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Watch every game on FOX Sports Florida

FOX Sports Florida is the television home of the Orlando Magic that televises all regular season Magic games throughout the season.

All Magic games can also be streamed live on the FOX Sports app, available on iOS and Android mobile devices. The FOX Sports app is also available to customers on Android TV, Amazon FireTV, Stick and Kindle Fire, Roku, Xbox One, Windows phones and online at FOXSportsGO.com. Fans can download the mobile app for free from the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Amazon App Store and Windows Store.

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Listen in to 96.9 FM to hear the broadcast for all Magic games!

Every preseason, regular season and postseason Magic game is broadcast on the Magic Radio Network, with radio affiliates across the state of Florida. FM 96.9 The Game serves as the flagship station in Orlando, where you can also listen on AM 740.

In addition, “Magic Drive Time,” hosted by Dante Marchitelli, airs Monday-Friday from 6-6:30 p.m. on FM 96.9 The Game, AM 740 and the iHeartRADIO app throughout the NBA season. Each day, Marchitelli will be joined by a different co-host, including a rotation of Head Coach Steve Clifford, President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman, General Manager John Hammond, Magic players, broadcasters and front office personnel.

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Spanish game broadcasts hosted on 98.1 Salsa y Mas

Listen in to 98.1 Salsa y Mas for Spanish broadcasts of Orlando Magic games, voiced by Joey Colon.

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Game
Date
Time
English
Spanish
Toronto Raptors
Saturday, Apr. 13
5:00PM
FM 96.9
98.1 Salsa y Mas
Toronto Raptors
Tuesday, Apr. 16
8:00PM
FM 96.9
98.1 Salsa y Mas
Toronto Raptors
Friday, Apr. 19
7:00PM
FM 96.9
98.1 Salsa y Mas
Toronto Raptors
Sunday, Apr. 21
7:00PM
FM 96.9
98.1 Salsa y Mas
Arcadia
Accion 810 AM
Bradenton
WWPR 1490 AM
Clearwater
WTAN 1340 AM
Cocoa Beach, Melbourne
WMEL 1300 AM
Dade City
WDCF 1350 AM
Fort Myers
WFSX 97.3 FM / 1240 AM
Gainesville
WGGG 1230 AM / 100.1 FM
Lake Placid
WWTK 730 AM
Melbourne
WIXC 1060 AM
Ocala
WMOP 900 AM
Orlando
WYGM 96.9 FM / 740 AM
Port St. Lucie
WPSL 1590 AM
Punta Gorda
WKII 1070 AM
Stuart
WSTU 1450 AM
Tallahassee
WTSM 97.9 FM
Tampa Bay
WHBO 1040 AM
Zephyrhills
WZHR 1400 AM

Meet the Crew

  • George Galante

    George Galante

    Director of Communications

    George Galante begins his 24th season with the organization and was promoted to director of communications for the Orlando Magic in July 2007. He spent more than eight seasons as assistant director of communications from 1999-2007.

    Galante supports all areas of the communications department, including serving as managing editor of all media guides, compiling game notes, coordinating interview requests with players and front office personnel, writing press releases, maintaining statistical information and traveling on the road with the team.

    He also serves as co-host of Magic Overtime with Dante and Galante, which airs on the Orlando Magic’s official Facebook page. Galante was also co-host of Magic Overtime with Dante and Galante, the team’s weekly television show that profiled Magic players and personalities, from 2008-12.

    Following an internship with the Magic during their run to the 1995 NBA Finals, Galante joined the organization full-time in August of 1995, spending four seasons as public relations manager for the Orlando Solar Bears of the International Hockey League (1995-99). While with the Solar Bears, he also served as chairman of the IHL’s Public Relations Advisory Board.

    Galante earned a bachelor’s degree in sports administration from Stetson University in 1996, where he was a student assistant in the sports information department. He assumed SID duties for women’s soccer and cross country and also spent one summer as assistant director of public relations for Daytona Beach of the United States Basketball League.

    A native of Staten Island, N.Y., Galante and his wife, Laura, reside in Apopka, Fla. with their sons, John (13) and Jim (11), and daughter, Kate (9).

  • David Steele

    David Steele

    Television Play-By-Play

    David Steele returns for his 30th season of Orlando Magic basketball, and his 21st as the television play-by-play announcer, calling the action for FOX Sports Florida. He was named television play-by-play voice for the Magic in March 1998 after handling radio play-by-play duties for the team’s first nine seasons.

    Along with handling television play-by-play duties, Steele will be involved in ancillary television and radio programming.

    The former voice of the University of Florida, Steele arrived in Orlando in 1989 after serving as network coordinator and football/basketball play-by-play announcer for the Gators for seven seasons.

