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NBA Draft 2021: James Bouknight Scouting Report

Aaron breaks down Bouknight’s game and makes a case for the Magic drafting the wing scorer - Read More

Notable second-round picks who contributed for Magic

The Orlando Magic are the only team currently with two top-10 picks in this month’s NBA Draft, but that’s not the club’s only picks. The Magic are also selected to pick in the second round with... - Read More

NBA Draft 2021: Evan Mobley Scouting Report

Aaron breaks down Mobley’s game and makes a case for the Magic drafting the versatile big - Read More

Report: Jamahl Mosley to be hired as head coach of the Orlando Magic

The Magic’s coaching search is over - Read More

Report: Jamahl Mosley the "frontrunner" to be next Orlando Magic head coach

Woj reported that the Magic are "closing in" on the Mavs assistant coach - Read More

Report: Kenny Atkinson nearing deal to be Warriors’ lead assistant coach

The Magic’s coaching search continues... - Read More

NBA Draft 2021: Jalen Suggs Scouting Report

Aaron breaks down Suggs’ game and makes a case for the Magic drafting the versatile guard - Read More

Timing was off for Penny Hardaway and the Orlando Magic

Penny might have been a good fit in many ways, but now was not the time - Read More

Penny Hardaway to remain at Memphis after interviewing with Orlando Magic

Maybe someday - Read More

Winners and losers, Part IV: Chuma Okeke, Wendell Carter Jr., and a dash of positivity

Let’s close out this look back on the disastrous 2020-2021 Magic season with some positivity - Read More

Report: Penny Hardaway interviewed for Orlando Magic head coaching job and is a "serious candidate"

Penny headed back to Orlando? - Read More

A look back on players selected No. 5 overall by Magic

The Orlando Magic will have two top-10 picks in this year’s NBA Draft. During Tuesday night’s NBA Draft lottery, Orlando received the fifth and eighth overall picks. The Magic have never had a No.... - Read More

Which schools have produced the most Magic draft picks?

On Tuesday night, the NBA Draft Lottery was held and the Orlando Magic learned that they have the fifth and eighth overall picks in the 2021 draft. As a team that went just 21-51, there are plenty... - Read More

Winners and Losers, Part III: Mo Bamba, Dwayne Bacon and the reality of rebuilding the Orlando Magic

The rebuild generated both blessings and blues by season’s end - Read More

Orlando Magic post-lottery mock draft round-up

Here’s who the experts have the Magic selecting with their two lottery picks - Read More

The Draft Lottery just another L for the Orlando Magic

Last night’s disappointment was a sharp reminder that it’s a long way back for the Magic - Read More

Orlando Magic get No. 5 and No. 8 picks in 2021 NBA Draft Lottery

Jeff Weltman looked like he was about to cry. - Read More

An open letter from Orlando Magic fans to the NBA Draft Lottery Gods: 2021 edition

The Magic desperately need a lucky bounce in Tuesday’s NBA Draft Lottery - Read More

NBA Draft 2021: Moses Moody Scouting Report

Aaron breaks down Moody’s game and makes a case for the Magic drafting the versatile wing - Read More

Was Cole Anthony really snubbed for the All-Rookie Team? Yup, here’s why...

The Magic’s rookie point guard claimed disrespect when his name was left off the All-Rookie teams. Here’s why he was right to do so - Read More

Winners and Losers, Part II: Orlando Magic injury clouds and silver linings

Although injuries rocked the Magic in 2021, a pair of late season peaks at least hint at some good to come - Read More

5 & 8? Who you got and other musings

Hi everyone, Great reading and debates going on with the draft discussion.  Thought I'd put a few questions out there and see what everyone thinks. Scenario: You are the GM and have complete say... - Read More

Cole Anthony unhappy about being snubbed for All-Rookie Team

"I ain’t even gone lie y’all are mad disrespectful" - Read More

NBA Draft 2021: Keon Johnson Scouting Report

Aaron breaks down Johnson’s game and makes a case for the Magic drafting the versatile wing - Read More

