Stan Van Gundy | Magic Basketball - Part 34

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Jul 01

Free Agent Notebook, Day 1: J.J. Redick, Amar’e Stoudemire, 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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Jun 30

Addressing the Gilbert Arenas Conundrum

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images Gilbert Arenas. At the peak of his powers, Arenas was — regarded by many — as a quirky and eccentric player that had many memorable moments on and off court. Unfortunately for Arenas, he made some bad decisions this season when he brought unloaded firearms into the …

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Jun 29

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Vince Carter simply cannot escape the trade rumors that surround him these days. […] Carter’s name already has been mentioned in rumors this summer. One Internet report said the [Orlando] Magic discussed a deal that would have sent Carter and point guard Jameer Nelson to the New Orleans Hornets in exchange …

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Jun 29

Figuring Out Matt Barnes’ Future with the Orlando Magic

Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images Via Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: Orlando Magic starting small forward Matt Barnes‘ first preference as a free agent would be to try to win a title without needing to pack for another move. But if he doesn’t re-sign with the Magic, Barnes said Monday that he believes there …

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Jun 27

2009-2010 Draft Evaluation: Stanley Robinson

Tony Spinelli/ESPN.com Synergy-fueled player evaluations, with the help of other metrics, are always fun. Today, Stanley Robinson. 2009-2010 regular season Stanley Robinson Games Played 34 Minutes Played 34.2 PPG 14.5 RPG 7.6 BPG 1.2 FG% .525 3P% .342 PER 20.48 projected PER N/A

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 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 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

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

Jun 21

It’s Now or Never for the Orlando Magic

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images After the Los Angeles Lakers won their 16th championship in franchise history — that’s a lot — against the Boston Celtics on Thursday, one of the major storylines to emerge from the aftermath of the series was the future of the C’s. Head coach Doc Rivers dropped a bombshell, …

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