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Orlando Magic’s injury caution has context with youth basketball worries

The Orlando Magic have been unusually cautious with player injuries under David Tenney’s direction. That caution has new context now. Mohamed Bamba is willing to poke fun at himself and the situation he is in. He is a 21-year-old after all. And the early part of his basketball career has been anything...

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4 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Ranking NBA's Best Shooting Guards for 2019-20 Season

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4 days ago, Orlando Magic, Orlando Magic

Hard to predict the Orlando Magic in NBA 2K20, but expect disappointment

The Orlando Magic have gained some respect as a playoff team in 2019. But as the new season begins, do not expect NBA 2K20 to show them respect. The creators of the NBA 2K series released the top 20 players and their ratings on Monday as they begin to build hype for the latest edition […] Hard...

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5 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic’s playoff appearance changed plans for Mohamed Bamba

The Orlando Magic pushed the reset button on Nikola Vucevic after Mohamed Bamba’s season-ending stress fracture in his left tibia, a move that may pay off in the long run. The Orlando Magic made Nikola Vucevic a priority in free agency this summer. It was a smart move by an organization lacking...

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5 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Keeping Nikola Vucevic was a necessity for Orlando Magic

The Orlando Magic opted to bring back Nikola Vucevic on a four-year deal. For the team to keep winning in the short-term, it was clearly the right move. Entering the 2019 offseason, there was a lot of hand-wringing and heated debate among Orlando Magic fans. Yes, the team made the playoffs and had its...

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6 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

A breakdown of the Orlando Magic point guards

With the Magic roster nearly complete, the point guard position is an obvious blemish that hasn’t been addressed As free agency continues to wind down across the league, it’s starting to look like things are just about done for the Magic. Four key re-signings, a bench addition, and a necessary Mozgov...

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6 days ago, Orlando Pinstriped Post, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic Summer League Grades: Look closely and you might see something

The Orlando Magic took a lot of the fun out of Summer League by shutting down their best player. And others struggled to step into the spotlight. The larger storyline interest in the Orlando Magic Summer League was gone in a flash. Mohamed Bamba stepped onto the court for the team’s opening game...

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1 week ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic should add DaQuan Jeffries to roster after Summer League run

The Orlando Magic’s Summer League is over. They should have at least one player to add to the roster on a two-way deal in DaQuan Jeffries. In Summer League, it is the subtle things that get a coach’s attention. The kind of things that tell a coach and a team that this player can fill […] Orlando...

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1 week ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Postgame Report: Magic 85, Bulls 73

LAS VEGAS - The Orlando Magic’s unselfish style of play, particularly late in the season when they won 22 of their final

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1 week ago, Orlando Magic, Orlando Magic, Chicago Bulls

Ranking NBA's Best Small Forwards for 2019-20 Season

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1 week ago, Orlando Magic, Orlando Magic

“The Running of the Wall” and the re-awakening of Orlando’s fans

In a wild scene, Orlando City fans rushed across the stadium to cheer their team in the penalty shootout. Orlando fans are having their moment. It was easy to miss that Wednesday was one of the biggest victories in Orlando sports history. For whatever reason, MLS, Orlando City and the whole sporting...

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1 week ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

A Look at 2018-19 Lakeland Magic Players on Orlando's Summer League Team

Braian Angola

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1 week ago, Orlando Magic, Orlando Magic

Al-Farouq Aminu has the reputation for Orlando Magic, but plenty of questions

Al-Farouq Aminu arrives in Orlando with a solid defensive reputation. The numbers last year suggest plenty of questions about the impact he can make. Al-Farouq Aminu explained why he wanted to join the Orlando Magic quite simply. The team valued defense. Their whole foundation and the reason they made...

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1 week ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Now is not the time for the Orlando Magic to pursue Russell Westbrook, star player

The Orlando Magic are at the stage where they will be rumored to chase star players. But now is not the time to take the leap. It will be soon though. The NBA is built on star players and elite-level players. This is an inescapable truth about the league. The best players determine who wins […] Now...

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1 week ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Ranking NBA's Best Power Forwards for 2019-20 Season

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1 week ago, Orlando Magic, Orlando Magic

Amile Jefferson still searching for his place as Summer League nears an end

Amile Jefferson has been the Orlando Magic’s best player in Summer League. But that does not guarantee a roster spot and his place is still uncertain. Amile Jefferson is supremely in his element on the block. The ball goes off the rim and he is first to get a rebound, moving bodies out of the […] Amile...

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1 week ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

NBA Summer League Live Game Thread: Brooklyn Nets vs. Orlando Magic

The Brooklyn Nets are coming off two straight Summer League wins and looking to continue their streak on Wednesday against the Orlando Magic. The Nets, who are 2-1 in Summer League play, will look to keep up the momentum ahead of the SL tournament. When: 5:30 PM EST Where: ESPNU Yes, the game is on...

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1 week ago, NetsDaily, Brooklyn Nets, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic: Khem Birch re-signing hightlights value of chemistry

The Orlando Magic re-signed Khem Birch, finalizing the return of last year’s roster and established chemistry to build from last season’s playoffs showing. Every team, or smart team, in sports enters the offseason with a plan to improve their roster or roster outlook for the future. Some...

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1 week ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

One-on-One: Miami, Orlando, Chicago? Where will OKC's Russell Westbrook land?

Yardbarker NBA writers Pat Heery and Sean Keane address the hottest issues in the NBA. This week's topic: Where will Russell Westbrook end up? Heery: Nothing in the NBA lasts forever. Not even the Russell Westbrook era in Oklahoma City. A decade that began with Westbrook, Kevin Durant and James Harden...

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1 week ago, Yardbarker, Chicago Bulls, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic solidify depth bringing back Khem Birch

The Orlando Magic have brought back every key rotation piece from last season, securing Khem Birch on a two-year deal to boost their depth. The Orlando Magic understood throughout last year they had a small margin for error. It was not just on the court where they had a particular way they had to play...

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1 week ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

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