ORLANDO MAGIC vs. Boston Celtics
Thursday, January 22, 2009 | 8:00 PM | Amway Arena
TV: TNT | Radio: AM 580 WDBO |
Spanish Radio: AM 1030 WONQ
GAME NOTES: **Orlando is 35-41 all-time vs. Boston in regular season action (26-12 at home, 9-29 on the road), including 0-1 this season.
**The Magic are 3-1 vs. the Celtics in the playoffs (1-1 at home, 2-0 on the road, 1995 first round series).
**The Magic have won eight of the last 12 match-ups with the Celtics overall.
**Orlando has won six straight meetings at home.
**The Celtics have won 12 of the last 14 match-ups in Boston.
**Orlando defeated Boston in the last game ever played at the Boston Garden, 95-92, on May 5, 1995.
**Tony Battie was with Boston for five-plus seasons (1998-2003).
**Assistant Coach Steve Clifford coached at Boston University for four years.
FAN ZONE: Hilary and Ben Watson will perform the National Anthem. Fans will be entertained at halftime by the Bello Brothers.
COVERING THE MAGIC: This week on the radio:
Tuesday, January 20th: “Magic Behind the Scenes” on ESPN 1080 WHOO from 5-5:30 p.m.; Stan Van Gundy Coaches Show on AM 540 WFLA from 6:10-6:40 p.m.
Wednesday, January 21st: Magic Behind the Scenes on ESPN 1080 WHOO from 5-5:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 22nd: Magic Insider on AM 540 WFLA at 8 a.m.; “Magic Behind the Scenes” on ESPN 1080 WHOO from 5-5:30 p.m.; Inside Magic with Scott Anez on AM 580 WDBO from 6-7:30 p.m.; Magic vs. Celtics on AM 580 WDBO starting at 7:35 p.m. Magic vs Celtics en Espanol on AM 1030 WONQ starting at 7:45 p.m.
Saturday, January 24th: Inside Magic with Scott Anez on AM 580 WDBO from 6-7 p.m.; Magic @ Miami on AM 580 WDBO starting at 7:06 p.m.; Magic @ Miami en Espanol on AM 1030 WONQ starting at 7:15 p.m.
This week on television:
Friday, January 23rd : “Magic Overtime with Dante and Galante” on WKMG Local 6 from 12:30-1 a.m., with special guest Marcin Gortat…following “The Late Show” with David Letterman.
This week on orlandomagic.com: **BE THERE blog – An inside look at the Orlando Magic.
RETAIL DEAL OF THE DAY: Log onto www.orlandomagicshop.com on game day to receive a free 20th Anniversary pin with any purchase. (Specials only available on day of specified game). ONLINE ONLY!
ORLANDO MAGIC @ Miami Heat
Saturday, January 24, 2009 | 7:30 PM | AmericanAirlines Arena
TV: FS Florida | Radio: AM 580 WDBO |
Spanish Radio: AM 1030 WONQ
GAME NOTES: **Orlando is 36-40 vs. Miami (21-18 at home, 15-22 on the road) during regular season action, including a perfect 4-0 last season.
**Orlando is 2-3 vs. Miami during the playoffs (1997 first round).
**Orlando has won the last 10 regular season meetings with the Heat (last loss: Feb. 15, 2006 @ Miami, 100-110).
**The Magic have won the last five meetings at home.
**Orlando has won its last five games in Miami.
**Stan Van Gundy served as the Heat’s head coach for two-plus years from 2003-05, compiling a 112-73 (.605) record, and was with the Heat for 12 years in various capacities.