Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 6/24/13
Less than a year after acquiring Maurice Harkless as part of the trade that got Dwight Howard out of their hair, the Orlando Magic would not appear to be interested Thursday night in drafting another small forward. But in a draft without much else to choose from at that position, the Magic cant simply ignore Otto Porter Jr. especially because the Washington Wizards, who will pick immediately after them with the third overall selection, are thought to have their hearts set on the former Georgetown star. A threesome of Porter, John Wall and Bradley Beal could make the Wizards the team in the Southeast Division with the most realistic chance of narrowing the enormous gap between the two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat and everyone else. Beal, who left Florida after one season and was the third pick a year ago, once tried to get Porter to play on the same AAU team with him and Ben McLemore, the guard from Kansas who many are projecting to be chosen by the Magic. But Porter de...
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