Accolades: 2 Championship Titles and 6 Division Titles
Notable Players: Shaquille O'Neal, Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway, Dwight Howard, Tracy McGrady, Nick Anderson, Grant Hill, Scott Skiles, Dennis Scott, Horace Grant, Jameer Nelson, Rashard Lewis, Hedo Turkoglu, Mike Miller, Darrell Armstrong, Rony Seikaly, Aaron Gordon, Nikola Vucevic, Terrence Ross
Orlando Magic Tickets
When you think of the most exciting teams in basketball to see on the court, few teams can currently match the Orlando Magic. Being one of the youngest teams in the NBA, the Orlando Magic has nevertheless managed to assert themselves as a team worth going to see in action. There have been plenty of amazing players to don the Magic uniform. That includes everyone from Shaq's legendary gameplay as well as his showstopping dunks (that would sometimes shatter the backboard) to point guard "Penny" Hardaway and modern players such as Terrence Ross, Aaron Gordon and Nikola Vucevic. The team has won two Eastern Conference titles in 1995 and 2009. In the 2018-2019 season, new head coach Steve Clifford brought the team to a division title. With the team reinvigorated and as strong as ever, it is a great time to catch a Magic game. Grab your tickets at StubHub.
When did the Orlando Magic become a team?
The Orlando Magic is one of the youngest teams in the NBA. The team was started as part of an expansion that was awarded to the NBA in the late '80s. That expansion also included the Miami Heat, Minnesota Timberwolves and the Charlotte Hornets. The Orlando Magic was officially established in 1989 and has gone on to have some of the most popular players in the game on the team.
Who is the current head coach?
Steve Clifford is the current head coach for the Orlando Magic. His history with the team goes back to when he was an assistant coach from 2007-2012. In the time between, he has been the head coach for the Charlotte Hornets.
Who are the team's main rivals?
Orlando Magic has had several rivalries over the years. Perhaps the most significant one is a team from the team's state: Miami Heat. Not only are both teams from Florida, but both teams also originate from the NBA's late '80s expansion. There is consistent competitiveness between the two teams as to who is the NBA team to think of when one thinks of Florida.
Who are the favorite current players?
Nikola Vucecic and Terrence Ross are likely the team's current most well-known players. Nikola Vucecic recently set career-highs in 3-pointers, rebounds, assists and more. Terrence Ross's ability to jump into a game and quickly rack up the points has earned him the nickname, "The Human Torch."
Who has been the team's most popular player?
The player in the team's history that has most captured the public's imagination is none other than Shaquille O'Neal. Shaquille not only dominated other players in size and ability on the court, but he also dominated in other areas as well. He was able to parlay his popularity into commercials, shoes, movies, live comedy and rap music. He is still a well-known public figure, long after his playing career has ended.
When does the season begin?
The preseason begins early in October,`and the official season begins later in the month. The playoff season traditionally begins the second week of April.
How many home games are there?
In the 2019-2020 season, there are many options available for choosing a home game to attend. There are currently 41 games scheduled as part of the 2019-2020 season.Back to Top
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