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Orlando Magic Season Preview: Trying to Finish the Endless Rebuilding Era

Posted on 4 Sep, 2016, by in NBA

It seems that the Orlando Magic have been rebuilding since Dwight Howard left the team four years ago. This season, with Serge Ibaka arriving alongside Bismack Biyombo and Jeff Green, joining the likes of Evan Fournier and Elfrid Payton, the goal has to be about more than improving on the win column. More

Orlando Magic – Elfrid Payton Throws Consecutive Air Balls From the Line

Posted on 4 Dec, 2014, by in NBA

One of the more humiliating things that can happen to an NBA player is throwing a free throw air ball. Elfrid Payton, the Orlando Magic rookie who has been picking up a lot of compliments this season, managed to do it twice in a row. More

7 Best NBA Rookies After the First Month of the Season

Posted on 3 Dec, 2014, by in Featured, NBA

There are no superstar rookies in the 2014-2015 NBA Season, but quite a few guys who can become All-Stars in a few years. Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins will battle each other for rookie of the year, but the surprising Bojan Bogdanovic from the Brooklyn Nets is also worth following. More

Miami Heat – Chris Bosh & Luol Deng Look Great in Preseason Debut

Posted on 8 Oct, 2014, by in NBA

A new era for the Miami Heat began with a preseason loss to the Orlando Magic, but the ability of Chris Bosh and Luol Deng (not so much Dwyane Wade at this point) was more than pleasing, as the ghost of LeBron James hovered in the arena. More

Trades Leading to & During the 2014 NBA Draft

Posted on 27 Jun, 2014, by in NBA

The big trades involving players took place a day before the draft, as the Houston Rockets sent Omer Asik to the New Orleans Pelicans for a future first round selection and a six player deal between the New York Knicks and the Dallas Mavericks was headlined by Tyson Chandler and Jose Calderon switching places. More

NBA Rumors – Boston Celtics Trying to Trade Rajon Rondo to the Sacramento Kings

Posted on 26 Jun, 2014, by in NBA

The rumors surrounding the impeding departure of Rajon Rondo from the Boston Celtics via trade have been going on for years, but maybe there’s a bit more seriousness to them this time, as the efforts to rebuild might send the point guard for the 8th overall pick the Sacramento Kings have, which will then lead the Celtics to draft Marcus Smart or Elfrid Payton with one of their two first round picks. More