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Are Dante Exum and Trey Burke in Each Other's Way as Utah Jazz Point Guards?

Dante Exum wasn't even supposed to be available to the Utah Jazz. Almost every mock draft on the I nternet had the Orlando Magic reaching for the next Penny Hardaway at No. 4. When they surprisingly took Aaron Gordon, Jazz fans rejoiced. Nobody expected Exum to fall to No. Show More Summary

Realistic Expectations for Elfrid Payton's Rookie Season with Orlando Magic

Elfrid Payton has a promising future with the Orlando Magic. The No. 10 pick of the 2014 NBA draft boasts a lot of potential and is their only true point guard, now that Jameer Nelson is gone. The question remains: What can fans realistically...Show More Summary

Report Card Grades for Denver Nuggets' 2014 Offseason so Far

Even though the Denver Nuggets haven't made any free-agency signings, there's nothing wrong with that. Their depth is impressive as it is. After Denver acquired Arron Afflalo in a trade with the Orlando Magic, followed by Nate Robinson...Show More Summary

Stan Van Gundy Wasting No Time with Complete Detroit Pistons Makeover

Former Orlando Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy took over a Detroit Pistons team that finished the 2013-14 season in shambles. Last summer’s offseason spending spree was followed by a disappointing 29-53 campaign, which prompted Joe Dumars...Show More Summary

Best Bargain-Bin NBA 2014 Free-Agency Options for Orlando Magic

The Orlando Magic, unlike just about every other team this offseason, filled out their roster fairly quickly. By drafting Aaron Gordon and Elfrid Payton, the Magic added some more young talent that should improve the team tremendously defensively. Show More Summary

Who Should We Blame for LA Lakers' Underwhelming Offseason So Far?

The Los Angeles Lakers haven’t done much to upgrade the team this offseason, and we can only point the finger in one direction to determine the source of L.A.’s slow free-agency dance. While a club like the Orlando Magic added a quality talent like Channing Frye, the Lakers have literally done nothing in terms of player acquisition. Show More Summary

Elfrid Payton's Early NBA Summer League Dominance Bodes Well for Orlando Magic

Elfrid Payton has arrived. The 10th overall pick and third point guard off the board in the 2014 draft has used the NBA Summer League as a launching pad for his pro career. So far, it looks like the Orlando Magic have hit the jackpot. To be fair, it's quite early. Show More Summary

Why Are Rebuilding Orlando Magic Signing Vets Long-Term?

The Orlando Magic are confusing. They have one of the most promising rosters in the NBA, chock full of potential at each of the five primary positions. Almost every player on the team would undoubtedly be asked to show ID in a liquor...Show More Summary

Channing Frye to Magic: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

The Orlando Magic continued their efforts to retool their roster on Monday, signing versatile free-agent big man Channing Frye to a four-year contract worth $32 million. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported the news, noting in...Show More Summary

Report Card Grades for Orlando Magic's 2014 Offseason so Far

So far during this offseason, the Orlando Magic made several changes to their roster. They drafted three players, while letting go of 10-year veteran Jameer Nelson, among others. The recent addition of Ben Gordon raised some eyebrows,...Show More Summary

Did Orlando Magic Sign Ben Gordon to Create Another Trade Asset?

The neophyte Orlando Magic just got a little bit older with the reported signing of 31-year-old guard Ben Gordon. But something doesn't feel quite right about this deal—starting with the fact that the second year is a team option, according...Show More Summary

Ben Gordon to Magic: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

Following two seasons with the Charlotte Bobcats, 10-year NBA veteran Ben Gordon has reportedly signed a two-year deal with the Orlando Magic, adding depth to the team's bench for the 2014-15 season. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports...Show More Summary

NBA Trade Rumors: Rounding Up Latest Buzz Surrounding Trade Block

The NBA trade block is a volatile thing that can sink a franchise as quickly as it can uplift one. For example, look at the rebuilding Orlando Magic. Veteran point guard Jameer Nelson has allegedly been on the trade block for months, if not years. Show More Summary

Best Landing Spots for Former Orlando Magic Point Guard Jameer Nelson

With NBA’s free-agency period officially underway, all sights are about to be set on the wheelings, dealings and whereabouts of LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and the rest of the summer’s top-tier talents. But while the focus is bound...Show More Summary

Ranking Orlando Magic's Most Believable 2014 NBA Free-Agency Rumors

With the free-agency period upon us, the Orlando Magic don't figure to be players for big names like LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony, but general manager Rob Hennigan may still be active with the next tier of free agents. As the Orlando...Show More Summary

Jameer Nelson Waived by Magic: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

Following 10 seasons with the Orlando Magic, Jameer Nelson has been released by the franchise with which he has spent his entire career. The Magic confirmed the news on Twitter Monday following the decision: Nelson was a consummate professional...Show More Summary

What Offseason Moves Are Next for Orlando Magic with NBA Draft Complete?

The Orlando Magic ended up with Aaron Gordon and Elfrid Payton in an exciting 2014 NBA draft. Just prior to that, they traded away Arron Afflalo to the Denver Nuggets, getting Evan Fournier in return. What offseason moves are next? While...Show More Summary

Magic NBA Draft 2014: Grading Elfrid Payton to Orlando

Elfrid Payton will play for the Orlando Magic after being traded from the Philadelphia 76ers. The Louisiana-Lafayette player was a fantastic collegiate player and should have a stellar NBA career. Check out B/R's NBA analysts grade Payton to the Orlando Magic. Read more NBA news on

Dario Saric Drafted by Orlando Magic: Latest News, Reaction and Analysis

Dario Saric remained in the 2014 NBA draft after withdrawing last year, and now he is tabbed to be a franchise-changing force in the future for Philadelphia 76ers. Saric was selected by the Orlando at No. 12 overall. However, Saric is...Show More Summary

Magic NBA Draft 2014: Grading Aaron Gordon to Orlando

Aaron Gordon is a 6'9" forward who played his only season of college basketball at the University of Arizona. Gordon averaged 12.4 points and eight rebounds per game with the Wildcats as a freshman. Watch B/R's NBA draft analysts as they break down what Gordon will bring to the NBA. Read more NBA news on

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