Winners and Losers: 2021 Orlando Magic Edition, Part I

Who (or what) stood out and shone? Who (or what) crashed and burned? - Read More

Report: Orlando Magic to interview Jason Kidd for head coach position

The Hall of Fame point guard and Lakers assistant spent five seasons as a head coach - Read More

NBA Draft 2021: Franz Wagner Scouting Report

Aaron breaks down Wagner’s game and makes a case for the Magic drafting the versatile forward - Read More

Report: Becky Hammon to interview for Orlando Magic head coaching job

Hammon is looking to become the first full-time female head coach in NBA history - Read More

NBA Draft 2021: Scottie Barnes Scouting Report

Aaron breaks down Barnes’ game and makes a case for the Magic drafting the versatile forward - Read More

Many Magic fans want Penny Hardaway to be the team’s next head coach. How realistic is it? - Read More

Twitter reacts to Steve Clifford parting ways with the Orlando Magic

As always, the tweets speak for themselves - Read More

Steve Clifford and Orlando Magic mutually agree to part ways

Clifford went 96-131 in three seasons with Orlando - Read More

Reacts: Imaging a full-capacity crowd in Orlando watching an exciting, young Magic team

Good days, and full crowds, are coming to Amway Center - Read More

SB Nation Reacts: Orlando’s intriguing rookie crop and potential defensive difference-maker

The Magic won’t win any end of season awards this year, but consideration of their contenders offers some hope for the future - Read More

SB Nation Reacts: When might the Magic again rise to relevance?

Improved draft lottery odds and the Knicks’ recent ascendance bring Orlando’s future into focus - Read More

Sixers 128, Magic 117: Magic lose, Thunder win, Orlando finishes with third-worst record

Next stop: the NBA Draft Lottery - Read More

Every NBA Team's Player Most Likely to Be Traded This Summer

From the blindingly obvious trade candidacy of the Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons to the by-default status enjoyed by the Golden State Warriors' Andrew Wiggins, every NBA team has a player it's more likely to trade than anyone else on its roster... - Read More

Power Ranking Every NBA Team's 3-Year Window

Life in the  NBA  moves quickly, as teams are often a season away from losing their key players to free agency. Teams who few believe in now could also be on the verge of becoming contenders... - Read More

Ranking the Top 15 Guards in 2021 NBA Free Agency

Just a couple of weeks shy of the official start of the  NBA 's 2021 free-agency period on August 2, there's still time to dive into this offseason's class of potential difference-makers... - Read More

NBA Rumors: Scottie Barnes Interests Magic, Thunder with No. 5, 6 Picks in Draft

Two weeks away from the 2021 NBA draft, Florida State forward Scottie Barnes is a prospect who is reportedly moving up team's boards.  Per The Ringer's Read More

2021 NBA Draft Buzz: Sources Say Scottie Barnes Could Go Top 5

Love for  Scottie Barnes  has snowballed to the point scouts and executives expect he's going in the top five of the  NBA  draft.   Sources tell Bleacher Report the Orlando Magic are a good possibility for Barnes at No... - Read More

NBA, NBPA Reportedly Agree to Extend Play-in Tournament Through 2021-22 Season

The NBA postseason play-in tournament will reportedly remain in place for at least one more season. According to ESPN's Read More

The 10 Best Easter Eggs in 'Space Jam: A New Legacy'

After years of rumors and months of buildup,  Space Jam: A New Legacy  is finally here. And it's just as wild as you'd expect. There's LeBron James in the role of Michael Jordan from the original... - Read More

Every NBA Team's Toughest Decision This Offseason

Nothing about working in an  NBA  front office is easy, although some decisions are more difficult than others... - Read More

Ranking the Best NBA Finals MVPs Since 2000

Winning a single championship instantly puts  NBA  players in an exclusive club. However, the 2021 postseason will crown only the 32nd NBA Finals MVP in league history.   During the last two decades, that number hasn't exactly been soaring... - Read More

NBA Draft Big Board: Updated Top 60 Prospects

After the NBA combine, workouts and more intel gathering, Bleacher Report's big board received an update and some noteworthy changes.   Moves were made as high as No. 5... - Read More

