The Orlando Magic are a professional basketball team based in Orlando, in Florida. The team was founded in 1989 and joined the NBA as an expansion team. The Orlando Magic play in the NBA's Eastern Conference and play their home games at the Amway Center. In their history, the Orlando Magic have had periods of success and periods of difficulty.
In the 1990s, they reached the NBA Finals twice, thanks to their star player, Shaquille O'Neal, and talented basketball player, Penny Hardaway. The team attracted worldwide attention thanks to their spectacular play and the enthusiasm of their fans. Over the past few years, the Orlando Magic have had their ups and downs. They failed to reach the conference finals, but continued to develop young talent and improve their team. They have a group of promising players, such as Mo Bamba and Jonathan Isaac, who are showing great potential for the team's future.