Found April 23, 2013 on Orlando Magic Daily:
Bill Simmons delayed his annual trade value column which for fans has become an unofficial ranking of the best players in the NBA. The list is Simmons' attempt to take into account both a player's skill and his value in dollars and cents to determine who would be traded for whom straight up. The No. 2 player would be traded only for the No. 1 player, and so on and so forth. It is always an entertaining read, and as with everything Simmons writes, is sure to spark debate. The lowly Orlando Magic could not have expected to have much reference in this list. Not after a league-worst 20-62 season and a year removed from trading away a superstar player. The hope with that deal was to put the team in position to make a future free agency or draft move in a few years and collect young talent. The goal was not to have someone crack this list until deals started getting made. A deal got made. And someone cracked the list. Bill Simmons of Grantland joined the chorus in ...

Amway Center, Phase 2 begins

On Monday, the Orlando Magic unveiled to the city of Orlando the outlines of its plans to build an entertainment complex across the street from Amway Center. The plan would build additional hotel, retail and business space in downtown Orlando on the location where Orlando's Police Department is currently headquartered. Alex Martins told the Orlando City Council that there...

What Went Right: Rob Hennigan

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 its first Lottery season in six years. When Rob Hennigan took over the job as general manager of the Orlando Magic a little more than a year ago, he had a lot on his plate. There was still a discontent superstar with an...

What Went Wrong: The team's record

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 its first Lottery season in six years. The long-term picture for the Magic looks relatively bright. There is young talent, high draft picks and cap space on the horizon. The long-term view requires patience and heartache. There...

Value Keepers: Men in the Middle

Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/ Getty Images NA Nikola Vucevic, Orlando | Final Ownership: 98% | 2012-2013 ADP: 143 During the draft process, knocks on Vucevic were centralized on his questionable explosiveness and lack of foot speed. It’s safe to proclaim that his skill level and instincts have far and away superseded any perceived weaknesses. Post-All Star Break Vucevic averaged...

Mike Wilbon needs help filling out his NBA awards ballot, Bill Simmons clowns on him

Mike Wilbon is such a boss on ESPN that he literally can have an intern fill out his NBA awards ballot for him, but not without Bill Simmons ragging on him.

Bill Simmons can't talk without spitting

I saw Bill Simmons spit his words live and immediately thought, someone will GIF this and I will link it.  Here it is:  Thanks, Deadspin.

Reaction to 2012-2013: Part 1

Razzball Nation! It was a tumultuous NBA regular season that just wrapped up, not only on the court but here at Razzball.  There were ups (Tobias Harris), there were downs (Thomas Robinson), but when it was all said and done I think we helped more than we hurt.  Pretty much all we can hope to do! We didn’t see any Derrick Rose, we saw a resurgent Tim Duncan, and we saw a new...
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