MAGIC RUMORS & GOSSIP

The rebuild is over for the Orlando Magic

The Orlando Magic had a plan for their rebuild. That plan had to be thrown out as circumstances changed and the tension between rebuild and winning boils. There is a tension about the Orlando Magic right now. On one hand, the pressure to win is great. The team has gone through four years of a […] The rebuild is over for the Orlando Magic - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
3 hours ago

Orlando Magic Rumors: Orlando Magic in no rush to trade Nikola Vucevic

There are rumors running rampant that the Orlando Magic will ease the logjam at center and move Nikola Vucevic. The team though is in no rush to do so. When the Orlando Magic signed Bismack Biyombo, there was a lot of confusion. The team had already acquired Serge Ibaka, seemingly remedying its rim protection issues, […] Orlando Magic Rumors: Orlando Magic in no rush to trade Nikola...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
7 hours ago

The Orlando Magic’s plans are becoming clearer

The moves the Orlando Magic made recently have been scrutinized by the national media. But, a true identity may have finally been uncovered. The Orlando Magic have seen a ton of change since Dwight Howard‘s departure four years ago. The roster had a complete turnover as the Magic tried to implement a complete and total rebuild, using […] The Orlando Magic’s plans are becoming...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
10 hours ago

Von Wafer pleads on Twitter for another chance in NBA

Von Wafer last played in the NBA in 2012. However, he hasn’t given up on playing in the league and wants one more opportunity to show he can contribute. Wafer was drafted in the second round of the 2005 draft by the Lakers. From there, he went on to spend time with the Clippers, Nuggets, Blazers, Rockets, Celtics, and Magic. Wafer has also played in leagues in Greece, Italy, China...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic's post free agency depth chart

The Magic are a completely different team now than they were a month ago. With NBA Free Agency slowing down, teams are beginning to look more and more like they will for the 2016/17 NBA season. After an active draft night that saw the team shock the NBA with their acquisition of Serge Ibaka from the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Orlando Magic continued to be busy during the opening...
Via Orlando PInstriped Post
6 days ago

Magic's Meeks has surgery to stabilize injured foot

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) The tenure of Jodie Meeks with the Orlando Magic has hit a snag before getting started. The team announced the recently acquired guard underwent surgery on Tuesday to stabilize the fifth metatarsal in his right foot. Meeks, acquired in a trade with Detroit on June 29, will be out indefinitely. His return will depend on how he responds to rehabilitation. The...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic open themselves up to world of pain on Twitter

The Orlando Magic had a...vexing...offseason of acquisitions and front office maneuvering.The team brought in addition rim protection in Serge Ibaka in exchange for a insignificant cache of talent in Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyosova and the rights to 2016 first-round draftee Domantas Sabonas.That move gave fans pause, and only became more vexing when the team doubled down on lane enforcement...
Via FOX Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic acquire guard C.J. Wilcox in trade with Clippers

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) The Orlando Magic have acquired third-year guard C.J. Wilcox and cash from the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for Devyn Marble and a future second round draft pick. Wilcox, who appeared in 23 games last season for the Clippers, averaged 3.0 points while shooting 39 percent from three-point range during the 2015-16 season. The Magic announced the trade Thursday...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs GM reveals why Tim Duncan couldn't come back for one more year

The NBA watched one of its greatest eras come to a close earlier this week, as San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan announced that his career is over. Duncan's retirement made for a litany of celebrations, remembrances, and lists of ridiculous statistics surrounding the future Hall of Famer. Truly, we're not ready to say goodbye to the big guy. The league won't be the same without...
Via FOX Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Love and dunks reign at Aaron Gordon's Dunk Fest in Venice Beach

Aaron Gordon is out here dunking in jeans. More accurately, Aaron Gordon is out here dunking in skinny, cut-off jean shorts. And he's not "dunking" so much as attempting to fry our planet's natural laws atop Venice Beach's storied public basketball courts.The packed crowd at Sunday's first annual Aaron Gordon Dunk Fest is spotted with bucket hats and #BlackLivesMatter shirts, and...
Via FOX Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Aaron Gordon drop a young camper to the floor with a crossover

