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May 24

3-on-3: Who should be the No. 2 pick?

Getty Images Who’s the best player available for the Orlando Magic in the 2013 draft? Our experts weigh in on overall game, upside, and who the Magic should ultimately choose with the No. 2 pick. 1. Who’s the second-best player in the 2013 draft? Jacob Frankel: Otto Porter. He may not be flashy, but he’s …

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Apr 19

5-on-5: Orlando Magic team awards

Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images With the season over for the Orlando Magic, it’s time to hand out team awards. We asked our panel to hand in their picks for the 2012-13 season. 1. Who’s the 2012-13 most valuable player? Evan Dunlap, Orlando Pinstriped Post: Nikola Vucevic. He played nearly 300 more minutes …

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Mar 12

3-on-3: Dwight Howard pays a visit to Orlando

Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images The day is finally here. Dwight Howard makes his return to Orlando after getting traded to the Los Angeles Lakers during the offseason. Were the Magic right to send him to the Lakers? Should Magic fans boo or cheer him? Which team is headed for a brighter future? Our 3-on-3 …

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Feb 22

3-on-3 roundtable: Evaluating the J.J. Redick trade

Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images It finally happened. After months of being the subject of trade rumors, J.J. Redick was dealt to the Milwaukee Bucks alongside Gustavo Ayon and Ish Smith in exchange for Tobias Harris, Doron Lamb, and Beno Udrih. The Bucks get a player in Redick who is arguably having the …

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Feb 07

3-on-3 roundtable: Which Magic player should be traded?

Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images With the trade deadline steadily approaching and the rumor mill continuing to churn, it remains to be seen if J.J. Redick or any other player for the Orlando Magic gets moved (if Glen Davis was healthy, his name would be listed below). With the Magic (14-35) mired in …

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Feb 01

3-on-3 roundtable: Reaction to Glen Davis’ fractured left foot

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Against the New York Knicks on Wednesday, Glen Davis suffered a left foot injury after stepping on Iman Shumpert’s foot early in the first quarter. It was revealed later that night that Davis fractured his left foot. But it wasn’t until the next day when the Orlando Magic …

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Jan 11

3-on-3 roundtable: #ORLrank debate

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images There’s little debate the top 10 players are among the very best in Magic franchise history. But how exactly do you order them? If #ORLrank must split hairs at this point, so be it. Rage on, debate, rage on. Which players deserve their spots in the top 10? Who should …

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Dec 13

3-on-3 roundtable: A look at the Magic’s surprising start

Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images The Orlando Magic have clearly been one of the surprise teams in the NBA this season. With Stan Van Gundy, Dwight Howard, and Ryan Anderson out of the picture, the Magic were projected to be one of the worst squads in the league. Instead, Orlando has been borderline average, thanks …

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Aug 01

3-on-3 roundtable: Getting to know Jacque Vaughn

Photo by Fernando Medina/Orlando Magic On Saturday, the Orlando Magic announced the hiring of Jacque Vaughn as their new head coach, thus officially closing the door on the Stan Van Gundy era after five years. Prior to his hiring, Vaughn served as the assistant coach under head coach Gregg Popovich with the San Antonio Spurs …

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Jul 11

3-on-3 roundtable: Examining the Ryan Anderson sign-and-trade to New Orleans

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images On Sunday, Orlando Magic restricted free agent power forward Ryan Anderson verbally agreed to sign a four-year, $36 million offer sheet with the New Orleans Hornets. As a restricted free agent, the Magic had first right of refusal to match the offer and keep Anderson. However, Orlando felt …

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