MAGIC RUMORS & GOSSIP

Magic Could Discuss Extensions For Vucevic, Harris After Initial Free Agency

The Orlando Magic's officials likely won't make a decision on whether to pursue contract extensions for Nikola Vucevic and Tobias Harris until after they see how free agency impacts the salary cap. Vucevic and Harris will be eligible for extensions this summer. "I'd love to stay in Orlando," Vucevic said. "I like it here a lot. I like the team. I like...
Via RealGM
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Rob Hennigan’s Orlando Magic 2014 Exit Interview

Here’s Orlando Magic General Manager Rob Hennigan answering a lot of important questions as the franchise moves into a key period that is the 2014 offseason. As always with ‘Henny’ there was a plethora of information to be digested in regards to the draft, evaluating Jacque Vaughn, how the team met his benchmark goals, what may happen with Arron Afflalo and Jameer Nelson, and...
Via Magic Basketball Online
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Magic’s lottery position set

With the close to the season, the Magic’s odds in the NBA Draft Lottery, to be held May 20, is officially set. Here are the lottery odds in their beautiful tanking glory: Tankathon – NBA Draft Tracker via kwout The Magic have a 46.9 percent chance of landing in the top 3 with their own pick. It is still possible that the Nuggets and Knicks could...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Orlando finishes off season with home loss to Indiana

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Orlando Magic ended their season the same way it began in late October, with a loss to the Indiana Pacers. Although the Pacers rested three of their regular starters with the playoffs starting this weekend, they had more than enough firepower to post a 101-86 victory over the Magic, who again saw several of their reserves play more than usual. In addition to...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Season finale might be Jameer Nelson's last game with the Orlando Magic

The Orlando Magic's game tonight at Amway Center will close their 2013-14 season. It also could mark the end of the team's Jameer Nelson era. Nelson might not be with the franchise next season. Although he's about to complete just the second year of a three-year contract, his salary for the 2014-15 season is only partially guaranteed. If the Magic waive him before July...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Zach Lowe picks Victor Oladipo as ROY

“Oladipo is a bulldog with long arms, and he has predictably fared better on defense. Real plus/minus paints him as a positive on that end, he can check multiple positions, and he has generated steals without gambling irresponsibly. The Magic have allowed six fewer points per 100 possessions when Oladipo plays. Those numbers are noisy, but it’s tough to find much evidence Oladipo...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic To Enter Into Single-Affiliate Relationship With Bayhawks

The Orlando Magic will enter a single-affiliation hybrid relationship with the Erie BayHawks of the D-League. An official announcement is not expected until late May as the parties finalize details. The Magic will run basketball ops and the ownership will handle business operations and community relations. Orlando has wanted to run a D-League team, and when the Knicks ended their...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic lose to Chicago Bulls. Nice job!

Dewayne Dedmon viciously blocks a foolish Tony Snell dunk attempt. As the season draws even nearer to the end, the one constant of the year remained the same. The Orlando Magic lost on the road. The Magic faced off against the Chicago Bulls on Monday night, falling 108-95. With the road loss, the Magic fell to 4-37 when playing away from the Amway Center. More importantly, they inched...
Via Magic Basketball Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Anderson and Pat Williams were only choice for Hall of Fame

When the Magic announced there would be a Hall of Fame formed in the Amway Center at the beginning of the year, it was clear who would be the first players and executives to be honored. It could only be the original Magic men. Pat Williams was the driving force for forming the team. There is no Orlando Magic without. No Orlando Arena. Maybe not even an Orlando as we know it. Downtown...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic Take Tanking To New Level, Score On Own Basket (Video)

Think the Boston Celtics’ season has been frustrating? Be thankful you’re not a basketball fan in Orlando. The Magic head into the final week of the NBA regular season with a record of 23-57 — good for third-to-last place in the league standings — and suffered the ignominy Sunday of scoring on their own basket during a 97-88 loss to the Brooklyn Nets. Dewayne Dedmon and Kyle...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic: Grading And Analyzing The Season

Orlando Magic: Grading and Analyzing the Season By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content… Record: 23-56 13th in East Analysis: There was plenty of young talent coming into the season for the Magic but the inconsistencies and almost ineptitude on the offensive end led to a bottom third finish in the East. The playoffs were never a possibility but I expected more from a team with...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Brooklyn's barrage of 3s sinks Orlando

Despite having both Nikola Vucevic and Jameer Nelson unavailable, the Orlando Magic more than held their own for the first two quarters against the playoff-bound Brooklyn Nets. The third quarter was another matter. The Nets, who gave up 115 points in a loss at Orlando last week, unleashed a barrage of 3-point field goals at halftime and withstood a challenge by the Magic early in...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic Lose to the Nets

The Orlando Magic fell to the Brooklyn Nets 97-88 on Sunday night in Brooklyn.  The Magic really played well in this one, all things considered.  If not for being on the wrong end of a 13-0 run in the middle of the 3rd quarter, this game was very even throughout.  Orlando was led in scoring by Tobias Harris with 18 points off the bench.  Jameer Nelson and Nik Vucevic sat this...
Via Magic Basketball Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Growing pains in crunch time continue for youthful Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. -- It's a certainty that many of the least experienced players on the Orlando Magic are going to get thrown into tight late-game situations as the season winds down. Which players? That can be a mystery. In the fourth quarter of their 96-86 loss Friday night to the Washington Wizards, the Magic used some lineup combinations which were a bit out of the ordinary for...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

E’Twaun Moore wants to stay with Magic

The Orlando Magic have had a very rough past few seasons, but they do have a bright future ahead of them with all of the young players on the roster. One of their younger players, E’Twaun Moore, has made it clear that he would like to return to Orlando and help make something happen in the future. According to Moore, he wants to stay in Orlando and wants to stick with the guys...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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