Aaron Gordon doesn't care if you're 6-foot-5 or 4-foot-nothing. He will embarrass you. The crazy-athletic Orlando Magic star showed no mercy on this little camper Thursday. Gordon crossed the youngster up, sending him to the floor with a pair of broken ankles. Rather than helping the poor kid up, Gordon left him on the hardwood and threw down a dunk. You savage, Aaron.
Via FOX Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Videos: Young Campers Mob Former Arizona Star Aaron Gordon After He Throws Down 360 Dunk

Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon can do magnificent things on a basketball court. Gordon helped bring down the house with his amazing NBA Dunk Contest performance during the 2016 All-Star break, and he showed off those skills during a youth basketball camp. After rejecting a young player, Gordon took the ball all the way across the court, and threw down a 360 slam with ease. He...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks sign Brandon Jennings

The New York Knicks are continuing what has been a very active summer for the fledgling franchise. After adding Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah and Courtney Lee to the mix, New York has reportedly signed former lottery pick Brandon Jennings. The Knicks are about to strike a deal with Brandon Jennings, according to league sources — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 4, 2016 Jennings...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Serge Ibaka Finally Gives Orlando Some Direction

This article was originally published on Pick and Popovich on June 26, 2016. The Orlando Magic overpaid for potentially one year of Serge Ibaka. Let’s get that part out of the way. Without a commitment on a contract extension, giving up a lottery pick, a useful rotation player and a high-end starter for a non-All Star is usually never a good decision. But for the first time since...
Via The Sports Post
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Biyombo agrees to four-year deal with Magic

Let all of the fingers wag in unison in the Orlando metropolitan area. According to a report by Jon Krawczynski of the Associated Press on Saturday, the Orlando Magic have agreed to terms on a four-year deal with former Raptors center Bismack Biyombo. AP Source: The Orlando Magic have agreed to terms on a 4-year deal with Bismack Biyombo. — Jon Krawczynski (@APkrawczynski...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Magic, Fournier agree on a five-year deal

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) A person familiar with the negotiations says swingman Evan Fournier has agreed to a five-year contract to remain with the Orlando Magic. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the deal cannot be finalized until at least July 7, when the NBA's offseason moratorium on player movement ends. Earlier this week, the Magic...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading The Deal: Evan Fournier Re-Signs With Magic On $85M Deal

In what appears to be one of the first overtly team-friendly deals so far this offseason, the Orlando Magic re-signed Evan Fournier on a five-year, $85 million deal. Fournier wisely rejected a four-year, $32 million extension this past offseason, giving himself an annual average increase of $9 million from that offer. Playing nearly 1,000 more minutes in his fourth NBA season than...
Via RealGM - NBA
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic: updated free agent targets

The Orlando Magic got the defensive stopper they needed. The Magic made news last week over a huge trade that sent Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyasova, and 2016 first round draft choice Domantas Sabonis to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Serge Ibaka. Ibaka’s experience and defensive presence in the paint is something the Magic lacked all last season. Orlando now looks to fill the void...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Serge Ibaka was promised, not given larger role on Thunder

Oklahoma City’s decision to trade Serge Ibaka caught people by surprise, but the more we learn, the more it makes sense why they did what they did. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported Saturday that Ibaka was unlikely to remain with the Thunder after his contract expired next summer, and that he had damaged his relationship with the team and some players due to his lobbying...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 25, 2016  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


Magic News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Why Gary Bettman's CTE denial is cause for concern for NHL

WATCH: Inside the Nike SNKRS BOX in SF for Golden Air Celebration

WATCH: Five other uniforms Chris Sale should cut up

QUIZ: Name every Olympic event in which the USA has never won a gold medal

Five U.S. Olympians favored to win multiple gold medals

WATCH: What teams should join the Big 12?

One Gotta Go: Do NBA players really love NBA2K?

One Gotta Go: NBA players hate Facebook too

One Gotta Go: NBA players settle the fast food beef

One Gotta Go: NBA players make tough choices on their favorite rappers

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker