#The Orlando Magic

How Many Wins Keep Lillard Happy At The Deadline?

I just want to preface this by saying no one but Damian Lillard knows what Damian Lillard is thinking. The Portland Trail Blazers are about to gear up for another season. And unlike the previous nine, the long-term future of their All-NBA point guard is tentative, at best. Yes, I know Damian Lillard posted his love for the city of Portland on Instagram last week, and that’s great. But even the most ardent fans need to understand that he’s not going to serve out the length of his contract if this team remains middle of the road.
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3 Potential Late-Offseason Landing Spots For James Ennis

The offseason in the NBA is getting late very quickly. The free agency period was highly entertaining, and there were plenty of big-name stars that changed teams. Now, teams will have to look for those under-the-radar options that are available left in free agency. One name to keep an eye...

Denver Nuggets Had Little Choice But to Throw $92 Million at Aaron Gordon

The initial reaction to Aaron Gordon signing a four-year, $92 million extension to remain with the Denver Nuggets was that the Nuggets dramatically overpaid. Gordon isn’t their best player. He’s not their second- or third-best player, either. But when one takes a step back to look at the deal from a broader perspective, it’s a contract that made sense for Denver.

Aaron Gordon’s new contract was not a price Orlando Magic could pay

There were two immediate reactions that came up when reports broke that Aaron Gordon was signing a four-year, $92-million contract extension with the Denver Nuggets that will kick in after next season. The first: That is quite the jump from the four-year, $76-million he signed with the Orlando Magic three...

Josh Giddey told his agent to make sure the Thunder drafted him

Stuck in his room during the G League bubble in February, Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti turned on the film of draft prospect Josh Giddey. The 6-foot-9 pass-first wing in Australia was dazzling with his dimes, posting triple-doubles, and recording well-rounded averages to the tune of 10.8 points, 7.4 rebounds and 7.4 assists per game.

Shannon Sharpe Thinks Kevin Durant And LeBron James Would Be A Better Duo Than Michael Jordan And Shaquille O'Neal: “They’ll Play Off Each Other, And It Really Doesn’t Matter”

Recently, there has been a lot of debate surrounding Michael Jordan and Shaquille O'Neal. Two players who dominated their respective eras, Jordan and Shaq have faced off against each other before and played under the Phil Jackson and three-peated. In fact, Jordan and Shaq are the only two players in...

Orlando Magic: They won every major trade last season

In order to understand the current trajectory of the Orlando Magic, we need to look back into the not too distant past of last season. The organization had appeared in back-to-back postseasons, and although they exited in the first round on both occasions, they had a group that was capable of getting back there and being even more difficult to beat.

2 hyperbolic trades the Magic need to make right now

The Orlando Magic have not won a playoff series since the 2009-10 season. On top of that, they haven’t had a season with a record over .500 since the 2011-12 campaign. Even worse than that, it seems like the rebuilding process they have been through does not make any particular sense, with players who were supposed to be cornerstones of the franchise either leaving or being traded away.