Orlando Magic

Max Kappel - Dec 21, 2022

Expected to at least be in the running for the playoffs, the Toronto Raptors are 13-17 and tenth in the East. They’re surprisingly just six games ahead of last place Charlotte, and they’ve had a multitude of injuries and dysfunctionality in the young season. They are not an unskilled team, but they currently are a […]


Mo Bamba
Orange Gildersleeve - Jun 30, 2022

Mo Bamba signed with the Orlando Magic on Thursday. The two sides agreed to a 2-year contract worth $21 million, or $10.5 million per season. This contract ties him down through the 2023-24 season. Mo Bamba Signs With the Orlando Magic Over his 4-year NBA career, Mo Bamba has only played for the Orlando Magic. […]

The 2022 NBA Draft took place on Thursday night and like always it was a lot of fun. There were a lot less trades at the top than everyone expected but nevertheless it was very intriguing. Not many teams did poorly which is why you are going to see more much winners than losers here. […]

Last year, the Minnesota Timberwolves ended 23-49. This year they finished 7th in the West at 46-36. The Memphis Grizzlies also went from the 8th seed to the 2nd seed in one year. It feels that every year young teams are stepping up and becoming playoff contenders. With the regular season being over, it’s time […]

Dylan Guest, Editor - Apr 14, 2022

With the regular season now over, the league’s five most struggling teams of this season, the Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, and Detroit Pistons, will certainly be looking for improvement. With that being said, the upcoming 2022 NBA Draft will likely be these teams’ primary focus. Adding a young building block isn’t the only way to […]

Kyrie Irving of the Brooklyn Nets
Jonah Freelander - Mar 25, 2022

Kyrie Irving can play in Brooklyn Nets home games now that NYC Mayor Eric Adams has lifted the vaccine mandate for private employers in the city.  This Sunday, Irving will make his Barclays Center season debut against the Charlotte Hornets. Sunday’s game will be the Nets’ 75th game of the season. It will also be […]

Jonah Freelander - Mar 8, 2022

What a wild weekend in the NBA! Last week, all eyes were on Ja Morant and his mystifying talent keeping the Memphis Grizzlies firmly entrenched as a top-4 seed in the Western Conference. There’s more parity and young talent in the league now than there’s been in 20 years. With five weeks to play in […]

NBA Hot and Not
Luke Anton - Jan 15, 2022

The wintry dog days of the 2021-22 NBA regular season have arrived. We are officially halfway through the season with every team reaching the 41-game mark, save for the Toronto Raptors, Denver Nuggets and Chicago Bulls. The All-Star Game is near (Feb. 20th) and more and more blowouts are occurring on a nightly basis. Halfway […]

Dylan Guest, Editor - Nov 17, 2021

The Orlando Magic are 3-11. That’s not good by any means, but it’s expected. The team is full of young players, and their main veterans include Terrence Ross, Gary Harris, and Robin Lopez. Those are role players on contending teams. With that being said, the team’s young core looks very promising. New head coach Jamahl Mosley is aware […]

Mac Smith - Oct 20, 2021

This is the second half of my October 20 NBA predictions. The early games can be found here. The interesting late games include 76ers vs Pelicans, Kings vs Trail Blazers, and the ESPN game of Nuggets vs Suns. Both the Nuggets and the Suns are championship contenders, so it should be a good early season […]

Shreyas Kar - Oct 11, 2021

Once again, the Orlando Magic failed to make the postseason, as they had a 21-51 record, good enough for 14th in the conference. It’s clear what direction they’re headed in, but will their plan work? What should be expected from the Magic this season? Orlando Magic 2021-2022 Season Preview Offseason Changes After trading their best […]

J.J. Redick is retiring after a memorable NBA career. The 37-year old guard leaves the game as one of the best three-point shooters in league history. There are plenty of teams in the NBA that could use the services of a historic sharpshooter like Redick. However, the 15-year veteran who had expressed a desire to […]

