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Magic's next moves designed to keep Ibaka

Orlando Sentinal (brian schmitz) — Only in the NBA are you trying to persuade a player to stay before he has even joined your team and been issued a parking spot. Crazy, right? Yet make no mistake about it: The push to keep Serge...
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Can the Orlando Magic still attract marquee free agents?

Orlando Sentinal (Josh Robbins) — The Orlando Magic franchise once established itself as a prime destination for marquee free agents. In 1994, the Magic signed Horace Grant. In 2000, the team added Tracy McGrady and Grant Hill via...
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Evan Fournier will provide a case study in free agency

Orlando Sentinal (Josh Robbins) — No precedent exists for what the NBA soon will experience. A massive influx of revenue will inflate the salary cap to $94 million, leaving teams flush with cash for free agency. There's just one...
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Why Victor Oladipo became a fan favorite in Orlando

Orlando Sentinal (Josh Robbins) — No single play reveals more about Victor Oladipo than the final play of his Orlando Magic tenure. On April 8, the Magic hosted the Miami Heat in a game that some players would have considered...
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Orlando Magic intend to be 'aggressive' in crowded free-agent market

Orlando Sentinal (Josh Robbins) — Orlando Magic officials think they resolved two major roster deficiencies when they made their draft-night trade to acquire Serge Ibaka. They believe Ibaka gives the team the rim protector it has...
  • 3 days ago

Magic view Serge Ibaka as the rim protector and floor spacer they need

Orlando Sentinal (Josh Robbins) — Fans and national media reacted mercilessly to the draft-night trade between the Orlando Magic and the Oklahoma City Thunder that sent Serge Ibaka to the Magic for Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyasova...
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Ibaka trade tests Magic's credibility

Orlando Sentinal (brian schmitz) — GM Rob Hennigan looked more amused than annoyed when told his surprising draft-day trade was not so popular with Magic fans and many NBA media critics. The trade might have been shocking, but...
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Shot-blocker Ibaka just what Magic need

Orlando Sentinal (brian schmitz) — OK, now we're getting somewhere at last. The blocked shot is back for the first time since Dwight Howard left -- and so are the Magic, providing they stay hot this summer at the transaction...
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To Magic, Dwight Howard is like old girlfriend stalking you on Facebook

Orlando Sentinal (mike bianchi) — To the Orlando Magic, Dwight Howard must seem like the old girlfriend who dumped you years ago and now is hitting you up on Facebook to hook up again. At first, you get excited –- until you click...
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Rob Hennigan says Magic will remain 'active' in trade talks as draft approaches

Orlando Sentinal (Josh Robbins) — Magic general manager Rob Hennigan pledged his team will remain active in trade discussions before and during Thursday's NBA Draft. But it seems that potential trade target Jimmy Butler — an...
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Magic could target Henry Ellenson, Jakob Poeltl in NBA Draft

Orlando Sentinal (Josh Robbins) — The Orlando Magic hold the 11th, 41st and 47th picks in Thursday's 2016 NBA Draft. Who could the Magic consider at No. 11? One of the team's biggest weaknesses is a lack of rim protection....
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Magic should try to trade for Bulls' Jimmy Butler

Orlando Sentinal (Josh Robbins) — How do the Orlando Magic make the jump from perennial lottery team to Eastern Conference contender? They can start by calling the Chicago Bulls. The Magic should attempt to trade for swingman...
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NBA will hold moment of silence at Game 5 of The Finals due to Orlando shooting

Orlando Sentinal (Josh Robbins) — In recognition of the Orlando nightclub shooting that has killed at least 50 people and hurt 53 more , the NBA will hold a moment of silence prior to Game 5 of The Finals on Monday night in...
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Why Kevin Durant should sign with Orlando Magic

Orlando Sentinal (mike bianchi) — This message is for you, Kevin Durant. Before you make your free agent decision, do me a favor and just think about the Orlando Magic. No, really. Just give me a minute and let me explain. ...
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LeBron would be my top free agent, not Durant

Orlando Sentinal (brian schmitz) — The league's most-coveted free agent should not be the free agent gracing the top of the marquee. Kevin Durant is great and all, but if I could sign only one star this summer it would be ......
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Fox Sports Florida cuts ties to Emily Austen after she makes racist comments

Orlando Sentinal (Josh Robbins) — Fox Sports Florida's Emily Austen, who worked as a sideline reporter on Orlando Magic and Tampa Bay Rays broadcasts, has been taken off the air by the network after she made racist and insensitive...
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Adrian Griffin leaving Magic for Thunder

Orlando Sentinal (Josh Robbins) — The Orlando Magic suffered a blow to their assistant-coaching search Thursday, when Adrian Griffin reached a deal in principle with the Oklahoma City Thunder to become the Thunder's lead assistant...
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U.S. will hardly field Dream Team for Rio Olympics

Orlando Sentinal (brian schmitz) — This won't be a reincarnation of The Dream Team. It won't even be The First Team. Let's just call it The Not What It Seems Team. Our country will not be fielding its very best basketball...
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Magic need to fill vacancy at power forward

Orlando Sentinal (brian schmitz) — In the pursuit of a big forward to complement center Nik Vucevic, the Magic should be on Al Horford's crowded doorstep the minute free agency opens July 1. The line will be long. They might also...
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Blog Articles

