Pick and rolls, hand offs, down screens, basket cuts. This is certainly a different Orlando Magic team from the in-and-out, spot-up basketball played under Stan Van Gundy.
Jacque Vaughns motion offense continues to produce easy scoring opportunities for a variety of players in the flow of the game. On Friday night against the Indiana Pacers, it was finally enough to give the new era Magic its first victory of the preseason.
However, the Magic have chosen not to dwell on outcomes. After all, it is preseason. The wins and losses dont count until November. Instead the team learns from each game, breaking down what worked and what didnt work in an effort to reach their ultimate goal: improving every day. With two games remaining in the Magic's preseason we break down the the good, the bad and the surprises.
I want to play fast. Get up and down. Have an open offense for many guys to score, Vaughn said during training camp when asked to describe how he envisioned his offensi...