Found June 14, 2012 on
Orlando Magic Daily:
It seemed so far off when the Magic's season ended in early May with a loss to the Pacers. It is finally here though. Perhaps a little sooner in the procedural process than the Magic and the player would like.
By the end of the day Friday, Orlando was supposed to know whether Jameer Nelson will play the final year of his contract or become a free agent July 1, becoming the first piece of the puzzle to fall in what is shaping up to be a summer of change at Amway Center. Instead, Nelson and the Magic have agreed to delay his decision day to June 29, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.
Without a GM and little cap room, it is still very difficult to figure out where Jameer Nelson fits. So it was a good decision by both the player and the franchise to wait things out and see how they play out. The choice about his future ultimately rests with Nelson, where he reportedly wants it.
Jameer Nelson has reportedly stressed that he wants to secure his long-term future in Orl...
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Jameer Nelson would like several more years of security.
Dwight Howard is still a member of the Orlando Magic… for now. However, that could be short lived as the team searches for a new general manager, head coach, and improved talent to complement their superstar this off-season. In doing so, that might be enough to convince Howard to re-sign with Orlando rather than hitting the market as a free agent next summer.
If you’ve listened to my show at all this year, Big Boy Sport Show on 92.1 FM/1140 am OKC, I’ve been pretty rough on All Star center Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic. And I think he’s deserved every word because some of his actions this season have been pretty strange and down-right embarassing at times. The awkward “interview-crashing” with former head coach Stan...
Magic fans will have to be a little more patient. With the Finals already begun, several teams set to name new coaches and the NBA Draft quickly approaching, Orlando is still without a general manager. But the process is beginning to come to an end.
Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports that the Magic are down to three finalists -- former New Orleans general manager Jeff...
Over the next few weeks Orlando Magic Daily will be taking a look at the things that went right and wrong this season as Orlando ended its season with a disappointing first-round loss to Indiana.
There was one thing the Magic franchise could not get wrong this year. That might have been because the whole thing was out of their control.
For one weekend, everything went right for...