News | Magic Basketball - Part 7

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Oct 04

Friday’s Magic Word

ProBasketballTalk unveils its season preview of the Orlando Magic. Dan Devine of Ball Don’t Lie on Maxiell possibly wearing goggles this season: “We don’t yet know if Grant approves of this move, but we can be certain that it will get a lot more people to remember one of the better power forwards of his …

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Oct 03

Thursday’s Mini-Magic Word

Get to know Kris Joseph, who was one of four players invited to Magic training camp. Evan Dunlap of Orlando Pinstriped Post: “Free-agent signee Jason Maxiell will become the second player in Magic history to wear no. 54, following Horace Grant. And if Maxiell gets his way, he’ll also don Grant’s familiar and iconic goggles, …

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Oct 02

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Jameer Nelson knows there’s a strong possibility he may get traded this season — along with Arron Afflalo and Glen Davis. Nate Drexler touches on the possibility of the latter two players being dealt. Glen Davis has openly admitted that his surgically repaired left foot will never be the same. General manager Rob Hennigan, head …

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Oct 01

Tuesday’s Magic Word

The Orlando Magic began training camp today. One of the major storylines to come out from the first day is Tobias Harris logging minutes primarily at small forward. Bradford Doolittle and Amin Elhassan of ESPN Insider think Jameer Nelson is better off as a third guard for another team. Doolittle believes Nelson is best served …

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Aug 26

Tracy McGrady retires from the NBA

Photo by Paul Chapman/NBAE/Getty Images Via ESPN.com: Leaving open the door to play overseas, seven-time All-Star Tracy McGrady retired from the NBA on Monday. “It’s been 16 years playing the game I love. I’ve had a great run, but it’s time for it to come to an end,” McGrady said on ESPN’s “First Take.” McGrady …

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Aug 02

Magic waive Al Harrington

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: In a move designed to save money and free up playing time for their young players, the Orlando Magic waived veteran forward Al Harrington on Friday afternoon. If no team claims Harrington within 48 hours, he will become a free agent. …

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Jul 15

Magic have a new D-League affiliate

Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: The Orlando Magic’s NBA Development League affiliate for the upcoming season will be the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, the NBA announced this afternoon. The Magic will share the Mad Ants with the Charlotte Bobcats, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, Memphis Grizzlies and the Milwaukee Bucks. That sharing arrangement, along …

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Jul 12

Friday’s Magic Word

Expect Victor Oladipo to keep learning the point guard position in training camp and preseason. It was an up-and-down week for many Orlando Magic players at Summer League. The Magic have elected not to re-sign DeQuan Jones. Al Harrington and Hedo Turkoglu, two players that many expect to be bought out by Orlando, are hoping …

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Jul 11

Thursday’s Magic Word

With Glen Davis needing surgery to replace a screw in his left foot, which he originally fractured on January 30 during a game against the New York Knicks last season, it remains to be seen if he’ll be ready by the time training camp starts for the Orlando Magic on October 1. So who ultimately …

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Jul 10

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Victor Oladipo has turned heads not only with his ability to get to the rim, but with his jump shooting as well. Oladipo has been better than expected in the Orlando Pro Summer League so far. Is unrestricted free agent Josh Selby worth taking a flyer on if you’re general manager Rob Hennigan? Tyler Lashbrook …

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