Alex Martins Rumors
Magic CEO Alex Martins told The Athletic the pandemic made it more difficult to finalize bid packages and finalize decisions. But Martins said the project has incurred only a “minor delay.” Bordered by W. Pine Street, S. Division Ave., W. Central Blvd. and S. Terry Ave., the new facility will be built on a 3.8-acre plot between Amway Center and Exploria Stadium, the home of MLS’ Orlando City franchise and the NWSL’s Orlando Pride franchise.
Neumann, Adubato and Colón worked a total of 66 seasons as Magic broadcasters. “Our business, as well as many others like us, continue to be impacted by the pandemic,” Magic CEO Alex Martins said in a statement to The Athletic. “We have had to make some very hard business decisions in these unprecedented times, and we made the difficult decision to reorganize our efforts in regard to radio. Moving forward we will simulcast our radio and television game broadcasts. To those impacted, we’ve provided fair severance, outplacement services and health and wellness options.
The Orlando Magic announced today a new, multi-year partnership extension with Insurance Office of America (IOA) as the insurance company joins the franchise as a “Champions of the Community” (COTC) partner. The COTC designation represents an elite tier of brands committed to the local community. “The Orlando Magic are thrilled to have Insurance Office of America join our COTC partnership family,” said Magic CEO Alex Martins. “The Magic and IOA have a long, successful history together and share a commitment to the Central Florida community and placing the customer first. We look forward to working with them to achieve their goals as we strive to be world champions on and off the court.”
Magic CEO Alex Martins said in a prepared statement: “Our business, as well as many others like us, are significantly impacted due to COVID-19. We have had to make some very difficult business decisions in these unprecedented times. Due to this reality we have had to make the very hard decision to evaluate our overall structure, reorganize and reduce our headcount.”
Roy Parry: Magic CEO Alex Martins said the team is about to enter its second 24-hour quarantine period in the NBA bubble and will undergo a second COVID-19 test today… if all goes well, and he expects that it will, the team is scheduled to practice Thursday at 1 p.m.
Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins told the Orlando Sentinel on Friday the NBA restart committee feels confident in the league’s safety plans. “We had a number of guiding principles as we had discussions about the restart and how we would restart, and the No. 1 guiding principle for us, for the league overall, is the health and safety of our players, coaches and staff that will be on the campus at Disney,” Martins said. “We have consulted with some of the top medical experts in the country, epidemiologists from Columbia University and Johns Hopkins, and others, [including] a former surgeon general [Vivek Murthy].