About 75 NBA referees showed their support of players on Thursday to postpone games in protest of the shooting in Wisconsin by Kenosha police of Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old Black man.
The NBA referees tweet video of them marching, stating "thank you for standing with us today as we rallied against the senseless shooting of Jacob Blake by the police and the systemic racism that thrives, while young black men and women continue to needlessly die. We won’t be silent."
The Orlando Magic will not be playing Game 5 of their playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks as the Wisconsin-based team is protesting the shooting of Jacob Blake, according to an NBA source.
The NBA will hold a lottery Thursday night to determine positioning in the upcoming NBA Draft.
A player with the Orlando Magic has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the team's president. The team arrived at Disney on Tuesday for the upcoming NBA season.
The Denver Nuggets shut down its practice facility ahead of a planned visit to Orlando.
The Orlando Magic will soon play ball at Walt Disney World. The team is forced to take extreme safety measures to prevent spread or exposure to the coronavirus.
Former UCF star Tacko Fall has spent the lockdown in Boston meeting with children's groups and charities, but he is also conditioning for play when the season resumes.
While the Orlando Magic flew on the same charter plane as the Utah Jazz, nobody from the team or traveling party is showing any COVID-19 symptoms.
The Orlando Magic have acquired veteran forward James Ennis from the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for a 2020 second-round draft pick, owed to the Magic from the L.A. Lakers.
"Kobe would want us to push through and celebrate life," Shaq wrote on Twitter.
One man from Canada told FOX 35 News that he had packed his Kobe Bryant jersey for his trip to Orlando. "I have a ton of other jerseys at home too. I really don’t know why I did it. That’s surreal," he said.
Host Alicia Keys said she was feeling “crazy sad” about Bryant. She was joined on stage with Boyz II Men, who collectively sang “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday.”
Head Coach Steve Clifford, Nick Anderson, Bo Outlaw, and Magic dancers will serve food to hundreds of homeless people.
FOX 35 Sports Anchor Evan Fitzgerald was the only Orlando sports anchor to talk to Tacko Fall. Fall, a former player with the University of Central Florida, was back in Orlando with his new team, the Boston Celtics, to play the Orlando Magic.
Orlando Magic Head Coach Steve Clifford called the opening day of team practice disappointing, but everyone was raving about the performance of new point guard Markelle Fultz. The magic are not yet playing with starters and second units, but there is a lot of strength and excitement.
The Magic are off the basketball court and on the job. Employees gave a Habitat for Humanity home a fresh coat of paint.
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