Orlando Magic

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 […]

Of the numerous blockbuster trades, one of the biggest stems around the Orland Magic sending Aaron Gordon to the Denver Nuggets.

After one of the most exhilarating NBA Trade Deadline days in recent memory, it’s time to sort out some of what just happened. One of the day’s biggest blockbuster trades stems around the Orland Magic sending Aaron Gordon to the Denver Nuggets. The Magic will receive Gary Harris, R.J. Hampton, and a first-round pick in […]

The Orlando Magic have traded Nikola Vucevic and Al-Farouq Aminu to the Chicago Bulls for Otto Porter, Wendell Carter, and two draft picks.

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Orlando Magic have traded Nikola Vucevic and Al-Farouq Aminu to the Chicago Bulls for Otto Porter, Wendell Carter Jr., and two first-round picks. The Bulls are sending the Magic 2021 and 2023 first-round picks in the deal, sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 25, 2021 This blockbuster trade sent […]

Dylan Guest, Editor - Mar 16, 2021

According to multiple reports, a few teams across the league are gauging the trade value of Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon. It has always seemed as if Gordon has not lived up to his potential, but he’s still a solid starter in today’s league. His athleticism and all-around game make him a great piece to have […]

Dylan Guest, Editor - Feb 27, 2021

The NBA trade deadline is a month away. Rumors have already been swirling, and more will certainly come out of the league’s upcoming All-Star Break. Trade season is always one of the most exciting times, not just because of the actual trades, but the ideas that come out of it. With that being said, here […]

Adam Carrara - Feb 3, 2021

Trade Ideas for the Orlando Magic The Orlando Magic have developed a habit of doing this. They start the season surprisingly hot, sitting amongst the top four seeds in the Eastern Conference. This start is then immediately canceled out by a dramatic fall off, leaving the team around .500 for the last two months of […]

Magic's hot start
David Knight, Editor - Jan 6, 2021

The Orlando Magic have been in a similar situation each of the past two seasons.  They have finished around the .500 mark, won their first playoff game and then been eliminated shortly after that by a higher seeded team. This season they are looking to take the next step forward and become a real factor […]

Dylan Guest, Editor - Sep 15, 2020

The Orlando Magic have been cemented in mediocrity over the past couple of seasons. They have a roster capable of making the playoffs in the Eastern Conference, but nothing more. This season was yet another indication. Orlando made the playoffs as the eighth seed and bowed out four games to one to the Milwaukee Bucks. […]

Milwaukee Bucks
Dylan Guest, Editor - Aug 30, 2020

The Milwaukee Bucks are moving on to the Eastern Conference semi-finals after a 4-1 first-round series victory over the Orlando Magic. Although the Magic made things interesting with their first game upset, the Bucks straightened out quickly and dominated the remainder of the series. Recapping the Milwaukee Bucks vs Orlando Magic Playoff Series First Game […]

NBA Playoffs Preview
Dylan Guest, Editor - Aug 16, 2020

Last Word on Pro Basketball is giving you an NBA Playoffs preview for each series as it begins inside the bubble. The Milwaukee Bucks and Orlando Magic will begin their first-round matchup on Tuesday. The Bucks finished as the top seed in the East with the best record in the NBA at 56-17. On the […]

Adam Zigner - Aug 4, 2020

Heading into another day with a full NBA bubble slate Last Word on Hoops NBA Gambling picks are looking to give you some winners today. Yesterday’s picks went 2-1 and ended up winning .86 Units. We also hit our first Bonus Parlay to win three units. Hopefully, today’s NBA gambling picks will bring you more […]

Orlando Magic Contenders or Pretenders

Despite the Orlando Magic and their record, they picked up some heat before the COVID-19 pandemic put the sports world to a halt. With the bubble set to begin today, it is time to analyze the host team as a contender or pretender. Will home-court advantage at Disney World benefit the Magic despite no fans […]

Adam Zigner - Jul 31, 2020

With the NBA set to return, in full, tonight, let’s take a look at some of the NBA picks for July 31st. July 31st NBA Betting Picks Boston Celtics (+5) vs Milwaukee Bucks (-114) This has all the makings of a potential Eastern Conference Finals matchup. The season series is split 1-1. The Boston Celtics’ […]

Bill Huan - Jul 1, 2020

Every team that has been invited to participate in the NBA’s resumption of play has been impacted by the season’s suspension. Today we take a closer look at the teams in the Southeast Division. How the Southeast Division has been Affected by the NBA Suspension Miami Heat Erik Spoelstra’s squad definitely benefits from the season’s […]

win-win NBA Trades
Dylan Guest, Editor - May 15, 2020

Whether the NBA season will continue or not is up in the air, but with that being said the offseason is still coming up. This means the draft, free agency, and of course, trades. Win-win NBA trades seem to be rare, however. The league finally has more parity than recent years, which means plenty of […]

Orlando Magic
Adam Lowenstein - Apr 9, 2020

The beginning of the 2010s for the Orlando Magic was near the end of the Dwight Howard era. After Howard’s departure in 2012, Orlando went through some down seasons. The Magic missed six consecutive postseasons under four different coaches. Then, when Steve Clifford took over in 2018, the 2018-19 Magic bounced back to make the team’s […]

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Dominic Catapano - Apr 9, 2020

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Jonathan Simmons - Apr 9, 2020

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Donald Stewart - Apr 9, 2020

Despite franchise superstar Damian Lillard having an MVP-caliber year, it’s made little difference to the Portland Trailblazers in the standings. Currently, they sit 13th in the West, only one spot above the tanking Spurs, and almost certainly out of the play-in race. It’s hard to believe considering the season Lillard has produced for the Blazers. […]

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Ryan Shafer - Apr 9, 2020

It’s Sunday night. The final games from the first weekend are tipping off. And once again, I find myself reflecting on one of the best weekends of the sports year. The first four days of the NCAA tournament are like none other. Upsets, heartbreak, bracket busters galore. Despite the greatness of the tournament, there is […]

NBA trading cards
Michael Kovacs, ADMIN - Apr 9, 2020

As the popularity of basketball continues to grow, so does the demand for basketball cards, especially rookie cards of NBA players. These cards have become a hot commodity in the sports memorabilia market, with some rare cards fetching millions of dollars at auction. In this article, we will take a look at 10 of the […]

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Reese Kunz - Apr 9, 2020

The Los Angeles Lakers have new and exciting energy surrounding their team following their trade deadline acquisitions. Even with LeBron James out with a foot injury, the Lakers have been playing better as a unit and have much more roster depth than before. This article will analyze why their current pieces are a better fit and provide […]

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Kayla Fonte - Apr 9, 2020

With just a couple of weeks left in the 2022-23 NBA season, the finalists for Most Valuable Player are becoming clear. At the top of that list is Nikola Jokic, who is looking to become the fourth player in league history to three-peat as MVP. Why Nikola Jokic Will Win MVP Jokic has been ranked […]

Zach Edey leads Purdue into the Big Ten Tournament.

It’s here!! At the heels of one of the craziest and most unpredictable seasons ever, the tournament is upon us. This year’s East Regional will be held in the world’s most famous arena, the mecca of college basketball, aka Madison Square Garden. Fittingly this region is filled with a lot of intrigue. Some blue bloods, […]