“We’ll continue to be very strategic in how we add to the team, how we improve the team. The draft is certainly one area to do that. I also think that we’ll continue to be opportunistic in actively exploring what options exist in free agency and trades. So we’re not bound to just one basket. We’re looking for ways to improve all the way around.”
Entering Year Three of the rebuild, the expectations externally are beginning to rise and fans (and the media) will be expecting the team to deliver some results. The relying on good draft picks needs to come to close.
Magic General Manager Rob Hennigan seemed to recognize this in his exit interview Thursday. A full video of his session with the press can be found after the jump courtesy of Adam Papageorgiou of Magic Basketball Online: