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OTD: Grant Hill traded to Magic
Fifteen years ago today, Grant Hill was traded to Orlando as part of a sign-and-trade deal that gave him a 7-yr/$93M contract. Thanks to injuries, Hill was limited to 200 games over those 7 seasons.
Tobias Harris resigned with the Magic, but can he lead the team to the postseason for the first time since 2011-12?
The Magic's Tobias Harris talks with Scoop Jackson about his new big contract and the big expectations that go along with it.
Hezonja faces large learning curve
Orlando Magic small forward Mario Hezonja has plenty of natural skills. He needs to learn how and when to best use them. Most NBA-ready rookies (Insider)
Karl-Anthony Towns will be a solid starter right away, while it might take longer for fellow rooks D'Angelo Russell and Emmanuel Mudiay, according to Amin Elhassan's Rookie Readiness Scale.
Nikola Vucevic spoke with reporters about his experience so far in Africa this offseason, as well as his expectations for Orlando's upcoming season.
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The former Bucks and Sonics big man has shaken off struggles to create an 'excellent situation' for himself.
If this is all for show, it's a really good show.
The Miami Heat gave up on Shabazz Napier to open a roster spot and save money, while Orlando should be happy to have added a promising shooter to back up Elfrid Payton.
Grading the Shabazz Napier trade
ESPN's Kevin Pelton gave Orlando an A for acquiring the former Heat guard. His review from a Miami standpoint side was less favorable. The grades (Insider)
The Orlando Magic have agreed in principle to acquire point guard Shabazz Napier from the Miami Heat, sources told ESPN.com.
Former Magic coach Richie Adubato reflects on his time coaching Becky Hammon in the WNBA.
The Erie BayHawks, Orlando's D-League affiliate, have scheduled upcoming tryouts in November.
No chance to shine for rookie Hezonja
Mario Hezonja hit a game-winner in his first game for Orlando, then missed most of summer league due to injury. At 20 years old, Hezonja isn't expected to make an immediate splash. NBA rookie watch (Insider)
The Orlando Magic and Toronto Raptors will play at O2 Arena in London on Jan. 14 -- the sixth NBA regular-season game to be held in the British capital.
Is there any real truth to the good stats/bad team thing in the NBA? The Magic, who just made a big investment in Tobias Harris, will soon find out.
Orlando has added Keith Appling to its training camp roster.
Offseason Hinges On Scott Skiles
By hiring Skiles, the Magic have decided to compete whether their young core is ready or not, writes Kevin Pelton. The successes of this year's offseason will depend on Skiles' ability to turn the young talent into a winning unit. Eastern Conference grades (Insider)