Nevertheless, loyal fans are now hoping that after this season’s draft picks, the Magic will pick it up and take it all the way down the court. Luckily, fans have the chance to see where the team stands and check out the latest season insights with the Orlando Magic Mid-Summer Special, which will air at 10 p.m. on Sunday, August 4 on Fox Sports Florida.
The 30-minute episode, hosted by Paul Kennedy, re-lives some of the more memorable Magic moments as the franchise celebrates its 25th anniversary. Fans also get to hear from their favorite Magic players, as well as a few of the newcomers, to learn what their plans were for improving skills and teamwork, which were both part of what they worked on throughout the summer.
Magic General Manager Rob Hennigan (who was also featured in our Best of Orlando 2013) will share his thoughts on the current state of the team, along with play-by-play announcer David Steele. We're thinking fans might be most excited to see sideline reporter Dante Marchitelli sit down with Orlando's second overall 2013 draft pick, Victor Oladipo, to get his initial thoughts on joining the Magic.
Be sure to check local channel listings to catch this special and find out what expectations are in store for our the Orlando Magic this season.
We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.
Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.
Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.
Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.