Orlando Magic | Magic Basketball - Part 108

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Jun 25

Friday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “One of the biggest stars of college basketball past has some advice for John Wall and other NBA hotshots who were drafted Thursday night: Check your ego at the door, if you can get your big head through it. The league will knock the cool right out of you. J.J. Redick …

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Jun 25

Experts Grade the 2010 NBA Draft for the Orlando Magic

Photo by University of Kentucky Daniel Marks of Dime Magazine: “The [Orlando] Magic took Daniel Orton with No. 29. I think Orton can be a solid 10-15 minute rebounding and defensive specialist off the bench, but isn’t that what Marcin Gortat is for? Unless Gortat is about to be traded, this pick makes no sense …

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Jun 25

Stanley Robinson Selected by the Orlando Magic as the 59th Pick in the 2010 NBA Draft

With the No. 59 pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, the Orlando Magic selected 6’9” small forward Stanley Robinson from the University of Connecticut. Robinson is expected to compete for minutes with Matt Barnes, if he re-signs with the Magic, and Mickael Pietrus.

Jun 24

Daniel Orton Selected by the Orlando Magic With the 29th Pick in the 2010 NBA Draft

Andy Lyons/Getty Images With the No. 29 pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, the Orlando Magic selected 6’10” center Daniel Orton from the University of Kentucky. Assuming the Magic intend on keeping Orton instead of trading him to another team (which seems to be the trend in tonight’s draft), he is expected to compete for …

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Jun 24

Thursday’s Magic Word

John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com: “One of the downsides of being an elite NBA team is a poor position for the NBA Draft, but Orlando Magic GM Otis Smith is still confident that the team can improve itself from near the bottom of the first round Thursday night. The Magic select 29th overall or next-to-last in the …

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Jun 24

Magic Basketball Mailbag, 6/24/10

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images Here’s another installment of the Magic Basketball Mailbag. _______ Do you think the Magic will try to move Gortat? Maybe. The answer to the question is speculative, at best, but it should provide some insight on Marcin Gortat‘s future with the Orlando Magic. Will Gortat be traded? It seems like …

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Jun 23

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “The [Orlando] Magic‘s roster indeed needs some filling out, especially at point guard. Jameer Nelson‘s backups, Jason Williams and Anthony Johnson, are aging free agents. Williams hasn’t ruled out returning even as the third point guard/mentor, but the Magic need to get younger and, ahem, taller. [Otis] Smith isn’t committed to …

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Jun 23

2009-2010 Draft Evaluation: Jordan Crawford

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Synergy-fueled player evaluations, with the help of other metrics, are always fun. Today, Jordan Crawford. 2009-2010 regular season Jordan Crawford Games Played 35 Minutes Played 32.8 PPG 20.5 RPG 4.7 SPG 1.3 FG% .462 3P% .391 PER 24.80 projected PER 11.32

Jun 22

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Sam Amick of NBA FanHouse: “It’s no surprise the Orlando Magic are looking to upgrade their roster. Center Dwight Howard is the type of dynamic, unique talent that sparks championship visions, yet the group that won the Eastern Conference championship in 2009 watched the NBA Finals from home this time around after being beaten by Boston in six games …

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Jun 22

2009-2010 Draft Evaluation: Quincy Pondexter

Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images Synergy-fueled player evaluations, with the help of other metrics, are always fun. Today, Quincy Pondexter. 2009-2010 regular season Quincy Pondexter Games Played 36 Minutes Played 32.3 PPG 19.3 RPG 7.4 SPG 1.3 FG% .528 3P% .353 PER 29.25 projected PER 11.08

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