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Phil Jackson didn't want to spend all that money on Marc Gasol

The Knicks have had quite the fiscally responsible offseason. They didn't want to make a big offer to LaMarcus Aldridge if he wasn't willing to fit their system (and play alongside Carmelo Anthony), and their backup plans made sense.They signed Robin Lopez, Arron Afflalo and Kyle O'Quinn to highly reasonable deals. It turns out New York is now financially conservative and somewhat...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Four NBA teams that improved the most during free agency

The Portland Trail Blazers were the clear losers of NBA free agency, but four teams in particular emerged the negotiation period with an upgraded roster. Re-signings were not factored into the making of the list. Only the players who selected a different franchise for which they suited up in 2014-15 season were considered. Milwaukee Bucks   Greg Monroe: This was the best...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson: "We need to win" to attract free agents

The New York Knicks finalized a few terrific moves in free agency, but the signings weren’t glamorous, flashy superstars. They missed out on LaMarcus Aldridge and Greg Monroe, two frontcourt talents several New York fans desired. However, team president Phil Jackson admitted the franchise must rebound from a couple disappointing seasons in order to become a top destination once...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson reportedly says Knicks have to win before luring free agents

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson was hired in part to help the team lure big-name free agents. But he's saying the team needs to be competitive before they can make a splash in free agency. "We need to win, be a competitive team," Jackson told ESPN on Monday at the Las Vegas Summer League. "I think we showed agents and players around the league a serious nature of what we're...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks say they 'weren't chasing the biggest stars' in offseason

The New York Knicks' offseason has lacked the sizzle many New York fans demand. The Knicks did come away with center Robin Lopez, forward Derrick Williams and guards Arron Afflalo and Kyle O'Quinn, but swung and missed on players like LaMarcus Aldridge, DeAndre Jordan and Greg Monroe. But the team is now saying that was somewhat by design. "We tried to be as clear as we could possibly...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks announce signings of 4 free agents

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Knicks have signed guard Arron Afflalo, center Robin Lopez and forwards Derrick Williams and Kyle O'Quinn. O'Quinn was acquired from Orlando by a sign-and-trade. The Knicks gave the Magic the right to exchange 2019 second-round draft picks and cash considerations. Team President Phil Jackson said Thursday the players will provide ''veteran leadership,...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic sign Watson, send O'Quinn to Knicks in sign-and-trade

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Orlando Magic front office officials promised to be active in free agency this offseason and began the signing period Thursday by acquiring free agent veteran point guard C.J. Watson, and sending big man Kyle O'Quinn to the New York Knicks in a sign-and-trade Terms of the Watson deal were not released. But in the O'Quinn deal the Magic will receive cash and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic sign Watson, send O'Quinn to Knicks in sign-and-trade

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Orlando Magic front office officials promised to be active in free agency this offseason and began the signing period Thursday by acquiring free agent veteran point guard C.J. Watson, and sending big man Kyle O'Quinn to the New York Knicks in a sign-and-trade Terms of the Watson deal were not released. But in the O'Quinn deal the Magic will receive cash and the...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic acquire draft option, cash from Knicks in exchange for O'Quinn

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Orlando Magic have acquired the option to swap second round draft picks in 2019 and cash consideration from New York in exchange for forward/center Kyle O'Quinn in a sign-and-trade deal, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced Thursday. O'Quinn played in 51 games (17 starts) last season with Orlando, averaging 5.8 ppg., 3.9 rpg. and 1.2 apg. in 16.2 minpg. He...
Via Fox Sports Florida
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle O'Quinn's game should develop with the Knicks

Kyle O'Quinn was a solid backup big man for the Magic last year. Now, the Knicks are hoping he can transfer those skills from Florida to New York. O'Quinn signed a four-year, $16 million deal with the Knicks over the weekend. And over at the well-read Knicks blog Posting and Toasting, Seth Rosenthal explains how he game could actually take another step forward while with the Knicks...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle O'Quinn: 'I love everybody' in Orlando

Kyle O'Quinn has left Orlando for New York, signing a four-year, $16 million deal with the Knicks over the weekend, but that doesn't mean he failed to appreciate his time with the Magic.From Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel:O'Quinn averaged 5.8 points and 3.9 rebounds per game with the Magic this past season. He will slot in as a third or fourth big man in the Knicks' rotation...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle O'Quinn headed to Knicks in sign-and-trade with Magic

Kyle O'Quinn, one of only two HBCU alumni in the NBA, is on the move. The former Norfolk State star has agreed to a four-year, $16 million dollar deal with the New York Knicks as part of a sign-and-trade deal with the Orlando Magic, according to Yahoo Sports Adrian Wojnarwoski. O'Quinn spent the first three seasons of his career with the Orlando Magic after the team selected him...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Magic reach deal with C.J. Watson, send Kyle O'Quinn to Knicks in sign-and-trade

