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In Orlando, Hurricane Ian disrupts Magic preparation

« I hope everyone stays safe during this hurricane. Terrence Ross is calling for the same precaution his club is taking on Twitter. Indeed, the Magic canceled its practice yesterday, Wednesday, and that of today due to the passage in Florida of Hurricane Ian, which is seriously affecting the Orlando area with its rain and wind.

« We will continue to monitor the situation and see how we proceed. Safety is going to be the #1 priority for these guys and their families. “said the coach Jamahl Mosley, whose players could therefore no longer train since Tuesday, the date of the opening of their “training camp”.

A situation that is far from being clear to everyone. ” Of course I’m nervous because I’ve never experienced anything like this before. I try to listen to everyone, what they tell us and make sure we have everything at home “, for example the German Franz Wagner testified.

Start of their pre-season on Monday

The Floridians hope to be able to return to work on Friday. Three days before the start of their preseason, Monday in Memphis. Orlando then moves to San Antonio, then Dallas. Before a first home game, again against the Grizzlies, on October 11.

Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms on record in the United States, hit southwest Florida on Wednesday afternoon. Classified as category 4 “extremely dangerous” with sustained winds of up to 250 km/h, it has caused monster floods and already deprived more than two million homes in the region of electricity. Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday night that it would likely ” one of the five strongest hurricanes to ever hit Florida ».

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