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A round-up of Orlando Magic content from around the web Each morning we will gather Magic content from around the web and deliver it to you. Consider it one-stop shopping for all Magic headlines. But first... Magic Tweet of the Day Magic Headlines In our game recap, we write how the Magic’s comeback against the Bulls was spoiled by a costly in-bounds turnover. After missing...
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4 days ago

Chicago Bulls 105, Orlando Magic 101: In-bounds turnover spoils comeback

Mario Hezonja helped the Magic erase an 18-point deficit but the Bulls held on A valiant comeback fell short after the Magic threw the ball and the game away on an in-bounds pass. After the Bulls took a 93-75 lead with 8:23 remaining, the Magic went on a 16-1 run led by Mario Hezonja, who scored nine points during the stretch. Hezonja, who scored 14 of his game-high 24 points in...
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5 days ago

Orlando Magic Grades: Chicago Bulls 105, Orlando Magic 101

A costly inbounds turnover halted a 16-point comeback effort and Mario Hezonja‘s super game as the Orlando Magic fell to Chicago Bulls 105-101. The Orlando Magic fought valiantly to erase a 16-point deficit and overcome a poor shooting night. In the end, they could not get out of their...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
5 days ago

Orlando Magic Rumors: Elfrid Payton and Mario Hezonja on trading block ahead of deadline

With the trade deadline less than 24 hours away, the Orlando Magic are said to be willing to trade almost anyone on their roster. But two names stand out in particular. The Orlando Magic are shopping Elfrid Payton and Mario Hezonja hard ahead of tomorrow’s trade deadline, according...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
10 days ago

Seven trade candidates in the Southeast Division

The NBA trade deadline is just over three weeks away, and there’s no shortage of players around the league who could change teams. Over the next week, we’ll be taking a closer look at some of those top trade candidates, breaking them down by division.While our focus will be primarily on teams expected to be sellers at the deadline, our lists may also include some players on contenders...
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January 17, 2018  |  Discuss

Magic could be sellers, Mirotic eligible to be traded, Jabari Parker closer to return

The Magic will likely be in firesale mode approaching the trade deadline, according to Marc Stein of the New York Times. Rival executives expect Orlando, which has sunk to the bottom of the conference standings, to shop guards Evan Fournier and Elfrid Payton and swingman Mario Hezonja, Stein adds. Fournier is signed through the 2020/21 season at $17M annually. Payton can become a...
Via Hoops Rumors
January 15, 2018  |  Discuss

Report: Magic exploring trade market for Mario Hezonja

The Orlando Magic may be pulling the plug on the Mario Hezonja experiment after a little over two years.Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders reported on Tuesday that the Magic are exploring the trade market for Hezonja, noting that they have a decision to make on the Croatian swingman’s option. The 22-year-old Hezonja was drafted No. 5 overall by the Magic in 2015, but he has managed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Let’s not forget about how bad the Orlando Magic are

As another NBA chapter nears, it’s time for our season previews. Oh hey, let’s see what the Orlando Magic have going on…Expected Conference Ranking: 12thBest Move of the Offseason: Remember Rob Hennigan’s whiteboard?Look at all of the bad players on that board. If you Voltron’d up that board you might not win the Sun Belt Conference. The Lakers would trade Luol Deng for cholera right...
Via The Sports Post
September 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Magic would have picked Kristaps Porzingis had he stayed in 2014 draft

The Orlando Magic have swung and missed on most of their draft picks these last few years, but it turns out they narrowly missed on landing the Porzingod.In a recent episode of “The Woj Pod,” ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Magic made a promise to pick Kristaps Porzingis with the No. 12 pick in the 2014 draft, which he initially entered. Feeling he wasn’t ready however...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 15, 2017  |  Discuss

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: Steph Curry pushes OKC's buttons

The NBA has created a hotline for players to call and complain about NBA referees. They can complain about calls, clarify official rules, and leave Foot Locker-based Missed Connections posts. It's the telecommunications version of Chris Paul throwing his arms out and making an incredulous face. Each week, we’ll present a look at the hotline’s responses, which are about as real as...
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March 21, 2017  |  Discuss

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