The Orlando Magic have finally drafted a bona fide scorer from an elite college program in Cole Anthony and now can focus on how they can get the most out of his scoring potential. The skillset is there.
The Orlando Magic believe their time in the NBA campus was good with the potential for the team to grow. But it also showed how fragile the team is. Orlando Magic coach Steve Clifford is confident his team was ready to make a splash in the NBA’s campus and the bubble.
The Magic’s first preseason game will be on Dec. 11 Two weeks from today, the Orlando Magic are scheduled to play a basketball game. The shortest offseason in sports history is nearing an end, with the Magic reportedly scheduled to play their first preseason game on Dec.
Dwayne Bacon’s stats hardly impress. But the Orlando Magic are hoping they can fish out a solid driver and scorer to fill out their bench. When it came to the Orlando Magic’s offseason, there was not a whole lot to get excited about.
The Orlando Magic should consider themselves among the teams battling for a playoff spot. The expectations haven’t changed. There is a fair amount of hand-wringing going on about the Orlando Magic and their immediate future.
The Orlando Magic are hoping to build a development program to grow young players. Wesley Iwundu is a sign of its potential and failure. When Jeff Weltman took over as president of basketball operations for the Orlando Magic, he never hid from the work his team would have to do.
Akil Guruparan of Tar Heel Blog joins us for a Q&A about the Magic’s new point guard Cole Anthony soon will be wearing a new shade of blue. Before he does so, we thought it would be a great idea to speak with someone who followed his every move in Carolina blue while playing for the Tar Heels.
The Orlando Magic drafted Cole Anthony despite a difficult year at North Carolina. The Magic hope that was a blip and he can reclaim his potential. The Orlando Magic were not very active in the shortened NBA offseason, or at least the early parts of free agency.
UNC product Cole Anthony was one of the stars that stole the show on Draft Night. Anthony was selected by the Orlando Magic with the No. 15 overall pick, and he fills a key need for the team, as they’re in desperate need of a playmaking point guard.