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Jan 20

3-on-3 roundtable: Getting to know the Lakers

Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images In the summer of 1996, Shaquille O’Neal joined the Los Angeles Lakers as a free agent, leaving the Orlando Magic high and dry in the process. It’s been close to 16 years since that incident occurred so as the saying goes, time heals all wounds, right? Well, given that there’s …

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Jan 16

3-on-3 roundtable: Diagnosing the Magic’s early start

Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images With one-sixth of the regular season in the books, the Orlando Magic are 8-3, Dwight Howard hasn’t been traded yet, Ryan Anderson may be emerging as a star, and J.J. Redick is off to the best start of his career. There’s a lot of positives to point out …

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Dec 23

5-on-5 roundtable: Previewing the Magic’s season

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images On Christmas Day, the Orlando Magic kick off their 2011-2012 season on the road against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder are seen by many as the favorites to win the Western Conference, while the Magic are trying to figure out how to best handle that Dwight Howard situation you …

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Dec 12

3-on-3 roundtable: Examining the Glen Davis trade

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images On Friday, general manager Otis Smith executed a sign-and-trade with the Boston Celtics for Glen Davis and Von Wafer, trading Brandon Bass in the process. The reactions to the deal have been largely negative for the Orlando Magic. Me and the rest of the crew at Magic Basketball chime …

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Dec 02

3-on-3 roundtable: An uncertain future

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images Dwight this. Dwight that. Needless to say, there’s been a lot of Dwight Howard talk already and the season hasn’t even started yet. Magic fans better get used to it because things are going to be like this for the foreseeable future until Howard decides on his future. In the …

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Aug 16

3-on-3 roundtable: A look at the road ahead

Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images A week ago, Magic Basketball’s team of writers were featured on a recent 5-on-5 roundtable discussion at, answering offseason questions pertaining to the Orlando Magic and providing our opinions on several topics, including our thoughts on Dwight Howard‘s future and more. But we didn’t stop there. As a supplement, …

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Jul 05

3-on-3 roundtable: Shaq

Anton Want/Getty Images Shaq! Ahhh. He’s the greatest in the universe. Okay, maybe the last sentence isn’t true but there’s no question that Shaquille O’Neal, now retired, goes down as one of the best players to ever play the game of basketball. And at his zenith, it’s hard to argue that O’Neal wasn’t as good …

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May 12

3-on-3 roundtable: The past, present, and future of the Orlando Magic

Photo by Handout/Getty Images It’s May and the Orlando Magic aren’t playing basketball right now. Weird. The last time the Magic weren’t playing basketball in May was in 2007 when they were swept by the Detroit Pistons in the first round, which was Brian Hill’s final year as the head coach. Once head coach Stan …

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