Lawrence George - Sep 14, 2021

The Southeast Division is set for a shakeup after moves made during the NBA offseason. The Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic, and Washington Wizards will battle it out, jockeying for playoff position. NBA 2021-22 Win/Loss Totals (Over/Under) SOUTHEAST DIVISIONAtlanta Hawks 46.5Charlotte Hornets 38.5Miami Heat 48.5Orlando Magic 22.5Washington Wizards 34.5 — The Front […]

Jalen Suggs of the Orlando Magic
Lawrence George - Aug 1, 2021

The Orlando Magic entered the 2021 NBA Draft in a tough spot with picks five and eight. This was seen as a top-heavy draft with picks one to four considered the creme-de-la-creme in this class. The Toronto Raptors made a surprise choice, gifting Orlando one of the best prospects in this class. 2021 NBA Draft: Orlando […]

Keith Watkins - Jun 24, 2021

The ping-pong balls have fallen in favor of the Detroit Pistons, and they are the winners of the 2021 NBA Draft Lottery. After enduring a tough couple of seasons, the lottery gods have offered Detroit a glimmer of hope with the first selection in this year’s upcoming draft. With the draft order finally set, here […]

The Orlando Magic need to free Mo Bamba
Cameron Cornell - Apr 25, 2021

Besides being the name of a popular song, Mo Bamba was once a highly skilled prospect out of Texas. The Orlando Magic selected the center with the sixth overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. Three years later the Magic still really don’t know what they have in Bamba. Now that the Magic are in […]



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Kayla Fonte - Apr 25, 2021

The NBA trade deadline is less than two weeks away, and the Toronto Raptors are expected to make a splash. The underperforming team is currently holding a 22-28 record, placing them 12th in the East. Numerous rumors are swirling about potential moves they might make to get back on track, with three players at the […]

NBA resurgence of Zion Williamson
Tre Rowbotham - Apr 25, 2021

The NBA All-Star starters were announced Thursday night on TNT. As with any balloting process, there were a couple of surprising names that flashed on the screen. Naturally, that means there were also a few snubs as well. Let’s see how the teams are looking so far. NBA All-Star Starters Reaction: How Is Zion Williamson […]

Tre Rowbotham - Apr 25, 2021

The Los Angeles Lakers have been living in mediocrity once again this season. Since winning the NBA Finals in the Orlando bubble, the Lakers have been mired by injuries to a slew of stars and role players alike. This season has been no different. LeBron James has taken it upon himself to carry the team. […]

Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons meet again
Adeniyi Pelumijoel - Apr 25, 2021

This is going to be interesting! The upcoming Wednesday night clash between two major powerhouses in the Eastern Conferences is gathering a great deal of attention. And now—for some memorable reasons—is already termed to be more than just a match-up. Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid will be creating the extra storyline when Brooklyn Nets and […]

Chris Paul is getting back to himself as Devin Booker is healing up for the Phoenix Suns
Tre Rowbotham - Apr 25, 2021

Something has been brewing in Phoenix over the past few months. Ever since the Mavericks blasted the Suns in an embarrassing game seven display, Phoenix hasn’t looked quite right. Jae Crowder demanded a trade, Deandre Ayton tried to leave in free agency, and Devin Booker, Cam Johnson, and Chris Paul have been sidelined for extended […]

Rui Hachimura headed to the Los Angeles Lakers
Jordan Pagkalinawan - Apr 25, 2021

After months of speculation, it finally happened. The Los Angeles Lakers made an in-season trade for someone that is not a 6’3” guard. LA is finalizing a deal to send point guard Kendrick Nunn and three future second-round picks to the Washington Wizards in exchange for forward Rui Hachimura, as first reported by Shams Charania. […]

Tre Rowbotham - Apr 25, 2021

After a 10-13 start to the season, the New York Knicks were staring down the barrel of another losing season. Since then, the Knicks have gone 15-8 and are looking like sudden playoff contenders in the Eastern Conference. What changed? Julius Randle decided to start playing like an All-Star again. Julius Randle’s All-Star Play Has […]

Jon Lee - Apr 25, 2021

The LA Clippers fell 126-103 to the Utah Jazz, placing them in the 8th seed. Superstar wings Kawhi Leonard and Paul George did not suit up as it was the second leg of a back-to-back. The team has dropped eight of its last nine. And with a little under half the season remaining, it does […]