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The 1991–92 NBA season was the Magic's 3rd season in the National Basketball Association.[1] Orlando also hosted the 1992 NBA All-Star Game. During the offseason, the Magic signed free agent Anthony Bowie. Finally returning to the Eastern Conference and settling into the Atlantic Division, the Magic had a disappointing third season. After winning their first three games leading them to a 6–8 start, the team suffered a winless month in December losing all 15 games, plus a 17-game losing streak in early January. Second-year star Dennis Scott played just 18 games due to a leg injury, while leading scorer Nick Anderson, who averaged 19.9 points per game missed 22 games. The Magic finished last place in the Atlantic Division with a 21–61 record, which landed them with the number one overall pick in the 1992 NBA draft.[2] Following the season, rookie Stanley Roberts was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers.

1991–92 Orlando Magic season
Head coachMatt Guokas
ArenaOrlando Arena
Results
Record21–61 (.256)
PlaceDivision: 7th (Atlantic)
Conference: 14th (Eastern)
Playoff finishDid not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionWKCF
Sunshine Network
(Chip Caray, Jack Givens, Paul Kennedy)
RadioWWZN
(David Steele)
< 1990–91 1992–93 >

Draft picksEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 10 Brian Williams PF/C   United States Arizona
1 23 Stanley Roberts C   United States LSU
2 36 Chris Corchiani PG   United States North Carolina State

RosterEdit

Orlando Magic roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
C 42   Acres, Mark 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Oral Roberts
SG 25   Anderson, Nick 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Illinois
SG 14   Bowie, Anthony 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Oklahoma
PF 33   Catledge, Terry 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) South Alabama
PG 13   Corchiani, Chris 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) North Carolina State
SF 15   Higgins, Sean 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Michigan
C 34   Kite, Greg 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) BYU
SF 35   Reynolds, Jerry 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 200 lb (91 kg) LSU
C 53   Roberts, Stanley 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 285 lb (129 kg) LSU
SF 3   Scott, Dennis   6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 229 lb (104 kg) Georgia Tech
PG 4   Skiles, Scott 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Michigan State
SG 32   Smith, Otis 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jacksonville
PF 31   Turner, Jeff 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Vanderbilt
PF 8   Williams, Brian 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Arizona
PG 11   Vincent, Sam 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Michigan State
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  •   Injured

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Boston Celtics 51 31 .622 34–7 17–24 19–9
x-New York Knicks 51 31 .622 30–11 21–20 20–8
x-New Jersey Nets 40 42 .488 11 25–16 15–26 15–13
x-Miami Heat 38 44 .463 13 28–13 10–31 14–14
Philadelphia 76ers 35 47 .427 16 23–18 12–29 15–13
Washington Bullets 25 57 .305 26 14–27 11–30 7–21
Orlando Magic 21 61 .256 30 13–28 8–33 8–20
y – clinched division title
x – clinched playoff spot
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Chicago Bulls 67 15 .817
2 y-Boston Celtics 51 31 .622 16
3 x-Cleveland Cavaliers 57 25 .695 10
4 x-New York Knicks 51 31 .622 16
5 x-Detroit Pistons 48 34 .585 19
6 x-New Jersey Nets 40 42 .488 27
7 x-Indiana Pacers 40 42 .488 27
8 x-Miami Heat 38 44 .463 29
9 Atlanta Hawks 38 44 .463 29
10 Philadelphia 76ers 35 47 .427 32
11t Milwaukee Bucks 31 51 .378 36
11t Charlotte Hornets 31 51 .378 36
13 Washington Bullets 25 57 .305 42
14 Orlando Magic 21 61 .256 46
z – clinched division title
y – clinched division title
x – clinched playoff spot

