Orlando Magic battles as of la...
Orlando Magic have named their...
Magic 109, Pacers 98...
Pacers-Magic, Box 2010-01-21...
Shaq's superstar dunk contest ...
NBA Roundup: Friday's action...
NBA roundup: Wednesday's actio...
Pacers-Magic Preview 2010-01-2...
ROSTER REPORT 2010-01-20...
NOTES, QUOTES 2010-01-20...
Mario Kasun signs in Turkey...
Web viewing of NBA games may s...
Three Euroleague teams to play...
Hawks sign Maurice Evans...
Magic waive James Augustine...
Brand has surgury
Brand has surgury
Brand has surgury
Brand has surgury
September 2017
June 2017
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
Add to Google
Add to My Yahoo!
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Windows Live
News » Orlando Magic Getting Inside 2009-10-31

Orlando Magic Getting Inside 2009-10-31

Orlando Magic Getting Inside 2009-10-31The Magic have been bragging throughout preseason about having the deepest team in franchise history. They are going to get the chance quickly this season to prove it.

With Vince Carter expected to miss at least one game with his sprained left ankle, J.J. Redick will move into the starting lineup Sunday against Toronto, joining Ryan Anderson, who already is replacing Rashard Lewis. Anderson, who came to Orlando with Carter in the trade with New Jersey, has scored 16 points in each of his first two starts. He has looked better than anyone expected. Anderson will get more starting assignments because of the 10-game suspension Lewis received for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

Redick, expected to be Carter's backup, has been struggling to carve his niche in the NBA after a stellar college career. He had 12 points in Friday's victory over New Jersey after Carter left the game.

In the first two games, the Magic also have been happy with backup forward Brandon Bass and backup point guard Jason Williams. They also will have Matt Barnes and Marcin Gortat coming off the bench in Toronto. The Raptors will be a tough test, especially with Hedo Turkoglu primed for the game. Turkoglu left Orlando as a free agent this summer after the Magic decided against offering him a competitive long-term contract.

MAGIC 95, NETS 85: Center Dwight Howard had 20 points, 22 rebounds and four blocked shots to lead the Magic past the Nets. Howard did as he pleased throughout the game with the Magic dominating from start to finish. Vince Carter had 16 points in 15 minutes before leaving in the second period with a sprained left ankle. Ryan Anderson, starting in place of Rashard Lewis, had 16 points.

Play Basketball Hot Streak and win prizes!

Author: Fox Sports
Author's Website: http://www.foxsports.com
Added: October 31, 2009


Copyright © Orlandomagicworld.com, Inc. All rights reserved 2018.