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Arkansas' Nick Smith Jr. brings the ball down the court during the NCAA men's basketball tournament first round match-up between Illinois and Arkansas, on Thursday, March 16, 2023, at Wells Fargo Arena, in Des Moines, Iowa.0316 Illinos Arkansas 016 Arw

2023 NBA Draft Orlando Magic Daily Big Board 1.0: The Madness Begins

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ANN ARBOR, MI - MARCH 03: Caleb Houstan #22 of the Michigan Wolverines dribbles up the court during the second half of the B1G basketball game against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Crisler Arena on March 3, 2022 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Jaime Crawford/Getty Images)

Orlando Magic 2022 NBA Draft: Caleb Houstan aims to stand out again

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The NBA is still stunned with how Jeff Weltman fooled the league in the NBA Draft. Mandatory Credit: Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports

The Orlando Magic revealed how they operate in fooling the entire league

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The Orlando Magic officially welcomed Paolo Banchero and Caleb Houstan to Orlando on Friday. Mandatory Credit: Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports

Paolo Banchero ready to earn everything with the Orlando Magic

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The Orlando Magic surprised much of the NBA by taking Paolo Banchero from Duke. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Through all the smoke, Paolo Banchero emerges as Orlando Magic’s man

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Orlando Magic Daily 2022 NBA Mock Draft 3.0: The final countdown

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Jeff Weltman's role to this point has been to build the Orlando Magic's infrastructure and culture. Now he needs to work on the roster. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Orlando Magic should trade out of the second round

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AUBURN, AL - JANUARY 19: Jabari Smith #10 of the Auburn Tigers shoots during the second half against the Georgia Bulldogs at Auburn Arena on January 19, 2022 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images)

Orlando Magic 2022 NBA Draft Preview: Making the case for Jabari Smith Jr.

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Gonzaga guard Andrew Nembhard was a solid leader who helped elevate Gonzaga to a national championship contender. Mandatory Credit: Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports

Orlando Magic 2022 NBA Draft Preview: Second Round picks that could be steals

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The Orlando Magic have some concern for the pathway to develop for players like R.J. Hampton as they examine this year's draft. (Photo by Justin Ford/Getty Images)

Orlando Magic’s second round picks will become about balance

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Arkansas Razorbacks center Jaylin Williams seemed to have all of his best games in the biggest moments. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Orlando Magic 2022 NBA Draft Preview: Jaylin Williams demands your attention

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Orlando Magic president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman has not been the most active executive, but somebody likes the job he is doing. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Orlando Magic, Jeff Weltman stick to process as Draft day draws near

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Paolo Banchero has all the tools to be a great offensive player. But other intangibles have him falling off the pace. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Paolo Banchero believes he is the best, even as he falls off the pace for the top pick

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Orlando Magic 2022 NBA Draft Preview: A brief history of trading the first pick

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Arizona big man Christian Koloko turned into a strong defender who can attack the paint. Mandatory Credit: Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports

Orlando Magic 2022 NBA Draft preview: Christian Koloko is the answer to Mo Bamba’s free agency

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Christian Braun and Kansas went on to win a national championship and that has to count for something. Mandatory Credit: Chris Jones-USA TODAY Sports

Orlando Magic 2022 NBA Draft Preview: Christian Braun and the value of a championship

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Chet Holmgren made his appearance in Orlando as he went through a two-day interview and workout. Mandatory Credit: James Snook-USA TODAY Sports

Orlando Magic get their look at Chet Holmgren, but draft intrigue follows

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Notre Dame Fighting Irish guard Blake Wesley is a dynamic guard who still has a lot more to show and develop. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

Orlando Magic 2022 NBA Draft Preview: Blake Wesley has plenty more to prove

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Terrence Ross and Steven Adams are two veterans who could be on the move in what might be a busy draft night. Mandatory Credit: Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports

Trading up in the NBA Draft will be difficult for the Orlando Magic

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Khalifa Diop is an intriguing center prospect who will need a lot of work to get up to par. Mandatory Credit: Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports

2022 Orlando Magic Draft Preview: Khalifa Diop has to fit the backup center mold

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SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 24: Chet Holmgren #34 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs and Au'Diese Toney #5 of the Arkansas Razorbacks battle for a rebound during the first half in the Sweet Sixteen round game of the 2022 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Chase Center on March 24, 2022 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images)

The fascination of Chet Holmgren may prove too big to turn down

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Jabari Smith remains the favorite to go with the first pick in the draft. Mandatory Credit: John Reed-USA TODAY Sports

Orlando Magic are not picking a player, they are picking their team

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Nebraska Cornhuskers guard Bryce McGowens put up some gaudy numbers. But there are still questions about how he will translate to the NBA. Mandatory Credit: Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Orlando Magic 2022 NBA Draft Preview: Bryce McGowens needs to do more than score

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Orlando Magic Daily Big Board 3.0: Orlando Magic have sat with the prospects

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Auburn Tigers forward Jabari Smith (10) takes a jump shot during the first round of the 2022 NCAA tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, S.C., on Friday, March 18, 2022. Auburn Tigers defeated Jacksonville State Gamecocks 80-61.Syndication The Montgomery Advertiser

Orlando Magic 2022 NBA Draft Preview: Jabari Smith will answer the call

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