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1991–92 NBA records
Team ATL BOS CHA CHI CLE DAL DEN DET GSW HOU IND LAC LAL MIA MIL MIN NJN NYK ORL PHI PHO POR SAC SAS SEA UTA WAS
Atlanta 3–1 2–2 0–5 0–5 2–0 2–0 1–4 1–1 2–0 1–4 1–1 0–2 2–2 3–1 2–0 3–1 2–2 2–2 2–2 2–0 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 2–2
Boston 1–3 3–1 1–3 3–1 1–1 1–1 4–0 1–1 1–1 2–2 2–0 2–0 3–2 2–2 0–2 2–3 3–2 5–0 3–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 3–1
Charlotte 2–2 1–3 0–4 2–3 1–1 1–1 1–4 1–1 0–2 3–2 0–2 1–1 1–3 2–3 1–1 1–3 0–4 3–1 3–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 2–0 1–1 0–2 2–2
Chicago 5–0 3–1 4–0 3–2 2–0 2–0 4–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 2–0 1–1 4–0 3–2 2–0 4–0 4–0 3–1 3–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 4–0
Cleveland 5–0 1–3 3–2 2–3 1–1 1–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 5–0 1–1 2–0 3–1 3–1 2–0 2–2 4–0 3–1 4–0 1–1 0–2 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 4–0
Dallas 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 3–2 0–2 0–4 4–2 1–1 1–3 0–4 1–1 1–1 3–2 0–2 0–2 1–1 0–2 2–2 0–4 1–3 0–5 0–4 1–4 0–2
Denver 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 2–3 0–2 0–4 2–3 0–2 0–4 1–3 0–2 1–1 2–3 1–1 0–2 2–0 2–0 1–3 1–3 2–2 1–4 1–3 1–5 1–1
Detroit 4–1 0–4 4–1 1–4 1–3 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 2–2 0–2 2–0 2–2 3–2 1–1 2–2 2–2 4–0 3–1 0–2 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 3–1
Golden State 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 4–0 4–0 1–1 2–2 2–0 3–2 3–2 1–1 2–0 4–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 3–2 2–3 5–0 2–2 3–2 1–3 2–0
Houston 0–2 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 2–4 3–2 0–2 2–2 1–1 2–2 2–2 2–0 1–1 3–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–3 3–1 3–1 3–2 1–3 1–4 2–0
Indiana 4–1 2–2 2–3 1–3 0–5 1–1 2–0 2–2 0–2 1–1 0–2 2–0 3–1 4–1 2–0 2–2 1–3 2–2 2–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 2–0 0–2 1–1 2–2
L.A. Clippers 1–1 0–2 2–0 0–2 1–1 3–1 4–0 2–0 2–3 2–2 2–0 2–3 2–0 2–0 4–0 1–1 0–2 2–0 1–1 3–2 2–3 2–3 2–2 2–3 1–3 0–2
L.A. Lakers 2–0 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–2 4–0 3–1 0–2 2–3 2–2 0–2 3–2 2–0 1–1 3–1 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–3 1–4 4–1 1–3 1–4 1–3 1–1
Miami 2–2 2–3 3–1 0–4 1–3 1–1 2–0 2–2 1–1 0–2 1–3 0–2 0–2 4–0 2–0 2–2 1–4 3–1 1–4 0–2 0–2 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 5–0
Milwaukee 1–3 2–2 3–2 2–3 1–3 1–1 1–1 2–3 0–2 1–1 1–4 0–2 1–1 0–4 2–0 0–4 1–3 3–1 3–1 0–2 0–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 3–1
Minnesota 0–2 2–0 1–1 0–2 0–2 2–3 3–2 1–1 0–4 2–3 0–2 0–4 1–3 0–2 0–2 0–2 0–2 0–2 0–2 0–4 0–4 1–3 0–6 0–4 2–3 0–2
New Jersey 1–3 3–2 3–1 0–4 2–2 2–0 1–1 2–2 0–2 1–1 2–2 1–1 0–2 2–2 4–0 2–0 2–3 3–1 3–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–2 0–2 2–3
New York 2–2 2–3 4–0 0–4 0–4 2–0 2–0 2–2 1–1 1–1 3–1 2–0 0–2 4–1 3–1 2–0 3–2 4–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–2 2–0 2–0 4–0
Orlando 2–2 0–5 1–3 1–3 1–3 1–1 0–2 0–4 0–2 0–2 2–2 0–2 0–2 1–3 1–3 2–0 1–3 1–4 3–2 0–2 0–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–2 2–3
Philadelphia 2–2 1–3 1–3 1–3 0–4 2–0 0–2 1–3 1–1 1–1 2–2 1–1 0–2 4–1 1–3 2–0 2–3 1–3 2–3 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 0–2 5–0
Phoenix 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–2 3–1 2–0 2–3 3–1 1–1 2–3 3–2 2–0 2–0 4–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 3–2 4–1 3–1 3–2 2–2 2–0
Portland 2–0 1–1 2–0 0–2 2–0 4–0 3–1 0–2 3–2 1–3 2–0 3–2 4–1 2–0 2–0 4–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–3 5–0 2–2 4–1 2–2 2–0
Sacramento 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–2 0–2 3–1 2–2 0–2 0–5 1–3 1–1 3–2 1–4 0–2 2–0 3–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–4 0–5 1–3 1–4 1–3 2–0
San Antonio 2–0 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 5–0 4–1 1–1 2–2 2–3 0–2 2–2 3–1 1–1 1–1 6–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–3 2–2 3–1 3–1 1–4 0–2
Seattle 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 4–0 3–1 1–1 2–3 3–1 2–0 3–2 4–1 1–1 1–1 4–0 2–0 0–2 1–1 0–2 2–3 1–4 4–1 1–3 3–1 2–0
Utah 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 4–1 5–1 1–1 3–1 4–1 1–1 3–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 3–2 2–0 0–2 2–0 2–0 2–2 2–2 3–1 4–1 1–3 2–0
Washington 2–2 1–3 2–2 0–4 0–4 2–0 1–1 1–3 0–2 0–2 2–2 2–0 1–1 0–5 1–3 2–0 3–2 0–4 3–2 0–5 0–2 0–2 0–2 2–0 0–2 0–2

