9:14 PM EDT, Mon June 18, 2018
9 hours ago

Orlando Magic hire new athletic training staff

The Orlando Magic added an important behind-the-scenes piece to their puzzle, announcing the hiring of their new training staff under David Tenney. The Orlando Magic announced they have hired new members of their basketball operations department, adding a new training staff to the organization. The team had previously let go of much of its training […] Orlando Magic hire new athletic training staff - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
10 hours ago

Orlando Magic Daily’s Final NBA Draft Big Board

The NBA Draft is Thursday. The Orlando Magic have the sixth pick. Here is who they should consider. The top of the 2018 NBA Draft is deep with diverse talent. The quantity of likely starting-caliber big men raises concerns about those players’ future value as a surplus at that position already exists. But there is […] Orlando Magic Daily’s Final NBA Draft Big Board - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
18 hours ago

2018 Orlando Magic Draft Preview: Trae Young may be the answer to Orlando Magic’s star search

The Orlando Magic are in desperate need for a point guard, outside shooting and a star. Trae Young could mean the end for a long, arduous rebuild. Oklahoma Sooners’ guard Trae Young has the potential to transform a franchise. With his gaudy numbers with the Oklahoma Sooners, Young has become a favorite prospect among Orlando […] 2018 Orlando Magic Draft Preview: Trae Young may be the answer to Orlando Magic’s star search - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 17, 2018

Orlando Magic 2018 NBA Draft Preview: Where the Orlando Magic might target trades

The Orlando Magic have the sixth pick in the draft. But that is not all they are thinking. There are plenty of intriguing trade opportunities to explore. The NBA Draft is now a week away. Things are going to start moving quickly as teams finish their last workouts and get their last bits of information […] Orlando Magic 2018 NBA Draft Preview: Where the Orlando Magic might target trades - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 16, 2018

2018 Orlando Magic NBA Draft Preview: Bruce Brown Jr., rough around the edges

Bruce Brown Jr. clearly has a definable NBA skill in his defensive abilities. But there are a lot of rough edges he will have to smooth out to make it. The NBA can be a funny place. There is always a demand in the league for rookies to arrive with some NBA-ready skills. But there […] 2018 Orlando Magic NBA Draft Preview: Bruce Brown Jr., rough around the edges - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 16, 2018

Steve Clifford professes half-glass-full approach to Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic coach Steve Clifford is still getting a feel for his roster and his team. But he told the Doug Gottlieb Show he is optimistic. One of the big questions the media had for Steve Clifford when he arrived in Orlando was his thoughts on the roster. For much of the past four years, […] Steve Clifford professes half-glass-full approach to Orlando Magic - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 15, 2018

Wendell Carter Jr. wants to be a Renaissance man

Wendell Carter Jr. is wired differently. He nearly joined Harvard over Duke and he willingly sacrificed his stats for his team. Now he has to stand out. Wendell Carter Jr. was one of the most sought-after players in high school — ranked No. 7 by Scout. Before deciding on going to the Duke Blue Devils […] Wendell Carter Jr. wants to be a Renaissance man - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 15, 2018

2018 Orlando Magic NBA Draft Preview: The case for drafting Trae Young

The Orlando Magic need a player who they can build around. In today’s small-ball NBA, nobody in this draft fits that better than Oklahoma Sooners guard Trae Young. What do the Orlando Magic need more than anything? A star. Trae Young is just that. After years of missing the playoffs and high draft picks, the […] 2018 Orlando Magic NBA Draft Preview: The case for drafting Trae Young - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 14, 2018

2018 Orlando Magic NBA Draft Preview: Marvin Bagley’s promise and struggle

Marvin Bagley III may be one of the most talented and athletic players in this draft. But he struggled in some areas the NBA seems to require of its bigs. Marvin Bagley III’s work around the basket is hard to miss. He is a workhorse, hustling for rebounds and using his athleticism to work around […] 2018 Orlando Magic NBA Draft Preview: Marvin Bagley’s promise and struggle - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 14, 2018

Jonathon Simmons had wrist surgery after season ended

Orlando Magic guard Jonathon Simmons is sporting a cast this early offseason after he had surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right wrist in April. Jonathon Simmons usually stays fairly quiet on social media. He is not one to stick around Orlando and returns home to Houston for the summers to train and […] Jonathon Simmons had wrist surgery after season ended - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 13, 2018

2018 Orlando Magic NBA Draft Preview: Josh Okogie, from scorer to role player

Josh Okogie was a gifted scorer and an incredibly gifted athlete. The question for this guard is what he will do and how he fits in with the NBA. At the end of the day, basketball is about scoring. There are a whole lot of other things teams look at — physical attributes, speed and […] 2018 Orlando Magic NBA Draft Preview: Josh Okogie, from scorer to role player - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 13, 2018

Orlando Magic announce Summer League schedule, basketball is almost here

The Orlando Magic and the NBA announced its Summer League schedule as the team returns to Las Vegas for the first time since 2004. For those jonesing for basketball after the NBA Finals concluded, this July’s Summer League will have a lot of action for you. All 30 teams are headed to Las Vegas this […] Orlando Magic announce Summer League schedule, basketball is almost here - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 12, 2018

Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 88: Building culture, lessons learned from the Tampa Bay Lightning

The Orlando Magic are trying to build their culture — whatever that term means. They might look to the Tampa Bay Lightning for some lessons in doing so. When the Orlando Magic introduced Jeff Weltman as president of basketball operations, Weltman specifically pushed aside the term culture when asked about how he would rebuild the […] Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 88: Building culture, lessons learned from the Tampa Bay Lightning - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 11, 2018

The 2018 season left lots of lessons for the Orlando Magic

The Orlando Magic sat and watched the Playoffs yet again as they begin another long road back. The season provided lessons for the league’s direction. The Golden State Warriors left little doubt of the statement they were making throughout Game 4 of the NBA Finals. They raced out to a quick and seemingly decisive lead. […] The 2018 season left lots of lessons for the Orlando Magic - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 11, 2018

2018 Orlando Magic Draft Preview: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is an intriguing 6-foot-6 point guard prospect. He worked his way into the Kentucky Wildcats’ lineup and now into the Lottery. Former Kentucky Wildcats guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was the 35th-ranked player and the ninth-ranked point guard in the 2017 ESPN Top 100 recruits ranking. Hardly what anyone thought would become a Lottery pick […] 2018 Orlando Magic Draft Preview: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander - Orlando Magic Daily - Orlando Magic Daily - An Orlando Magic Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More