Alex Martins Rumors

Clad in white Magic Volunteer Program T-shirts, employees of the Orlando Magic assembled outside the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida around 7:30 on Thanksgiving morning. Over the next few hours, they helped serve a holiday meal to about 700 people. “Although we would much rather not have to be here because we’ve abolished homelessness, we need to take care of those that hopefully are temporarily homeless,” Magic CEO Alex Martins said. “This is one of the small ways that we contribute to those who are dealing with homelessness.”
The Orlando Magic likely will select a site for their Florida-based NBA Development League affiliate within the next 30 days, Magic CEO Alex Martins told the Orlando Sentinel. Kissimmee’s Silver Spurs Arena and The Lakeland Center are the two finalists the Magic are considering. “We’re still in final discussions with both, and both have been asked to address some specific issues that we need answers for and direction on,” Martins said. “I believe that within the next 30 days we’ll have a decision made.”
Storyline: D-League Expansion
On Friday, September 9, former Orlando Magic center Shaquille O’Neal will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins released the following statement in recognition of O’Neal’s accomplishment: “On behalf of the DeVos Family and entire Orlando Magic organization, we extend our heartfelt congratulations to Shaquille O’Neal on his well-deserved induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. With his larger-than-life personality, overpowering play, and generous community endeavors, Shaq made an indelible mark while in Magic pinstripes. Without a doubt, his great contributions to our organization and city will never, ever be forgotten.”