variable pricing adjusts ticket prices for a variety of factors, including the opponent and day of the week. It's why upper-bowl tickets to see the L.A. Lakers and Miami Heat will cost Magic fans $110, for example.
Sports at the local level is all about loyalty and trust. Dealing with a ticket broker? That often elicits feelings other than loyalty or trust. Fans aren't naive; we know our favorite teams are business enterprises seeking profit, first and foremost. But a lot of the most insulting commerce regarding fandom -- overpriced tickets for big games -- typically happen outside the purview of the franchise. That's changing, and there's danger involved.
Some videos and images from Orlando Magic’s Disney partnership – Orlando Magic BasketBlog
Zach McCann attended the announcement of Disney's partnership with the Magic this morning. He has photo and video from the event here.
Orlando Magic News for September 24th: Daniel Orton Will Not Scrimmage in Training Camp; Dwight Howard, Adonal Foyle Visit Haiti; and More
By Evan Dunlap Updated