Orlando wants to lure Griffin away from the defending champions. Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin is in the final year of his contract, and it appears at least one other team would be interested in hiring him if the Cavs decide to go in a different direction.

Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reports that the Orlando Magic are likely going to wait a while to fill the open vacancy they have in their front office that once belonged to recently-fired GM Rob Hennigan. The purpose of waiting would be to allow the Cavs to finish their postseason run, that way the Magic could see if the interest in Griffin is mutual.

Magic CEO Alex Martins and other top team officials are interested in Griffin, who has reportedly not discussed a possible contract extension with Cleveland in several months.

According to Wojnarowski, Cavs owner Dan Gilbert is hesitant to pay Griffin like one of the top executives in basketball after he recently signed head coach Tyronn Lue to a five-year, $35 million contract. Cleveland also has the league’s highest roster payroll at $126 million, so Gilbert may want to continue spending his money in other areas.

Magic assistant GM Matt Lloyd is currently serving as the team’s interim GM, and he is said to be “well-respected by his front office-peers.” By waiting until the Cavs are finished in the playoffs (which could be after the NBA Finals), the Magic will also give Lloyd a chance to come up with a plan for the NBA Draft and the future of the team.

Griffin recently got one of the best endorsements he could ask for, so it’s possible he ends up staying in Cleveland.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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Since it's inception in the 1988 NBA expansion, the Orlando Magic have had 32 first-round draft picks. The Magic found success in the lottery by landing back-to-back first overall picks in the 1992 and 1993 drafts, and this translated to competitive play on the court, but a championship remains elusive. How many of these first round picks can you name?

Clue: Year - pick number

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1989 - 11
Nick Anderson
1990 - 4
Dennis Scott
1991 - 10
Brian Williams
1991 - 23
Stanley Roberts
1992 - 1
Shaquille O'Neal
1993 - 1
Chris Webber
1993 - 26
Geert Hammink
1994 - 27
Brooks Thompson
1995 - 25
David Vaughn
1996 - 27
Brian Evans
1997 - 17
Johnny Taylor
1998 - 12
Michael Doleac
1998 - 13
Keon Clark
1998 - 15
Matt Harpring
2000 - 5
Mike Miller
2000 - 10
Keyon Dooling
2000 - 13
Courtney Alexander
2001 - 15
Steven Hunter
2001 - 22
Jeryl Sasser
2002 - 18
Curtis Borchardt
2003 - 15
Reece Gaines
2004 - 1
Dwight Howard
2005 - 11
Fran Vazquez
2006 - 11
J. J. Redick
2008 - 22
Courtney Lee
2010 - 29
Daniel Orton
2012 - 19
Andrew Nicholson
2013 - 2
Victor Oladipo
2014 - 4
Aaron Gordon
2014 - 12
Dario Saric
2015 - 5
Mario Hezonja
2016 - 11
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