The Orlando Magic shuffled their reserves Saturday, reportedly agreeing to a three-year deal with veteran guard C.J. Watson as well as sending big man Kyle O'Quinn to the New York Knicks in a sign-and-trade deal. The deal for Watson, an eight-year pro, is for a reported $15 million over three years, according to Marc Spears of Yahoo. Watson is a career 38 percent shooter from 3-point...
Via Fox Sports Florida
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic extend qualifying offers to Harris, O'Quinn

The Orlando Magic extended qualifying offers to forward Tobias Harris and forward/center Kyle O'Quinn, general manager Rob Hennigan announced Tuesday. Harris and O'Quinn will become restricted free agents on July 1, but by extending qualifying offers to the players by the June 30 deadline, the Magic can match any offer sheet either signs with another team.   Harris averaged a career...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Another defensive letdown too much to overcome

For the first time all season, the Orlando Magic had a full complement of healthy players Wednesday night when they faced the Detroit Pistons. But for the second time in as many games, their play on defense left a lot to be desired. The Magic made matters interesting in the fourth quarter after trailing by as many as 21 points before losing 128-118 to the Pistons, who raised their...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic get much-needed win, but not without some drama

ORLANDO, Fla. -- To the Orlando Magic, all was well that ended somewhat less than well Tuesday night. Yes, a team with occasional problems playing with leads through its first 30 games saw a 27-point advantage over the Boston Celtics whittled to three in an eight-minute stretch of the fourth quarter. And it appeared for a moment as if Jameer Nelson's first regular-season game against...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic use big 1st half to hold off Celtics 100-95

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Tobias Harris scored 19 points and the Orlando Magic hung on to beat the Boston Celtics 100-95 on Tuesday night. Nik Vucevic and Kyle O'Quinn each added 18 points as Orlando ended a four-game losing streak. Orlando looked to be in control in the second half and led by as many as 27 points. But that advantage was trimmed all the way down to three points in the...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tobias Harris helps lead Magic past visiting Celtics

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Tobias Harris scored 19 points and the Orlando Magic hung on to beat the Boston Celtics 100-95 on Tuesday night. Nik Vucevic and Kyle O'Quinn each added 18 points as Orlando ended a four-game losing streak. Orlando looked to be in control in the second half and led by as many as 27 points. But that advantage was trimmed all the way down to three points in the...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Orlando avoids another letdown by holding off Celtics

ORLANDO, Fla. -- After frustrating and confounding losses at home to the Utah Jazz and the Philadelphia 76ers, the Orlando Magic weren't taking any chances of a repeat performance Tuesday night against the Boston Celtics. At least they weren't through the first three quarters. Up by 27 points early in the fourth quarter, the Magic saw the Celtics get to within three on Kelly Olynyk...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tobias Harris helps lead Magic past visiting Celtics

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Tobias Harris scored 19 points and the Orlando Magic hung on to beat the Boston Celtics 100-95 on Tuesday night. Nik Vucevic and Kyle O'Quinn each added 18 points as Orlando ended a four-game losing streak. Orlando looked to be in control in the second half and led by as many as 27 points. But that advantage was trimmed all the way down to three points in the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Lineup switch comes up short in loss to 76ers

ORLANDO, Fla. -- A starting lineup change Sunday night wasn't enough to prevent the Orlando Magic from becoming only the third team this season to lose to the Philadelphia 76ers. After falling behind by 11 points midway through the third quarter, the Sixers went on to outwork and outhustle the Magic in coming away with a 96-88 victory. Not even a game-high 23 points from Victor Oladipo...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Turner Q&A: Magic still looking to find rhythm at home

FOXSportsFlorida.com checks in with color analyst Jeff Turner to get the latest on the Magic. You can follow Turner on Twitter at @JTurnerMagic. FOX SPORTS FLORIDA: The Magic faced the Washington Wizards and the Atlanta Hawks three times in a four-day stretch. What makes them the teams to beat in the Southeast Division, and what do the Magic need to do to get to their level? JEFF...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Orlando gives sizzling Hawks all they can handle in loss

The Orlando Magic gave the red-hot Atlanta Hawks all they could handle Friday night before losing 87-81. Despite getting 21 points from Victor Oladipo and 18 from Evan Fournier, the Magic became the ninth team in a row to fall to the Hawks, who are on their longest winning streak in 17 years. Both Oladipo and Fournier did the bulk of their scoring in the first three quarters. The...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Orlando gives sizzling Hawks all they can handle in loss

The Orlando Magic gave the red-hot Atlanta Hawks all they could handle Friday night before losing 87-81. Despite getting 21 points from Victor Oladipo and 18 from Evan Fournier, the Magic became the ninth team in a row to fall to the Hawks, who are on their longest winning streak in 17 years. Both Oladipo and Fournier did the bulk of their scoring in the first three quarters. The...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite injuries, improved Magic in thick of things in East

ORLANDO, Fla. -- In a conference where only five teams currently have winning records, the Orlando Magic find themselves in better shape through their first 24 games than most NBA experts would have expected. Despite being without Victor Oladipo for the first nine games and losing rookie Aaron Gordon indefinitely after 11, the Magic have avoided the type of lengthy losing streaks...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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