South East Melbourne Magic

The South East Melbourne Magic was an Australian basketball team based in Melbourne.[1] The Magic competed in the National Basketball League (NBL) between 1992 and 1998, and played their home games at Rod Laver Arena.

South East Melbourne Magic
South East Melbourne Magic logo
HistorySouth East Melbourne Magic
ArenaRod Laver Arena
LocationMelbourne, Victoria
Team colorsRed, Black and White
Championships2 (1992, 1996)

In their seven seasons, the Magic contested four NBL Grand Finals and won two championships, their first coming in their debut season and their second coming in 1996. Following their loss in the 1998 Grand Final to the Adelaide 36ers, the Magic merged with the North Melbourne Giants to become the Victoria Titans for the 1998/99 season.

Honour rollEdit

NBL Championships: 2 (1992, 1996)
NBL finals appearances: 7 (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998)
NBL Grand Final appearances: 4 (1992, 1996, 1997, 1998)
NBL Most Valuable Player: Robert Rose (1993)
NBL Grand Final MVP: Bruce Bolden (1992), Mike Kelly (1996)
All-NBL First Team: Robert Rose (1993), John Dorge (1995)
NBL Coach of the Year: Brian Goorjian (1992, 1997, 1998)
NBL Rookie of the Year: Sam Mackinnon (1994)
NBL Most Improved Player: Chris Anstey (1996)
NBL Best Defensive Player: Darren Lucas (1994, 1995), Mike Kelly (1997, 1998)
NBL Best Sixth Man: Jason Smith (1998)


  1. ^ Uluc, Olgun (16 October 2015). "The NBL's defunct franchises: Sydney Astronauts, Launceston Casino City, Singapore Slingers, and more". Retrieved 15 April 2017.

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