Magic Wands: vs. Rockets

Orlando, Fla.

(0-1, 1.5 Pts.) vs. (1-0, 6 Pts.)   
Time/TV: 5 p.m./NBATV
Line: No Line
Tickets: Closed to Public
Summer League Schedule: Magic 83, 76ers 76; Monday vs. Houston; Tuesday vs. Memphis; Thursday vs. Boston; Friday is Championship Day

Pace Off. Rtg. Def. Rtg. eFG% O.Reb.% TO% FTR
Houston 91.2 97.5 107.5 55.8 30.0 21.9 30.4
Orlando 83.9 98.9 90.1 52.2 30.3 18.1 26.1

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1) Ben Gordon said it is good to go somewhere he feels wanted as he preps to sign with the Magic, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel writes.

2) Meanwhile, I am still trying to figure out the rationale behind the Gordon signing.

3) Victor Oladipo said he lost weight since the end of last season as he prepped for the upcoming year, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel writes.

4) The Rockets are turning their free agency focus to Chris Bosh, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle writes. The Rockets are trying to keep their options open as free agency dominoes fall.

5) Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report reports the Magic turned down a deal for Arron Afflalo that would have had them acquire Harrison Barnes (h/t Evan Dunlap of Orlando Pinstriped Post).