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2dKevin Pelton

Pelton's Trade Grades: Napier to Orlando

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.

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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)

Shabazz Napier traded to Magic (3:09)

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)

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London to host Magic-Raptors game in January

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.

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8dZach Lowe

Grantland: The good, the bad and the Tobias

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.

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)

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Vucevic on Team World roster in Africa

Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic will play for Team World in the NBA's first-ever exhibition game in Africa next month.

Orlando Has Versatility and Athleticism

The Magic have talent at every position, allowing Scott Skiles a lot of lineup options. The Magic should be much improved on the defensive end this season. Doolittle: Ranking young cores (Insider)

Watson Brings Versatility To Magic

C.J. Watson is more than just a competent three-point shooter. He can also defend both guard positions, giving Orlando some lineup flexibility. Best point guard signings (Insider)

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Aaron Gordon has surgery on broken jaw

The Magic's second-year forward broke his jaw "horsing around" with his brother, but isn't expected to miss any of the regular season.

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Aaron Gordon breaks jaw

Magic forward Aaron Gordon underwent surgery to repair a fractured jaw earlier this week, the team announced today. Gordon, who missed 35 games last season, is expected to be ready for the start of the regular season.

Ultimate Standings fan ballot

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2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game95.725th
Rebounds Per Game41.825th
Assists Per Game20.623rd
Points Allowed101.423rd

Team History