Otis Smith | Magic Basketball - Part 18

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Jul 08

Magic Sign Free Agent Chris Duhon

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic have signed free agent guard Chris Duhon, General Manager Otis Smith announced today.  Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. “Chris (Duhon) provides depth, leadership and stability to our backcourt,” said Smith.  “He takes care of the basketball, defends well and can hit the open shot.  …

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Jul 08

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Tania Ganguli of the Orlando Sentinel: “Stan Van Gundy likes that the Orlando Magic have the right to match any offer sheet restricted free agent SG J.J. Redick could sign with another team. Because Redick has played four consecutive seasons with the Magic, he’s considered a “Bird” free agent, meaning the Magic can pay him up to a …

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Jul 07

2009-2010 Free Agent Evaluation: Chris Duhon

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images Synergy-fueled player evaluations, with the help of other metrics, are always fun. Today, Chris Duhon. 2009-2010 regular season Chris Duhon Games Played 67 Minutes Played 30.9 adj. +/- -2.02 net +/- +1.0 statistical +/- -2.41 PER 10.7 WARP -0.5 Win Shares/48 .045

Jul 06

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “The Orlando Magic’s agreement with free-agent point guard Chris Duhon could make it far more difficult for the team to re-sign popular small forward Matt Barnes. Magic General Manager Otis Smith said that he plans to use part of the team’s midlevel exception to acquire Duhon rather than package the …

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Jul 06

Source: Orlando Magic to Sign Chris Duhon to a Four Year, $15 Million Contract

Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images Via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: Otis Smith’s persistent interest and the Orlando Magic’s chance to win now helped lead Chris Duhon to reach an agreement with the defending Southeast Division champions, Duhon’s agent, Kevin Bradbury, told the Orlando Sentinel minutes ago. [...] The agreement — first reported by ESPN.com’s Chad Ford — …

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Jul 05

Monday’s Magic Word

Tania Ganguli of the Orlando Sentinel: “[Daniel] Orton admitted to coming into camp a little bit out of shape and has been working hard to get in shape. “I didn’t want to tell [Patrick Ewing] but my legs are dead I had no explosiveness right now,” Orton said. “I’m not trying to use that as an …

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Jul 03

Free Agent Notebook, Day 3: Matt Barnes, C.J. Watson, and More

To better make sense of the madness that is free agency, especially considering their historical ramifications within the framework of the NBA, I’m going to aggregate any facts and rumors that pertain to the Orlando Magic into a notebook-type post. The posts will be constructed daily at 12:00 PM EDT and updated throughout the day. …

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Jul 03

Some Brief Thoughts on Chris Paul

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images Via Sam Amick of NBA FanHouse: He’s not a free agent, and he’s certainly far from free. But Chris Paul is possibly this: the summer’s next storyline. It often goes that way when a rising star is stuck with a team on the decline, and the signs are …

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Jul 02

Magic Basketball Mailbag, 7/2/10

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images Here’s another installment of the Magic Basketball Mailbag. _______ Do you see any positives in acquiring Carlos Boozer, besides satisfying Dwight Howard? A great question and a timely one, given that Carlos Boozer has been linked to rumors associated with the Orlando Magic the past few days. Let’s talk about …

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Jul 01

Orlando Magic Sign First Round Selection Daniel Orton

Via the Orlando Magic: The Orlando Magic have signed first round draft selection Daniel Orton, General Manager Otis Smith announced. Orton was the 29th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. Orton (6’10”, 255, 8/6/90) played in all 38 games during his freshman season at the University of Kentucky, averaging 3.4 ppg., 3.3 rpg. and …

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