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Orlando Magic: 3 bold predictions for 2019-20 NBA season

The Orlando Magic look like an organization ready to surprise a lot of people once again. Few could have predicted the impressive leap that the Orlando Magic took in 2018-19. They had a player in center Nikola Vucevic make it to the All-Star Game and cement his status as a top-five big man in the […] Orlando...

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2 hours ago, Hoops Habit, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic: What would be considered a successful season for Markelle Fultz?

Exploring what a successful season from Markelle Fultz would look like in 2019-20, and if the Orlando Magic can expect one? Over the last two seasons, there hasn’t been a more confusing storyline in the NBA than the one surrounding Marelle Fultz and the Philadelphia 76ers. However, the first chapter...

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5 hours ago, Sir Charles In Charge, Orlando Magic

2020 Orlando Magic Player Outlook: Al-Farouq Aminu

The Orlando Magic went out and grabbed one fo the best glue-guys in the league in Al-Farouq Aminu. He will add the depth the Magic need at forward. Al-Farouq Aminu has made a career working in the background. No matter the team he is on, he is a player who makes a positive impact by […] 2020 Orlando...

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22 hours ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

The Orlando Magic still have a star problem

The Orlando Magic are hoping to take a leap up in 2020. But the reality is clear: they need a star to do so. And it has to come internally. But from where? The NBA is still a star’s league. The offseason focus for the league was on the massive number of stars who shifted […] The Orlando Magic...

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1 day ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

2020 Orlando Magic Player Outlook: Jonathan Isaac

Getting a full season under his belt helped Jonathan Isaac prove he belongs in the league and as a key player for the Orlando Magic. Now, he has to focus on his health and building off of his progress. It was one of those moments you love as a fan of any team. You have […] 2020 Orlando Magic Player...

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2 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic are all in on Markelle Fultz after picking up his option

The Orlando Magic picked up the team option on Markelle Fultz’s contract. They are signalling they are all in on Fultz being a contributor to this team. The Orlando Magic have not seen Markelle Fultz in their uniform yet. Really no one outside of their staffers has seen Markelle Fultz on a basketball...

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2 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic Exercise 2020-21 Option On Mo Bamba

Orlando Magic Exercise 2020-21 Option On Mo Bamba

The Orlando Magic have exercised their third-year option on center Mo Bamba, the team announced Monday in a press release. Bamba, 21, was Orlando’s first-round pick (sixth overall) in the 2018 NBA Draft. The New York product only suited in 47 games for the Magic last season as a fractured tibia...

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2 days ago, SLAM Magazine, Orlando Magic

2020 Orlando Magic Player Outlook: Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon was one of the Orlando Magic’s most consistent players last year. It is clear he has another level and the team needs him to reach it. The Orlando Magic learned very quickly that the playoffs are a different animal. The moment and the games come with more pressure and attention. The...

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2 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Q&A with Magic Head Coach Steve Clifford

ORLANDO – Steve Clifford’s office at the Amway Center isn’t some sort of nostalgic shrine to a 36-year basketball career

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2 days ago, Orlando Magic, Orlando Magic

Magic exercise options on Fultz, Isaac, Bamba

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Orlando announced some procedural moves Monday afternoon The Orlando Magic have announced (via a press release on Twitter) that the contract options on Markelle Fultz, Jonathan Isaac, and Mohamed Bamba have been exercised. All three players are now officially signed...

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2 days ago, Orlando Pinstriped Post, Orlando Magic

Evan Fournier hungry for more than bronze medal, playoff cameo for Orlando Magic

Evan Fournier led France to a bronze medal. But he was not satisfied with that or with his all-World Cup performance. He knows there is more to do. Nothing was easy about France’s 67-59 win over Australia to secure the bronze medal at the FIBA World Cup. The team shot worse than 30 percent in […] Evan...

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3 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

2020 Orlando Magic Player Outlook: Melvin Frazier Jr.

Melvin Frazier Jr. did not see any meaningful minutes for the Orlando Magic last year. He has to begin showing his potential and play or he could get lost. The biggest highlight of Melvin Frazier’s rookie year came at the end of a blowout win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Without Giannis Antetokounmpo,...

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4 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Evan Fournier named to FIBA World Cup All-Tournament Team

Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images Fournier averaged 19.8 points while helping France win bronze This is the Evan Fournier that the Orlando Magic need. The version that shined for the France national team in the FIBA World Cup over the last few weeks, showing a confidence, assertiveness...

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4 days ago, Orlando Pinstriped Post, Orlando Magic

2019 FIBA World Cup Magic Recap

Evan Fournier

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4 days ago, Orlando Magic, Orlando Magic

Aaron Gordon would have helped Team USA bring home a medal

Aaron Gordon was a curious omission from Team USA. After a seventh-place finish, it is clear Gordon would have helped them forge their identity and win. Early Saturday morning, the United States finished its worst showing at an international tournament in its history, even worse than the sixth-place...

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5 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

2020 Orlando Magic Player Outlook: D.J. Augustin

The Orlando Magic may have eyes elsewhere for their future at point guard. But D.J. Augustin continues to provide a steady and stable hand to the team. It was the biggest moment of the Orlando Magic’s 2019 season. It will be the play that gets replayed unendingly in Magic history montages for the...

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5 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Evan Fournier, France lose control amid Argentina’s pressure

Orlando Magic guard Evan Fournier had his worst game of the FIBA World Cup as Argentina pressured him out of rhythm and eliminated France. The old adage is shooters shoot. That is the only way for them to get out of cold streaks. They could try to attack and get to the line to get […] Evan Fournier,...

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6 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Fournier, France Fall to Argentina in World Cup Semifinals

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6 days ago, Orlando Magic, Orlando Magic

The key to Orlando Magic hosting a Playoff series begins with health and ends with internal growth

The Orlando Magic made the seventh seed in the 2019 Playoffs. Now the team must stay healthy and focused on internal growth if they want to host a Playoff series in 2020.  The Orlando Magic are on the come up. The team ended a seven-year playoff drought with a 42-40 record and a Southeast Division...

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6 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

2020 Orlando Magic Player Outlook: Wesley Iwundu

Wesley Iwundu forced his way into the rotation and became one of the Orlando Magic’s most dependable players. His fight to stay begins again. No one could blame Wesley Iwundu for feeling himself a bit. He was coming off a strong season where he fought his way into the rotation — and the occasional...

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6 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

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