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Orlando Magic Daily Roundtable: Breakouts and expectations

The Orlando Magic face many questions. And things are only just starting. The OMD staff answered some questions about what we’re looking forward to. This is it. The final week without basketball. The final weekday without basketball. The Orlando Magic season is right around the corner. Literally around the corner. A weekend away. The team […] Orlando Magic Daily Roundtable: Breakouts...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
1 hour ago

2017 Orlando Magic Player Outlook: C.J. Watson

The Orlando Magic brought in C.J. Watson last season to be a quality backup point guard, but a left calf injury derailed his season and endangered his position in the team. C.J. Watson is a NBA veteran with nine season of NBA experience, who is entering his second season with the Orlando Magic. Watson is as established as they […] 2017 Orlando Magic Player Outlook: C.J. Watson...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
14 hours ago

Rob Hennigan to Orlando Sentinel: Expectation is to make Playoffs

Rob Hennigan has made the Orlando Magic’s goals this season very clear, if it was not obvious. Success this year for the Magic is measured by the Playoffs. Rob Hennigan may be voicing what everyone knew anyway. Here it is though in print. The Orlando Magic do not have a win total in mind — […] Rob Hennigan to Orlando Sentinel: Expectation is to make Playoffs - Orlando Magic...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
23 hours ago

Examining potential lineups for the Orlando Magic

The Magic’s starting lineup looks pretty set, but what if Frank Vogel decided to go in a different direction? PG: Elfrid PaytonSG: Evan FournierSF: Aaron GordonPF: Serge IbakaC: Nikola Vucevic Barring injury or major training camp shenanigans, this lineup will probably be the first one to see the floor for the Orlando Magic come October 26th against the Miami Heat. Payton started...
Via Orlando PInstriped Post
1 day ago

Penny & Pops Podcast: The Start of Training Camp is Upon Us

After a lengthy wait full of offseason change and potential upgrades, the 2016 Orlando Magic training camp is upon us. We decide which of the recent 6 camp signings are most likely to make the regular season squad. Las Vegas is begging Magic fans to steal its money as they put the over/under on Orlando ’16-’17 wins at 36.5 victories. The entire Southeast division appears to...
Via Magic Basketball Online
2 days ago

2016-17 NBA Team Previews: Orlando Magic

As we prepare for the 2016-17 Fantasy Basketball Season, I’ll be taking a look at each NBA team with their major adds and drops to see if we can pan for any surprise rotational gold.  This open is especially witty for the Nuggets...  We’ll be counting down from worst NBA regular season to the best, mainly because I’m still figuring out how to rank the Warriors… Orlando...
Via Razzball Basketball
3 days ago  |  Discuss

FOX Sports Florida Preps Magic Men for Upcoming Season

It’s a surprise to no one, but FOX Sports Florida will once again be broadcasting all 82 regular season NBA games for the 2016-2017 Orlando Magic campaign. You can watch all of those contests on the FOX Sports GO app. There will also be 2 of the seven preseason contests shown: the October 16th home game against the Atlanta Hawks, and the October 18th road contest at the Miami...
Via Magic Basketball Online
7 days ago

Why Evan Fournier Will Need To Have The Season Of His Career

The Orlando Magic were one of the most active teams in the NBA this offseason as they continue to seek their first playoff berth since trading Dwight Howard. With all of their big moves, one that slipped under the radar was re-signing Evan Fournier. With the trade of Victor Oladipo, and committing $85 million to Fournier, the Magic clearly believe that he can be a consistent scoring...
Via RealGM - NBA
8 days ago  |  Discuss

CJ Watson got a free meal after being mistaken for CJ Miles

Here’s one guy who’s enjoying the benefits that come with his membership in the NBA CJ Club. Orlando Magic guard CJ Watson said on Twitter Tuesday that he’s been confused for Indiana Pacers sharpshooter CJ Miles on multiple occasions in the last few weeks, but reveled in the fact that he actually managed to get a free meal out of the case of mistaken identity. This is like...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rankings, Con! Top 150 For 2016-17 Fantasy Basketball

It's late-round magic time! And by late-round Magic, I'm not talking about Stephen Zimmerman! Who? Exactly... As we hit the trip-digs in picks, it's time to go all-out for your guys. In standard leagues, you're hoping to maybe hit a home run on one of your final 3-4 picks, and the others flame out immediately. Why? Because you want to know for sure who you need to hold on...
Via Razzball Basketball
15 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every first-round draft pick in the history of the Orlando Magic

Since it's inception in the 1988 NBA expansion, the Orlando Magic have had 32 first-round draft picks. The Magic found success in the lottery by landing back-to-back first overall picks in the 1992 and 1993 drafts, and this translated to competitive play on the court, but a championship remains elusive. How many of these first round picks can you name? Clue: Year - pick number
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Fournier mocks his NBA2K character on Twitter

With the NBA season approaching, NBA2K has been releasing rankings for players in the 2017 version of the popular video game. For Evan Fournier, it wasn’t the rating he had an issue with. Fournier was assigned a rating of 78, but he was more concerned about the look of his character. The Magic guard posted a screenshot via his Twitter account and inquired who the guy wearing his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Orlando Have A Magical Offseason?

The NBA offseason couldn’t have been more confusing. Kevin Durant left Oklahoma City, the longtime face of Miami left for the Windy City, and Timofey Mozgov was the first player signed on July 1. A surplus of cap room convinced nearly every team in the league they had a chance to compete with a few acquisitions, especially in the Eastern Conference. Yet, the Orlando Magic had...
Via The Sports Quotient
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Serge Ibaka is the 48th Best Player in Basketball

Throughout the offseason, we will rank the top 50 players in the NBA. To be clear, these are the 50 best players for the 2016-17 season, regardless of team situation, past performance or future potential. If you’re trying to win a championship in 2016-17, these are the 50 players you’d want most. Why He’s Great: Serge Ibaka is a unicorn. I know, I know, we use that word too...
Via The Sports Post
August 19, 2016  |  Discuss
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