    A native of Jacksonville, Fla., Steele’s professional broadcasting career began in 1975, as sports director at WJHG-TV in Panama City, Fla. He also served as sports director at WLOS-TV in Asheville, NC, and was the football/ basketball play-by-play announcer at Western Carolina University.

    One of Florida’s premier sportscasters, Steele has been named “Sportscaster of the Year” in both Florida and North Carolina. He is also a past president of the Florida Sportscasters Association. Recently, Steele became the eighth inductee into the Magic Hall of Fame when he was inducted on February 22, 2019.

    Steele and his wife, Sally, reside in Orlando. They have three children, Luke, Emily and Betsy, and seven grandchildren.

  • Jeff Turner

    Jeff Turner

    Television Color Analyst

    NBA veteran Jeff Turner returns for his sixth season as Orlando’s television color analyst. He joins David Steele to call the action on FOX Sports Florida and spent parts of the previous two seasons (2011-13) as studio host.

    Turner made his Magic broadcasting debut in April 1996 as radio color analyst on the Magic Radio Network and spent nine full seasons in that role from 1996-2005.

    During the spring of 2005, Turner was named leadership development coordinator at Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando. In addition, he served as the school’s head varsity basketball coach for eight seasons (2005-13), compiling a record of 151-72 (.677). Turner led the program to a district title in 2010-11 and a runner-up finish for the Class 4A state crown in 2011-12, before guiding the Highlanders to the Florida Class 4A State Championship in 2012-13.

    Originally selected in the first round (17th overall) by New Jersey in the 1984 NBA Draft, Turner appeared in 612 NBA regular season games during his career with New Jersey and Orlando, averaging 6.0 ppg. and 3.3 rpg. After spending three seasons with the Nets and two years in the Italian Basketball League (1987-89), Turner became a member of Orlando’s inaugural squad in 1989. In 411 games (176 starts) with the Magic, he averaged 6.5 ppg. and 3.6 rpg., and helped them reach the 1995 NBA Finals. Turner, who retired in March of 1996, still ranks among Orlando’s all-time leaders in games played (tied for eighth).

    A graduate of Vanderbilt, Turner was an All-SEC First Team selection as a senior (1984) and a two-time All-SEC Academic selection (1983-84). He was a member of the 1984 Olympic Gold Medal basketball team.

    Turner and his wife, Dee Dee, have two daughters, Allie (24) and Emma (21).

  • Richie Adubato

    Richie Adubato

    Radio Color Analyst

    Richie Adubato returns for his 14th season as radio color analyst for the Magic Radio Network, joining Dennis Neumann for all home broadcasts. Adubato has followed the career path of lifetime coaches and friends Hubie Brown, Mike Fratello, and Dick Vitale by taking up broadcasting after a career in coaching.

    Most recently, Adubato was head coach of the WNBA’s Washington Mystics for two-plus seasons, leading the club into the WNBA Playoffs in 2006. He served as head coach of the New York Liberty for five seasons, guiding them to a 100-79 record (.559), three straight playoff berths and three Eastern Conference Championships in 1999, 2000, and 2002. Adubato was also head coach for the Eastern Conference All-Stars in the 2000, 2001, and 2003 WNBA All-Star Games.

    Prior to coaching in the WNBA, Adubato spent 19 years in the NBA, including three seasons with the Magic (assistant coach from 1994-97, head coach 1996-97). Adubato won 65 percent of his games as head coach and led the Magic to the playoffs, nearly upsetting Pat Riley’s Miami Heat with the help of spectacular play from Penny Hardaway. He served as head coach for the Detroit Pistons (1979-80), Dallas Mavericks (1989-90 to 1992-93) and Orlando, leading his teams to the NBA Playoffs twice. He also served as an assistant coach for New York, Detroit, Dallas, Cleveland and Orlando. Adubato is also the only head coach in history to lead teams to the playoffs in both the NBA and the WNBA.

    Adubato spent 18 years as a high school and college coach in New Jersey, compiling an overall record if 290-85 (.773). Ironically, one high school player he coached at Our Lady of the Valley High School (Orange, N.J.) in 1964 and 1965 was former Magic Head Coach Brian Hill. Adubato was named Pro Basketball Coach of the Year by the New Jersey Sports Writers Association in 2000 while with the Liberty.

    Born in Irvington, N.J., Adubato earned undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as doctoral credits, in administration from William Paterson University, where he captained both the basketball and baseball teams. Adubato was inducted into the William Patterson Hall of Fame for both sports. He married the former Carol Begerow in 1989. Adubato has one daughter, Beth, and two sons, Scott and Adam. He also has two grandchildren, Allegra and Sean.

