Labor Day is a critical time in the NBA. It is about a month away from the start of training camps and players begin trickling back into their various home cities and begin working out and playing with their teammates. These are usually done at the practice facilities and the coaching staff and trainers begin taking a close look at the roster and who will be ready for camp once the coaches can get their hands and voice to the team.
The major planning stages for the season get done right now during these doldrums of NBA news. The seeds are sowed right now, the watering is training camp and the season is growth.
The Magic offices are a little bit lonely right now. Orlando is a little bit behind thanks to the team's exhaustive search for a general manager, then the exhaustive search to hire Jacque Vaughn and then the exhaustive negotiations to trade Dwight Howard.
Orlando is sticking to its long, exhaustive process. As Labor Day approaches, the Magic are still without a coaching...