The Orlando Magic will have a chance to make their first lottery pick in seven years Thursday night, though general manager Rob Hennigan said it is far from certain they will use their No. 2 overall pick.
''We've had a lot of discussion about moving the pick. We've had a lot of discussion about keeping the pick,'' Hennigan said Wednesday. ''Opportunistic is the word of the day. We'll consider all the options that are thrown our way, but I'd say there is significant interest in the pick.''
The Magic have interviewed most of the players expected to go in this lottery, including injured big men Nerlens Noel and Anthony Bennett, and guards Victor Oladipo and Ben McLemore, the players most often projected to land in Orlando. Hennigan called it a ''wide-open draft'' and indicated the Magic have reduced their choice to ''a handful of players'' if they do exercise the pick.
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