NBA League Insiders Expect a Flurry of Sign-and-Trades This Summer

In a league in which superstar salaries have been skyrocketing and teams value every precious dollar under the tax apron, the excitement during this year's  NBA  free agency, which begins Aug... - Read More

BS Meter on Latest NBA Draft, Free-Agency and Offseason Rumors

Now that's more like it.   After an uncharacteristically long stretch of relative quiet, the  NBA 's rumor mill is heating back up in advance of the 2021 draft, free agency and the start of Trade Season: Summertime Edition... - Read More

1 Trade for Every NBA Team Not in the 2021 Finals

As the Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks tussle for an  NBA  title, the other 28 teams are busy building their blueprints for championship contention... - Read More

ESPN's NBA Basketball Power Index

ESPN's NBA Basketball Power Index (BPI) is a measure of team strength developed by the ESPN Analytics team. - Read More

ESPN's NBA BPI Playoff Odds

ESPN's NBA BPI Playoff Odds estimate the likelihood for each team to make the playoffs, win the NBA title and finish in the top three of the NBA lottery. - Read More

Basketball Hall of Fame: Everything you need to know about the Class of 2021

The Basketball Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2021. We have all the news and names you need, including Paul Pierce, Chris Bosh, Chris Webber and Ben Wallace. - Read More

NBA trade deadline: Aldridge joins loaded Nets squad

Miami added an All-Star while Toronto and New Orleans held on to their point guards. What's next? Get all the latest buzz from the NBA trade deadline. - Read More

Lakers legend Kobe Bryant: Remembrances and reaction

The NBA world remembers the life and legacy of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, who died Jan. 26, 2020. - Read More

NBA Finals 2021: Complete coverage of Suns vs. Bucks

Keep it here for all the news, intel, analysis and matchup info all postseason long. - Read More

What (and whom) the Pistons could get if they traded the No. 1 pick

Our expert panel put together trade proposals the Pistons would have to consider ahead of the 2021 NBA draft. - Read More

Mosley: Desire to get better key to Magic rebuild

Jamahl Mosley was formally introduced as coach of the Orlando Magic on Monday, his first time as an NBA coach. - Read More

Magic hire Mavs assistant Mosley as head coach

Jamahl Mosley has been named the new head coach of the Magic. The former Mavericks assistant has agreed to a four-year deal with Orlando, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. - Read More

Sources: Magic closing in on Mosley to be coach

The Magic are closing in on Mavericks assistant Jamahl Mosley and he has emerged as the strong front-runner to become the franchise's next head coach, sources told ESPN. - Read More

Hardaway staying at Memphis; to add Larry Brown

Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway announced Tuesday night he would remain with the Tigers instead of pursuing the Orlando Magic head-coaching vacancy, while sources confirmed to ESPN he's expected to hire Hall of Famer Larry Brown as an assistant coach. - Read More

How the Magic should approach the offseason

Orlando tore down its roster at the trade deadline. The process of building it up starts now. - Read More

Six NBA head-coaching jobs are available -- which one is the most attractive?

Add the Pelicans and Wizards to the list of franchises searching for a new head coach. - Read More

Clifford won't return as coach amid Magic rebuild

Steve Clifford, who coached the Orlando Magic to the playoffs in successive seasons prior to this year, had one year left on his deal but won't be returning in 2021-22 after reaching a "mutual decision" with the team. - Read More

Everything at stake on the last day of the NBA regular season

Here is what's on the line ahead of the league's regular-season finale. - Read More

Source: Ben Wallace part of '21 hoops HOF class

Former Detroit Pistons star center Ben Wallace will be inducted into the Class of 2021 for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, a source told ESPN's The Undefeated on Saturday. - Read More

NBA playoff watch: Sixers nab East's top seed; Wizards clinch play-in spot

The Wizards stayed alive for the No. 9 seed out East, while Philly clinched home-court advantage throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs. - Read More

NBA Power Rankings: The races and players we're watching closely in the final week

The races to stay out of the NBA's play-in tournament aren't the only battles that have our attention right now. - Read More