Orlando Magic sign Peyton Siva

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In an effort to continue to build a strong, young core, the Orlando Magic have agreed to a deal with former Louisville point-guard, Peyton Siva. Siva was drafted 56th overall by the Detroit Pistons in 2013, but fell short to really ever crack the Piston’s roster. Continue reading

Top five landing spots for Jameer Nelson

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Jameer Nelson was recently released by the Orlando Magic. Orlando was the only place Nelson ever called home in the NBA. The former Saint Joseph’s standout, and college AP player of the year (2003) was taken 20th overall, by the Denver Nuggets, in the 2004 NBA Draft. The Magic traded for Nelson before he ever had a chance to suit up for Denver, and the rest is history. Continue reading

Elfrid Payton impressive during Orlando Summer League

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The Magic’s newest point guard prospect, Elfrid Payton, has begun to make a name for himself, for the Magic, during Orlando’s Summer League, averaging 9.2 points, 5.2 rebounds, 7.0 assists, on 16-27 from the field over the course of five games. Payton’s minutes varied, depending on the game, but he looked very impressive when given steady playing time. Continue reading

Magic, shockingly, offer Ben Gordon $9 million deal

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I’m not totally sure what the Magic were thinking here, but Ben Gordon has reportedly agreed to a two-year deal, worth $9 million and will play for the Orlando Magic next season. The deal gives Orlando a team option after the first season, so Gordon may not make it to the 2015-16 season in a Magic uniform, but will be $4.5 million richer, whether or not he preforms well. Continue reading

Report: Magic have sights set on trio in free agency

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I know it’s early in the NBA’s Free Agency period. Today (July 1st) marked the start of free agency around the association and the Orlando Magic, while unlikely to make a huge splash, do have their sights set on a trio of players to bolster their lineup. Continue reading

Magic draft recap

2014 NBA Draft

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The 2014 NBA draft is in the books. This draft may go down as one of the best drafts of all-time. Names like Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, and Joel Embiid stole the show, but the depth seemed endless, and if you happen to believe the things that Jay Bilas says, then you probably believe that every prospect taken will eventually reach stardom in the NBA. Continue reading

Magic deal Arron Afflalo, net Evan Fournier

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The Orlando Magic had been looking for creative ways to trade up in the 2014 NBA Draft. 28-year old shooting guard, Arron Afflalo appeared to be their best trade chip, as the UCLA product put up great numbers last season, averaging 18.2 points, 3.4 assists, and 3.6 rebounds per contest over 73 games with the Magic. Continue reading