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Pat Williams Retires From Magic 

Post#1 » by Howard Mass » Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:04 pm

Orlando Magic Co-Founder & Senior Vice President Pat Williams has announced his retirement from the Team.

https://www.nba.com/magic/magic-co-founder-senior-vice-president-pat-williams-announces-retirement

Pat has done so much for this organization and if it were not for him, a lot of us would not be on these Forums today and I doubt I would have the career that I have now.

We should all be grateful to him for everything he has done for this team and our lives.

Thank you Pat Williams!
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Post#2 » by dsg2021 » Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:13 pm

Forever a legend. Soak up that retirement sunshine and enjoy life to its fullest Pat!
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Post#3 » by Viper1500 » Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:03 pm

Amazing guy who literally brought basketball to Orlando. Enjoy retirement


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Post#4 » by Def Swami » Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:57 pm

Congrats and god bless the man for bringing NBA basketball to Orlando!
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Post#5 » by MagicStarwipe » Tue Apr 30, 2019 12:13 am

Now he has even more time to read. Thanks Pat. Enjoy retirement.
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Post#6 » by fendilim » Tue Apr 30, 2019 12:27 am

Thanks Pat! Enjoy retirement! Hope everything is alright.
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Post#7 » by MoMM » Tue Apr 30, 2019 12:28 am

Thanks Pat.

Sadly we don't have lottery balls this year, so he could attend it again and net us a #1 pick ;)
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Post#8 » by SHAQ32 » Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:39 am

Pat is the Orlando Magic.

So it's sad seeing him go. Thanks for everything.
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Post#9 » by Ducklett » Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:27 am

So sad he never got to see the Magic win a championship. But then again, most of us won't either.
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Post#10 » by drsd » Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:17 am

MagicStarwipe wrote:Now he has even more time to Write. Thanks Pat. Enjoy retirement.


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Pat Williams is an avid author of all kinds of books LINK


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Post#11 » by craig01 » Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:33 am

drsd wrote:
MagicStarwipe wrote:Now he has even more time to Write. Thanks Pat. Enjoy retirement.


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Pat Williams is an avid author of all kinds of books LINK


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Post#12 » by MagicStarwipe » Tue Apr 30, 2019 12:09 pm

drsd wrote:
MagicStarwipe wrote:Now he has even more time to Write. Thanks Pat. Enjoy retirement.


Fixed:

Pat Williams is an avid author of all kinds of books LINK


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Well, both. Camera's often caught him reading books at our games :D
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Post#13 » by ChosenSavior » Tue Apr 30, 2019 12:30 pm

SHAQ32 wrote:Pat is the Orlando Magic.

So it's sad seeing him go. Thanks for everything.
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Post#14 » by Optimus_Steel » Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:26 pm

Pat is the founder of the Orlando Magic and his daughter was the idea for the name Magic. Hope they honor him in a huge way. I cant believe he was still working until now.
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Post#15 » by rusoopE » Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:42 pm

there woudnt be the magic without him. happy retirement and well deserved aswell
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Post#17 » by NavalAviator94 » Thu May 2, 2019 6:37 pm

A Magic legend and an even greater human being. He will be missed.
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Post#18 » by axl_c_cool » Thu May 2, 2019 10:24 pm

Well deserved, happy retirement Pat, thank you for everything, not just the back to back 1st picks. Enjoy your retirement
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Post#19 » by Message Boar » Fri May 3, 2019 12:17 am

Best of luck to (one of) the founding father(s) of the Orlando Magic, I really appreciate everything he's done for the team, not just his good lottery fortunes!

Hopefully we can win a 'ship in his lifetime, but that might be a tall order as one doesn't seem on the immediate horizon.

In any case, I'm sure he will continue to find ways to bring joy to himself and others.
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Re: Pat Williams Retires From Magic 

Post#20 » by UCFJayBird » Tue May 7, 2019 3:03 pm

MagicStarwipe wrote:
drsd wrote:
MagicStarwipe wrote:Now he has even more time to Write. Thanks Pat. Enjoy retirement.


Fixed:

Pat Williams is an avid author of all kinds of books LINK


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Well, both. Camera's often caught him reading books at our games :D


In college he came and spoke to an organization I was with, challenged us to take on the 52 Books in 52 Weeks Challenge. If i'm not mistaken he crushes that no sweat every year. He reads 2-3 books a week from what I recall.

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