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The Miami Heat’s Duncan Robinson steps into the sunlight

ERIK SPOELSTRA COULD have winged it. If anyone was qualified to give a talk on how to deal with a case of impostor syndrome, it was the former video coordinator who worked his way up to become head coach of the Miami Heat. But Spoelstra had come to know his young sharpshooter, Duncan Robinson, well…
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Mike Crotty battling split allegiances as Heat, Celtics meet

When Miami Heat guard Duncan Robinson goes up for a shot against the Boston Celtics during the Eastern Conference Finals, there will be at least one Massachusetts resident that is unsure about rooting for the shot to go in or out. Mike Crotty, former Williams player and current director of the Middlesex Magic AAU program,…
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Middlesex Magic Featured by New England Recruiting Report

Be Seen – Middlesex Magic 2021 Tuesday, August 25th, 2020 0 The Middlesex Magic’s resume from the last few years is well-documented with three straight HGSL and Super 16 championships, and numerous other titles in between. Perhaps less known is the true depth of the program. In fact, in the class of 2020 alone, they…
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Connaughton remembers Magic Orlando trip from 10 years ago!

FEATURED Noie: Wide World of Sports a special spot for former Notre Dame standout Pat Connaughton By Tom Noie South Bend Tribune Aug 9, 2020 1 of 2 Playing in the NBA’s restart bubble in Orlando holds significance for former Notre Dame standout Pat Connaughton, now with the Milwaukee Bucks. USA Today Photo/Ashley Landis Pat…
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Magic 2021 Guard Bascoe Bucknell Bound

Bascoe Bucknell Bound Thursday, July 16th, 2020 1 Vermont Academy and Middlesex Magic rising senior guard Josh Bascoe made a verbal commitment to Bucknell University on Thursday. Bascoe is originally from Milton, Ontario and just completed his second season in the NEPSAC. “Bascoe is one of the most skilled players I’ve ever coached,” said Vermont…
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Magic duo in NBA All-Star Dunk and 3 point contests!

By Nate Weitzer Globe Correspondent,Updated February 14, 2020, 8:43 a.m. Mike Crotty, director of the Middlesex Magic AAU basketball program, stands between former pupils Duncan Robinson of the Heat and Pat Connaughton of the Bucks prior to the March 15 game between Miami and Milwaukee. Crotty is proud of the two players’ progress. Mike Crotty,…
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Magic Alum Duncan Robinson invited to compete in NBA’s 3-point contest

Duncan Robinson has shot himself into the All-Star weekend spotlight. Less than a year after receiving his first NBA start with the Miami Heat, the former Michigan Wolverines guard has been invited to compete in the league’s annual 3-point contest. Robinson’s certainly earned the opportunity. He is sixth in the league in 3-pointers made per game (3.4)…
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Magic Alum & Bucks guard Connaughton to participate in NBA dunk contest

Milwaukee Bucks guard Pat Connaughton will participate in the 2020 NBA dunk contest, the league announced Monday. Connaughton will compete in the Feb. 15 event against Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon and Miami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. The Bucks guard will be the only first-time participant in the event. Connaughton…
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Middlsex Magic 2019 NERR Summer Recap

Summer Recap – Middlesex Magic Friday, September 6th, 2019 The Middlesex Magic was founded in 1993 by the late Michael Crotty Sr.  For the last 10 years the program has been under the direction of Michael Crotty Jr. Crotty Jr. was on the very first Magic team and went on to become a two-time NCAA…
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Magic Sam Thomson Commits to Colgate

Brooks School and Middlesex Magic product Sam Thomson made a verbal commitment to Colgate on Saturday during his official visit to the school’s campus. The 6-foot-9 big man is a Canadian native set to enter his second season in the New England prep ranks. He was named All-NEPSAC in Class B last year and had over a…
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