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Jul 31

Reviewing the Magic’s free agent signings

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The Magic have presumably wrapped up their offseason acquisitions. There may be further preseason tinkering, but for the most part, we know who to expect on the roster next season. What’s left, then? To judge. And judge we shall. If we strictly look at the free agency portion …

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Jul 04

Magic waive Jason Maxiell

Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images Via Orlando Magic press release: The Orlando Magic have waived forward Jason Maxiell, general manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Maxiell played in 34 games (13 starts) last season with the Magic, averaging 3.2 ppg. and 2.5 rpg. in 14.4 mpg. He scored in double figures three times, including …

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Jun 27

Examining the Arron Afflalo trade

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Since the season ended for the Orlando Magic in the middle of April, there has been a lot of talk about Arron Afflalo’s future with the team. The 28-year-old was stuck in limbo, putting up big numbers in the prime of his career for a franchise that is …

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Apr 24

Magic fully investing in D-League

Photo by Erie BayHawks According to a report from Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today, the Orlando Magic will be acquiring the Erie Bayhawks of the D-League and entering an exclusive partnership with them. The Orlando Magic plan to enter a single-affiliation hybrid relationship with the NBA Development League’s Erie BayHawks, people familiar with news told …

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Apr 13

All eyes on Rob Hennigan

Photo by Fernando Medina/Getty Images If there is a rock star for the Magic, it’s not Jacque Vaughn, Jameer Nelson, or even Victor Oladipo. It’s GM Rob Hennigan. The Mark Cuban’s and Jim Irsay’s of the world have taught us that a higher-up can often get more coverage than the actual players on the team. …

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Mar 11

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Harkless has tantalized Magic officials from the moment the team acquired him in Aug. 2012 in the four-team trade that revolved around Dwight Howard. At almost 6-feet-10, Harkless possesses a rare blend of height, long arms and explosiveness that one day could make him a matchup nightmare on both …

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Feb 21

Big Baby’s unceremonious departure

Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images The tie that binds has been severed in Orlando, as the Magic agreed to a buyout with the much-maligned power forward Glen Davis after the trade deadline had passed. Big Baby was under contract for $6.4 million this season and was set to earn $6.6 million next season. …

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Feb 20

Thursday’s Mini-Magic Word

Penny Hardaway, who will be honored on Friday during the Magic’s home game versus the New York Knicks, looks back fondly on his career in Orlando. St. Bonaventure will retire Andrew Nicholson’s number (No. 44) on Saturday. When Jason Maxiell stepped on the floor during the Magic’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, there …

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Feb 17

Monday’s Mini-Magic Word

Tom Haberstroh of ESPN Insider says the Orlando Magic and Memphis Grizzlies should make a deal before the deadline. The trade? Arron Afflalo and Jason Maxiell for Ed Davis, Tayshaun Prince, and a 2017 first round pick (top eight protected). Rob Mahoney of The Point Forward suggests a swap of his own between the Magic …

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Jan 29

Grades: Detroit Pistons 103, Orlando Magic 87

Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images   Detroit Pistons 103 Final Recap | Box Score 87 Orlando Magic Arron Afflalo 6-12 FG | 1-3 3P | 1 STL | 3 REB | 14 PTS | -15 After a relatively quiet first half, Afflalo was finally able to make his presence felt offensively in the …

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