Game logEdit

Player statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game
Player GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Mark Acres 68 6 13.6 .517 .333 .520 3.7 0.3 0.4 0.2 3.1
Nick Anderson 60 59 36.7 .463 .353 .667 6.4 2.7 1.6 0.6 19.9
Anthony Bowie 52 26 33.1 .493 .386 .860 4.7 3.1 1.1 0.7 14.6
Terry Catledge 78 67 31.2 .496 .000 .694 7.0 1.4 0.7 0.2 14.8
Chris Corchiani 51 1 14.5 .399 .270 .875 1.5 2.8 0.9 0.0 5.0
Bison Dele 48 2 18.9 .528 .000 .669 5.7 0.7 0.9 1.1 9.1
Sean Higgins 32 12 18.1 .469 .250 .828 2.9 1.2 0.4 0.2 8.6
Greg Kite 72 44 20.5 .437 .000 .588 5.6 0.6 0.4 0.8 3.2
Jerry Reynolds 46 16 25.2 .380 .125 .836 3.2 3.3 1.4 0.4 12.1
Stanley Roberts 55 34 20.3 .529 .000 .515 6.1 0.7 0.4 1.5 10.4
Dennis Scott 18 15 33.8 .402 .326 .901 3.7 1.9 1.1 0.5 19.9
Scott Skiles 75 63 31.7 .414 .364 .895 2.7 7.3 1.0 0.1 14.1
Otis Smith 55 5 15.9 .365 .381 .769 2.1 1.0 0.7 0.2 5.6
Stephen Thompson 1 0 15.0 .333 .000 .000 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 2.0
Jeff Turner 75 42 21.2 .451 .125 .693 3.3 1.2 0.3 0.2 7.1
Sam Vincent 39 18 22.7 .430 .077 .846 2.6 3.8 0.9 0.1 10.5
Morlon Wiley 9 0 10.0 .321 .000 .600 0.8 1.4 0.4 0.0 2.3

Awards and RecordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

Date Type Transaction
9/26/1991 Signing Signed Donald Royal as a free agent.
10/28/1991 Waiver Waived Donald Royal.
12/4/1991 Waiver Waived Morlon Wiley.
12/31/1991 Signing Signed Anthony Bowie as a free agent.
1/2/1992 Signing Signed Stephen Thompson as a free agent.
1/7/2010 Waiver Waived Stephen Thompson.
1/10/1992 Signing Signed Sean Higgins to 10-day contract.
1/30/1992 Signing Signed Sean Higgins to 10-day contract.
4/18/1992 Signing Signed Howard Wright as a free agent.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1991-92 Orlando Magic
  2. ^ "Orlando gets first pick in talent-studded NBA draft". Indiana Gazette. May 18, 1992. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com.

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