NBA free agency 2016: Magic interested in Jamal Crawford, according to report

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Zach Oliver) — A report indicates that the Magic have interest in the three-time Sixth Man of the Year. As NBA free agency draws closer and closer, rumors begin to swirl about teams and who they're planning...
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NBA Free Agency 2016: Magic extend qualifying offer to Dewayne Dedmon

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Zach Oliver) — The Magic have extended a qualifying offer to their reserve big man. Entering free agency for the first time in his short career, Dewayne Dedmon will be able to look at all his options, but...
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NBA Free Agency 2016: Magic won't extend qualifying offer to Andrew Nicholson, per report

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Zach Oliver) — The Magic's longest tenured player is likely on his way out the door. Andrew Nicholson's time with the Orlando Magic is likely coming to an end. According to ESPN's Zach Lowe, the Magic...
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Free agency preview: Shooting Guards

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Cory Hutson) — Just about every shooting guard available this summer is a question mark. Are there any out there who are the right fit for Orlando? It's been long-accepted that shooting guard is the weakest...
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Free agency preview: Point Guards

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Zach Oliver) — Point guard is pretty light this summer, but there are a few guys who could help the Magic. After sending shockwaves through the NBA with their draft night trade for Serge ibaka, the Orlando...
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Ending the Magic's Victor Oladipo era

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Will Ogburn) — Victor Oladipo's time in Orlando was full of trials and tribulations, but one thing was clear by the end. "I just want to thank the Orlando Magic organization for a great three years," said ...
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Grading the Magic's 2016 NBA Draft

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Will Ogburn) — Some teams build through the draft, and some through trades. After years of trying the old fashioned way, the Orlando Magic took at shot at trading the pick. The Orlando Magic ’s acquisition of...
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Magic receive mixed reactions for draft night moves

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Zach Oliver) — The grades were up and down, with some left puzzled by the Magic's moves. Following seemingly every major event in the NBA, pundits put out their list of grades to say how they felt as though...
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The Magic's depth chart post NBA Draft

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Zach Oliver) — The Magic made a big splash on draft night, moving a key piece while adding an impact veteran. The 2016 NBA Draft was an active one for the Orlando Magic . Holding the 11th pick, the Magic...
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Did the Magic make a good trading acquiring Serge Ibaka?

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Cory Hutson) — The Magic's blockbuster trade is complex is many ways, but the deal ultimately boils down to two questions: Who did they really give up, and who did they really get back? The biggest trade under...
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Serge Ibaka trade a calculated risk for the Magic

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Zach Oliver) — Adding Serge Ibaka is a risk that the Magic needed to take. Seconds after selecting Domantas Sabonis with the 11th overall pick, news began breaking that the Orlando Magic were trading...
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For Magic, Serge Ibaka's recent play could be cause for concern

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Evan Dunlap) — Ibaka's performance in recent years, though solid, isn't quite up to expectations. Did the Magic overpay in trading for the 26-year-old, or is there another explanation for his decline? Thursday...
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2016 NBA Draft: Magic trade 47th pick to Portland

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Will Ogburn) — The Magic opted to finish their draft off by moving the 47th pick. To cap off one of the most eventful drafts in recent history, the Orlando Magic traded the 47 th pick to Portland for $1.2...
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2016 NBA Draft: Orlando Magic select Stephen Zimmerman

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Zach Oliver) — The Magic continued to add to their front court in the the second round. The Orlando Magic have selected Stephen Zimmerman with the 41st pick in the 2016 NBA Draft . Zimmerman, 19, averaged...
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Magic officially acquire Serge Ibaka from Oklahoma City

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Zach Oliver) — The Magic made the trade that was previously reported earlier in the draft. The Orlando Magic have officially acquired Serge Ibaka from the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Victor...
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After Serge Ibaka trade, Magic gain rim protection and experience

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Will Ogburn) — If he can return to old form, the Magic may have found their missing piece Rim protection. The Magic searched for it for years, with the results ultimately being fruitless. At this year’s NBA...
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Magic trade Victor Oladipo, Sabonis to Thunder for Serge Ibaka, according to report

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Zach Oliver) — The Magic made a blockbuster deal acquiring Serge Ibaka from the Thunder. The Orlando Magic have traded the Victor Oladipo , Ersan Ilyasova and Domantas Sabonis, the 11th pick in the...
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2016 NBA Draft: Orlando Magic select Domantas Sabonis

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Zach Oliver) — The Magic added another young big man to their core in this years draft. The Orlando Magic have selected Domantas Sabonis with the 11th pick in the 2016 NBA Draft . Sabonis, the son of...
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Pinstriped Post Draft: Deluxe Edition v. 1000.4

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Cory Hutson) — NBA INSIDER Cory Hutson analyzes rosters, reads the tea leaves, and interviews important front office personnel to bring you the most comprehensive and accurate pre-draft predictions this side of...
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NBA Draft 2016: Complete coverage

SBN: Orlando Pinstriped Post (Evan Dunlap) — All of our updates from Draft night, all in one place. Less than a week after the Cleveland Cavaliers secured the NBA championship, the sports world returns its eyes to the Association on...
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