Lakeland, FL – The NBA G-League’s Lakeland Magic which is an affiliate of the NBA Orlando Magic, are on the right path making significant impacts in the Lakeland area. With a 24 home game schedule set for the RP Funding Center with the home opener set for Nov. 10, fans can’t wait to witness something special in Lakeland. Just this past Wednesday, we got to meet and talk with Players, Coaches and Administration about the direction of the team, Chemistry, their style of play and the impact the team has in the area. With a preseason win against the Memphis Hustle on Monday at the RP Funding Center, players are anticipating a great year and look to contribute anyway possible. Take a listen.
General Manager Anthony Parker, Lakeland Magic
Head Coach Stan Heath, Lakeland Magic
With the new Two-Way Contracts, Magic signed some good talent in Adreian Payne and Jamel Artis. Payne is a 3 year NBA veteran with promising skills has a forward, has played for the Atlanta Hawks and Minnesota Timberwolves. Artis who played summer league with the New York Knicks and is pretty confident that the teams production this season will be phenomenal. Artis will be a player to really watch with the Lakeland Magic. The Lakeland Magic’s season opener will begin Nov. 4 at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa.
Jay Wright 6’1″ G, Lakeland Magic