  • Dennis Neumann

    Dennis Neumann

    Radio Play-By-Play

    Dennis Neumann enters his 28th season as a member of the Orlando Magic broadcasting team and 21st as the team’s radio play-by-play voice. Prior to being named the club’s radio play-by-play announcer in April 1998, Neumann supervised the day-to-day activities of the RDV Sports broadcasting department. Among other duties, he oversaw production of all Magic television and radio programming.

    Neumann brings more than 33 years in the radio industry and a wide-ranging wealth of experience to the radio play-by-play post. He has served as the studio host for game broadcasts on the Magic Radio Network, as well as host of the team’s post-game radio call-in show, Magic Rewind.

    Prior to joining the Magic, Neumann was the sports director for the USA Radio Network in Dallas, Tex., and the Florida Radio Network in Orlando, Fla. A native of Portland, Ore., he was an Evans Scholar at the University of Oregon and graduated in 1981.

    Neumann and his wife, Debbie, reside in Orlando, Fla. They have three children, Brad, Lisa and Stephanie, and seven grandchildren.

  • Joey Colon

    Joey Colon

    Spanish Radio Play-By-Play

    Joey Colon begins his 21st season as the Spanish play-by-play announcer for the Orlando Magic. Every game during the 2018-19 campaign will be heard live on the Magic’s Spanish flagship station, Salsa 98.1 FM (WNUE-FM). Colon also called games in Spanish on television for four seasons (2010-14).

    Colon is very familiar with the Hispanic community in Central Florida. He has served as sports director for WHBS radio, WONQ radio and WBDN radio. Colon has also teamed up to work with Univision and Telemundo on several different television sports shows. He has broadcast a wide variety of events, including the Olympic Games for the Puerto Rican National Team.

    Colon has received several accolades for his work, including a well-known award in the Hispanic community, “El Coqui de Oro,” for the best Central Florida sports show. He also received a Florida Senators Proclamation for his work throughout the 2004 storms that hit the Central Florida area. Colon constantly remained on-air during the storms, bringing advice, support and hope to those in the storms’ tracks. He has also worked closely with St. Jude Children Research Hospital doing a radio marathon every year to help find a cure for cancer. Colon was named Central Florida Puerto Rican Citizen of the Year of 2007 by Asociacion Borinquena de la Florida Central (ABFC), awarding his exemplary citizenship and contributing in a special way to the community. In January of 2016, he was honored as the “Orlando Puerto Rican Ambassador of the Year” by the Government of Puerto Rico and the La Sanse Festival, the largest Puerto Rican cultural festival which is celebrated simultaneously in Puerto Rico, Orlando, Miami and New York. More than 30,000 people attended at Festival Park in Orlando on Jan. 16, 2016.

    Born in Guayama, Puerto Rico, Colon still owns a home in his hometown of Guayama. He is a 1995 graduate of Catolica Universidad. Colon and his wife, Laura, and his son, Marcos, have called Orlando their home since coming to the United States in 1985.

  • Dante Marchitelli

    Dante Marchitelli

    Television Sideline Reporter

    Dante Marchitelli enters his 20th season with the Orlando Magic. He serves as pregame host/sideline reporter for FOX Sports Florida.

    Marchitelli began his career with the Magic in 1998 as a radio intern. He was hired full-time in January 2000 as radio producer, working behind the scenes on every broadcast for the Magic Radio Network. Marchitelli was promoted in 2005 to radio manager and also served as radio sideline reporter. His role was expanded in 2008 to television as pre-game host and sideline reporter. Marchitelli was promoted to assistant director of broadcasting in July 2017.

    In addition to his game-day duties, Marchitelli serves as host of Magic Drive Time, which airs Monday-Friday from 5:30-6 p.m. on 96.9 The Game throughout the NBA season. Each day, Marchitelli is joined by a rotation of special guests, including Magic/NBA players, broadcasters, front office personnel and more. He also serves as co-host of Magic Overtime with Dante and Galante, which airs on the Orlando Magic’s official Facebook page. Marchitelli was also co-host of Magic Overtime with Dante and Galante, the team’s weekly television show that profiled Magic players and personalities, from 2008-12.

    Marchitelli earned a bachelor’s degree in public relations/advertising from Liberty University in 1998. A native of Woburn, Mass., Marchitelli and his wife, Lana, reside in Windermere, Fla. with their daughters, Olivia (5) and Allison (4).

  • Brian Hill

    Brian Hill

    Television Studio Analyst

    Brian Hill returns for his sixth season as studio analyst for Orlando Magic games on FOX Sports Florida.

