After guiding the Lakeland Magic to the NBA G-League championship last month in his fourth year as coach, Stan Heath is returning to his alma mater as head men’s basketball coach at East Michigan University, The Detroit News reports. Financial terms of his five-year contract are yet to be disclosed. Source: The Detroit News
The Lakeland Magic capped a one-month “bubble” season at Walt Disney World Thursday by defeating the Delaware Blue Coats 97-78 to capture the NBA G-League championship.Devin Cannady was named the G-League Finals MVP, the Orlando Sentinel reported. Source: Orlando Sentinel
With pandemic precautions reducing seating at Joker Marchant Stadium by three-quarters, Detroit Tigers Spring Training tickets are fetching nearly twice on the secondary market what they did last year, The Detroit News reports. The average ticket price as of Wednesday was $56.02, compared with $30.09 last year, according to Gametime. Source: The Detroit News
Starting Thursday, four Lakeland Magic basketball games will be aired live on Fox Sports Florida and FoxSportsGo.com, and two games will be taped and made available after Orlando Magic games, Fox Sports announced.
Maurkice and Mike Pouncey, the 31-year-old twins who journeyed from the Lakeland High Dreadnaughts to NFL Pro Bowl careers, have announced they are retiring from pro football, CBS Sports reports. “As I write this farewell speech, I cry and I laugh that twin boys from Lakeland, Florida that grew up in poverty made it this […]
When the Detroit Tigers play their first Lakeland game this year on Feb. 26, seating in the stands at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium will be reduced from a little over 8,000 to 2,000 as a pandemic precaution.
Detroit Tigers pitchers and catchers are still set to arrive in Lakeland for Spring Training on Feb. 17, even though questions remain about when play will start, how long the MLB season will be and size of the playoff field, MLive reports. Source: MLive
The Lakeland Magic will join 17 other NBA G League teams in playing their 2021 season in a “bubble” at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World starting next month, Orando’s WKMG reports. A broadcast schedule will be released later and already-purchased tickets will be honored when home games resume, The […]