Welcome to Year Three of the Magic’s massive rebuild. It has been a hard two years. But Year Three, so everyone says, is when the team starts to turn a corner. The old regime and their players are completely gone. This is purely Rob Hennigan and Jacque Vaughn‘s team and their players. The future starts […]
Nikola Vucevic had things pretty easy in the first half. Pau Gasol was not able to keep Vucevic from getting to his spots and working to put the ball in the basket. Here was Vucevic showing all the improvement and all the wrinkles added to his game over the summer that has made him the […]
It is Monday and that can only mean another batch of Power Rankings. The click-baiting and hate-mongering have truly begun in full force! Last week, the Magic clocked in for many Power Rankers (not the Mighty Morphin’ kind) at No. 29. Only the extremely hapless Sixers were unanimously considered worse than the Magic. This week, […]
On the podcast, Adam Papageorgiou of Magic Basketball Online and I discussed with Jake the extension decisions on Nikola Vucevic and Tobias Harris along with the first three games for Elfrid Payton and the Magic this season.
The Magic are a few games into their 26th season with a ton of questions left to answer. The deadline for extensions passed, but many of you in the last few weeks had questions about Tobias Harris and Nikola Vucevic and their overall value to the franchise. As always, well maybe always is the wrong […]
In the first game, it was offensive rebounding and points in the paint that did the Magic in. In the second game, it was turnovers. What would the Magic be trying to squelch in the third game of the season?
The Magic seemed set on building a defensive minded team with the way they have drafted the last few years — Victor Oladipo, Aaron Gordon and Elfrid Payton — and the overall direction the franchise seems to want to take. Even last season, the Magic’s defense was probably better than their record might indicate — […]