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Orlando Magic not done being patient after drafting Chuma Okeke

The Orlando Magic made an investment drafting Chuma Okeke after he tore his ACL. This is part of their continued patience in a long-term plan. It is easy to forget just how good Chuma Okeke was as the Auburn Tigers tried to upend the North Carolina Tar Heels in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA […] Orlando...

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4 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Morning Magic: Your daily headlines, Chuma Okeke edition

A round-up of Orlando Magic content from around the web We gather all Magic content from around the web and deliver it to you. Consider it one-stop shopping for all Magic headlines. But first... Magic Tweet of the Day “With the 16th pick...” pic.twitter.com/06pBGJ9jXW— Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic)...

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4 days ago, Orlando Pinstriped Post, Orlando Magic

Chuma Okeke's Strengths

Chuma Okeke’s shot technique, which is excellent, draws comparisons to seven-time NBA champion Robert Horry, who coincidentally went to O

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5 days ago, Orlando Magic, Orlando Magic

Chuma Okeke to Magic: Orlando's Current Roster After 2019 NBA Draft

The Orlando Magic provided a bit of a surprise in the first round after selecting Auburn forward Chuma Okeke with the No. 16 overall pick. Bleacher Report's Jonathan Wasserman provided a breakdown of the talented player coming off a torn ACL...

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5 days ago, Bleacher Report, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic select Chuma Okeke with the 16th pick in the NBA Draft

With the No. 16 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, the Orlando Magic selected Chuma Okeke, a forward out of the University of Auburn. The Orlando Magic faced a best-case scenario with the way the NBA Draft unfolded in front of them. Prospects that were towards the top of most big boards were available at […] Orlando...

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5 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

#16 – Chuma Okeke – Orlando Magic

With the 16th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, the Orlando Magic have selected Chuma Okeke.

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5 days ago, Basketball Insiders, Orlando Magic

Jeff Weltman says Magic were fortunate to draft Chuma Okeke

The Magic drafted the Auburn power forward with the 16th pick despite a recent torn ACL Many were shocked that the Orlando Magic drafted Chuma Okeke so early. And that included Okeke himself. “I’m really shocked,” he told reporters after being selected. “I didn’t know they were going to pick me this...

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5 days ago, Orlando Pinstriped Post, Orlando Magic

2019 NBA Draft: Magic select Chuma Okeke with the 16th pick

Orlando nabs Okeke with their 1st round pick in the ‘19 draft The Orlando Magic selected Chuma Okeke with the 16th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, which was held Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Orlando is focused on Auburn's Chuma Okeke at No. 16, league source tells ESPN.—...

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5 days ago, Orlando Pinstriped Post, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic 2019 NBA Draft Preview: Orlando Magic Daily’s Mock Draft

The big day is finally here. The NBA Draft is taking place tonight. It is time to break down what might happen and where the Orlando Magic will go. Last year, it felt like the NBA was ready for a bit of a seismic shift from the draft. It was an extremely deep draft pool […] Orlando Magic 2019 NBA...

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5 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic Mock Draft Round-up

A look at who the experts have the Magic taking with the No. 16 pick The NBA Draft is upon us. Not as much intrigue in Orlando this season with the Magic being outside of the lottery, but impact role players could be available at No. 16. Plus, Jeff Weltman and John Hammond have had some success finding...

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5 days ago, Orlando Pinstriped Post, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic: Best-case, worst-case scenario for first-round pick

For the Orlando Magic, these are the best-case and worst-case scenarios that can happen during the unpredictable 2019 NBA Draft. The NBA season may have ended, but the league itself is entering their peak period of madness. It is the time of “Woj Bombs” and free agent meetings, months of...

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5 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Heart & Hustle Podcast: Final NBA Draft predictions for the Orlando Magic

Scott Anez and Nick Gryniewicz talk NBA Draft options for the Magic With the NBA Draft just hours away, Scott Anez and Nick Gryniewicz talk about options for the Orlando Magic. Who will the Magic take with the No.16 pick in the draft? Plus, Nick and Scott discuss a Sports Illustrated report that Orlando...

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5 days ago, Orlando Pinstriped Post, Orlando Magic

Magic Announce 2019 Preseason Schedule

ORLANDO -- The Orlando Magic will open the 2019 preseason at San Antonio on Saturday, October

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6 days ago, Orlando Magic, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic 2019 NBA Draft Preview: Gonzaga Bulldogs’ Rui Hachimura, Brandon Clarke play above their size

The Gonzaga Bulldogs have long been the little engine that could in the NCAA, playing bigger than they are. Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke exemplify this. Length and wingspan are the buzz words this time of year, especially for the Orlando Magic. President of basketball operations Jeff Weltman famously...

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6 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic: 5 options for pick No. 16 in 2019 NBA Draft

Fresh off their first playoff appearance since 2012, the Orlando Magic are finally out of the NBA’s cellar, and are looking to stay that way in the 2019 NBA Draft. The 2019 NBA Draft will be a little more different than the Orlando Magic are used to. Without any lottery picks, the true colors of...

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6 days ago, Hoops Habit, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic preseason schedule announced

The Magic’s unofficial start to the 2019-2020 season will be on Oct. 5 The 2019-2020 version of the Orlando Magic will first take the court on Oct. 5. That’s when the Magic, coming off their first playoff season in seven years, will open their preseason schedule against the Spurs in San Antonio. Following...

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6 days ago, Orlando Pinstriped Post, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic 2019 NBA Draft Preview: Bol Bol just a copy of Mohamed Bamba for Orlando Magic

Bol Bol is a unique talent in the NBA Draft. But the Orlando Magic’s drafting of Mohamed Bamba and Bol’s injury risk should keep them away. Imagine a player who was 7-feet tall, could handle the ball like a guard, dishing passes quickly off the dribble and could post up players on the block....

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6 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic Rumors: Orlando Magic expected to chase Washington Wizards’ Bobby Portis

The Orlando Magic are certainly willing to be active in free agency. The team is reportedly looking into Bobby Portis in free agency this summer. Much of the focus for the Orlando Magic’s offseason has been put on whether they will re-sign center Nikola Vucevic and wing Terrence Ross. Those two...

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6 days ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic, Washington Wizards

This is how the Orlando Magic head into the offseason

This is how the Orlando Magic head into the offseason

Despite an unceremonious ending to the campaign, the Orlando Magic should exit 2018-19 with their heads held high, as the Floridian franchise was able to reach the postseason for the first time in six seasons, and even stole Game 1 of the opening round series from the juggernaut Toronto Raptors before...

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1 week ago, Hoops Hype, Orlando Magic

With Three-Point Shooting So Important in NBA Today, Draft's Top Shooters Drawing Interest

ORLANDO – While NBA talent evaluators continue to pour over wingspan lengths, evaluate basketball IQ and debate position

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1 week ago, Orlando Magic, Orlando Magic

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