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The Orlando Magic are looking forward to another year towards getting back to playoff contention, and they are very happy with the draft that they just had. They are looking to make another move or two in free agency, and they made their first one today by claiming Willie Green off of waivers from the Los Angeles Clippers. Green was cut by the Clippers and simply wasn’t going to play on the deep roster that they have formed there. Orlando has claimed Willie Green off waivers from the Clippers, league source tells Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 30, 2014 This move isn’t expected to be anything special, but he might be a rotational player for a few minutes per game next season. The Magic have already gotten rid of Jameer Nelson, E’Twaun Moore, and Doron Lamb this offseason, and they could use another veteran guard to come in and take up a few minutes. Green will also be a nice presence to have in the locker room for all of the younger players. Green played in 55 regular season games last season with the Clippers, starting in nine of those appearances. He averaged 5.0 points and 1.4 rebounds per game, and was pretty much a non-factor on an L.A. team that had a lot of talented guards. Orlando will need some bench pieces, and he is expected to be one of them that gets around 15 minutes per game. Overall, this is a very small move that won’t make too much of a difference. Green can score the basketball a little bit and shoot as well, but he quite simply isn’t the type of player that can change a game. This is simply a move for depth purposes, and it’s still very possible that Orlando brings in other players that take his spot. Follow @massey_evan // The post Orlando Magic claim Willie Green off waivers appeared first on Sports Glory.

Shaun Livingston Possible Magic Free Agent Target

The free agency rumor mill continues as ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting that the Orlando Magic appear to be one of point guard Shaun Livingston‘s suitors:   Sacramento, Charlotte, Minnesota, Orlando and the champs from San Antonio all calling, I’m told, about Brooklyn free agent Shaun Livingston — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 1, 2014   With Jameer Nelson being waived...

Evan Fournier is Introduced in Orlando

Evan Fournier was officially introduced by the Orlando Magic today. The 21-year-old of half-Algerian and half-French descent chatted about his move from Denver in the Arron Afflalo trade, and what Magic fans can expect from him this upcoming season. Evan reflected on what fellow Frenchmen like Tony Parker and Boris Diaw meant to him, while also not hiding his excitement for participating...

Magic Claim Willie Green off Waivers

After waiving Jameer Nelson and completely erasing the last trace of the Otis Smith-Stan Van Gundy era in less than 2 years, Orlando Magic General Manager Rob Hennigan has claimed former Los Angeles Clipper Willie Green off the waiver wire as first reported by Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski.   Orlando has claimed Willie Green off waivers from the Clippers, league source tells...

Orlando Magic Waive Jameer Nelson

After a decade of service to the franchise that acquired him in the 2004 NBA Draft, the Orlando Magic have decided to waive point guard Jameer Nelson as first reported by the Orlando Sentinel’s Josh Robbins and then confirmed by Orlando Magic officials.   The Orlando Magic have decided to waive Jameer Nelson, the Orlando Sentinel has learned. — Josh Robbins (@JoshuaBRobbins...

Magic part ways with veteran point guard Jameer Nelson after 10 seasons

The last remaining tie to the Orlando Magic team that reached the NBA Finals five years ago was cut Monday when it was announced that guard Jameer Nelson, who ranks first on their all-time list in assists and second in games played, had been waived. The move was far from unexpected, especially after the Magic traded Arron Afflalo -- their leading scorer each of the past two years...

MBO Roundtable: Jameer Nelson’s Orlando Exit

Jameer Nelson‘s departure from the Orlando Magic is kind of an important topic in the City Beautiful, so members of the ‘MBO’ crew quickly assembled to break down the departure of one of the more beloved Magic members in the franchise’s history. Involved in the discussion are Brian Serra, Andrew Melnick, Adam Papageorgiou, Preston Raulerson, and new MBO contributor Spenser...

Magic expected to waive Jason Maxiell

The Magic is expected to waive veteran forward Jason Maxiell if he isn't traded in the next couple of days, a source told Yahoo. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) June 30, 2014

Report: Magic waive Jameer Nelson

After acquiring the rights to Elfrid Payton in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Orlando Magic have decided to waive their veteran point guard, Jameer Nelson. According to Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel, the Magic waived Nelson, who could be highly pursued by playoff teams looking for a veteran point guard. The Orlando Magic have decided […]

Magic waive Doron Lamb

The Magic waived guard Doron Lamb, the team announced Monday. Lamb appeared in 53 games last season for the Magic, scoring 3.6 points per game and shooting 39.4 percent from the floor and 40.0 percent from beyond the arc. Lamb was acquired as part of the J.J. Redick trade back in February 2013, along side Tobias Harris. He scored in double figures six times last season. Lamb though...

Magic claim Willie Green off waivers

Magic officially claim @DetroitWillie34 off waivers from @LAClippers. MORE: – — Orlando Magic (@Orlando_Magic) June 30, 2014

The Magic Part Ways With Jameer Nelson

The Orlando Magic decided to part ways with long time Orlando Magic (PG) Jameer Nelson today. The release of Nelson saves the Magic $6 million in cap space. Newley acquired rookie (PG) guard Elfrid Payton will now be the newest floor general for the Orlando Magic. The release of Nelson is to no surprise; Nelson health played a major part in the 11-year veteran release from the Magic...

Orlando Magic Waive Point Guard Jameer Nelson

The Orlando Magic waived point guard Jameer Nelson on Monday, parting ways with their longest-tenured player. Many have deemed the move as a salary cap causalty, while others feel it was the final page they needed to turn before embarking on a new chapter in Magic basketball. Whatever the reason for Nelson’s departure, the free agent market just got themselves a damn good point...

Report: Magic Waive Jameer Nelson

Theres a savvy veteran available if someone needs point guard help.  The Orlando Magic have waived veteran point guard Jameer Nelson according to Josh Robbins. The Orlando Magic have decided to waive Jameer Nelson, the Orlando Sentinel has learned. — Josh Robbins (@JoshuaBRobbins) June 30, 2014 Nelson gets the opportunity to sign with a winning organization, but he’ll only...

Magic thank Jameer Nelson

The front of in honor of @JameerNelson: — Orlando Magic (@Orlando_Magic) June 30, 2014

Magic will miss Jameer Nelson's toughness, character

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