    Hill served as head coach of the Orlando Magic from 1993-97 and again from 2005-07, compiling a record of 267-192 (.582). His 267 wins are the most by any head coach in franchise history.

    Hill’s extensive coaching resume spans 45 years. His NBA career began in Atlanta in 1986, serving as an assistant coach under Mike Fratello. After four seasons with the Hawks, Hill joined the Magic in 1990 as an assistant coach to Matt Guokas. He was promoted to head coach on June 30, 1993 and the impact on the team was immediate.

    During Hill’s time as head coach of the Magic, Orlando reached the playoffs four times, including the first postseason berth in franchise history (1993-94), captured two division titles (1994-95, 1995-96), made two Eastern Conference Finals appearances (1995, 1996) and earned a trip to the 1995 NBA Finals. He also guided the team to a franchise-record 60 wins during the 1995-96 season, a record that still stands today. Hill was named NBA’s Eastern Conference Coach of the Month in November 2006 and was head coach of the Eastern Conference at the 1995 NBA All-Star Game.

    From 1997-99, Hill was head coach of the Vancouver Grizzlies for two-plus seasons. He has an overall NBA head coaching record of 298-315 (.486). Hill also served an assistant coach in the NBA with New Orleans, New Jersey and Detroit.

    Hill’s coaching career also includes high school and 14 years at the collegiate level. He began as an assistant at Montclair State (NJ) in 1972 and held assistant coaching positions at Lehigh University and Penn State. Hill served as head coach at Lehigh for eight seasons from 1975-83.

    Hill and his wife, Kay, have two children, Kimberly and Christopher. The Hill family has been active in hosting fundraising events for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. In March 2006, the Hills were honored with the prestigious Jefferson Awards for Public Service, which were established in 1972 by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, U.S. Senator Robert Taft, Jr. and Sam Bears to create a Nobel prize for public and community service.

  • Paul Kennedy

    Paul Kennedy

    Television Studio Anchor

    Entering his 30th year televising live sporting events to audiences throughout Florida and the nation, Paul Kennedy returns as studio host for Orlando Magic road games on FOX Sports Florida.

    A part of the club’s telecasts since the franchise’s inception in 1989, Kennedy also spends each eventful winter as a member of the Tampa Bay Lightning television team. Kennedy has anchored “Inside the Magic” and “Inside the Lightning” magazine shows for the network.

    From 1988-2010, Kennedy called the action of Florida State football on “Prime Time Noles,” a chronicle of the success achieved by coach Bobby Bowden and the tradition-rich Seminoles. His football work includes national playby- play for the NFL on FOX, NFL Europe, and college action for Fox Sports Net, in addition to SEC and ACC Games of the Week.

    Kennedy anchored both the “Miami Dolphins Monday Night Magazine” during Hall of Fame coach Don Shula’s tenure and later “Bucs Diaries” for Super Bowl Champion Tampa Bay under Tony Dungy. Kennedy served as the “Voice of the Crimson Tide” for five seasons at the University of Alabama.

    His Major League Baseball credits include NBC and ABC networks’ “Baseball Night in America” telecasts, as well as hosting and calling Florida Marlins action.

    A graduate of Virginia Tech, Kennedy lives in Orlando, Fla. He is engaged to Joan Carroll of Winter Park, Fla.

  • Lisa Leslie

    Lisa Leslie

    Television Studio Analyst

    Lisa Leslie returns as studio analyst for Orlando Magic road games on FOX Sports Florida. She joined the Magic’s broadcast crew during the 2017-18 season.

    Leslie became a commentator for ESPN in 2004, and has since been an in-studio sports analyst for ABC, ESPN, Turner, FOX Sports Net and NBC.

    Leslie had a highly decorated playing career. She was named WNBA MVP three times (2001, 2004, 2006), a WNBA All-Star eight times (1999-2003, 2005, 2006, 2009), WNBA All-Star Game MVP three times (1999, 2001, 2002) and to the All-WNBA First Team eight times (1997, 2000-04, 2006, 2008). Leslie led the Los Angeles Sparks to back-to-back WNBA Championships in 2001 and 2002, where she was named WMNBA Finals twice. She was the first WNBA player to win the regular season MVP, the All-Star Game MVP and the playoff MVP in the same season, capturing all three in 2001.

    Leslie became the first woman to dunk in a professional game on July 30, 2002. She was also a four-time Olympic gold medal winner (1996, 2000, 2004, 2008). In 2011, she was selected by fans as one of the top 15 players in the 15-year history of the WNBA and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015.

    A native of Los Angeles, Ca., Leslie earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Southern California and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix. She and her husband, Michael Lockwood, have two children.

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