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Philip Rossman-Reich of Orlando Magic Daily analyzes the Orlando Magic every day on Locked On Magic. Get your daily Magic fix from the highs of chasing the Finals with Shaquille O'Neal and Penny Hardaway to the lows of the Dwight-mare and rebuild. Everything Orlando Magic is covered on Locked On Magic every day on the Locked On Podcast Network.

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Orlando Magic preseason takeaways
The preseason is over and we learned a lot about the Orlando Magic and who they might want to be.
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Ring the bell, the Orlando Magic have an identity
The Orlando Magic finished their preseason with a rousing effort and a win. The big takeaway is the team has the beginnings of their identity.
35 min
3
This Mo Bamba hits different
Mo Bamba is getting some real minutes and making the most of them. It is just preseason, but still this feels different.
30 min
4
Franz Wagner steps in for the Orlando Magic
Franz Wagner has had some preseason struggles, but his presence is vital to the Orlando Magic.
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Orlando Magic begin to make their identity
The Orlando Magic are turning toward the regular season and their key to success is emerging.
31 min
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Lineups and the Orlando Magic's place in the Ea...
It is time for another live mailbag. I answer questions about the Orlando Magic's lineup and one curious Golden State Warriors' fans thoughts on the Magic's place in the future of the East.
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Orlando Magic face adversity for the first time
The Orlando Magic struggled and fell flat in their second preseason outing, facing adversity and learning an important lesson in the process.
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Don't forget about Wendell Carter! How the Orla...
Wendell Carter has quietly become a forgotten prospect for the Orlando Magic. But he is already showing promising growth in his game.
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Orlando Magic are fun again
The Orlando Magic looked like they were having a lot of fun as they impressed in their preseason debut.
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For the first time... IT'S ORLANDO MAGIC GAMEDAY!
The Orlando Magic take the floor for the first time this preseason and we finally get to see what this team looks like.
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How the Orlando Magic will play
How the Orlando Magic will play is still a huge mystery entering the season. We try to break down how best to use their new roster.
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12
Orlando Magic bringing the energy
The Orlando Magic have emphasized energy early on in training camp and it is something that will be key to the team in general.
30 min
13
Ring the bell, Orlando Magic training camp has ...
The Orlando Magic are beginning to set their identity as they begin training camp and their focus is clearly on their defense.
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It's Orlando Magic Media Day!
Orlando Magic Media Day is here. The team lays out its goals for the season and the culture they want to build.
35 min
15
Jonathan Isaac and vaccine hesitancy -- GET THE...
Jonathan Isaac was quoted in a story expressing skepticism of the COVID vaccine.
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Training camp battles to watch
Training camp is around the corner as the Orlando Magic get to work next week. We review the training camp battles to watch and answer your questions in our live mailbag episode.
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17
No Pressure, Jalen Suggs
The Orlando Magic are hoping for big things from Jalen Suggs. And indeed, the rookie might set the team's culture from the start.
31 min
18
J.J. Redick, unsung hero
Orlando Magic legend J.J. Redick announced his retirement, completing an unlikely 15-year career in the NBA.
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Orlando Magic's proof of concept season
The Orlando Magic are not going to win many games this year. Rather they are looking for proof of concept that they are building and growing in the right direction.
33 min
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The foundations of team building
The Orlando Magic are starting from scratch on a decision that is looking more correct each day. But how they restart now will be key as they look to the future.
31 min
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Player comparisons for Magic's rookies and near...
As the Orlando Magic get set to rebuild, we take a look at who the Magic's rookies and near veterans compare to.
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What's next for Orlando Magic's sophomores?
The Orlando Magic have three promising second-year players who showed enough to merit further investment.
25 min
23
Ben Wallace, (Orlando Magic) Hall of Famer
Ben Wallace was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame this week, allowing us to reflect on his season with the team.
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24
Welcome Robin Lopez
Robin Lopez met with the media and explained his role, what he hopes to see from the Orlando Magic and his truce with STUFF.
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25
The case for the Magic hitting the over
The Orlando Magic are expected to be one of the worst teams in the league. But there is still plenty of reason to believe they can hit their over.
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An update on Jonathan Isaac
Jonathan Isaac spoke to the media and gave an update on his recovery, even if his return date is still vague.
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Terrence Ross a starter?
Everything should be under review for the Orlando Magic with a new coach. That includes considering moving Terrence Ross back into the starting lineup.
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Orlando Magic keep their shooting coach
Everyone knows the Orlando Magic have had issues with their shooting for several years. But keeping shooting coach Bruce Kreutzer is a good decision.
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Mohamed Bamba and the "motor" problem
A constant criticism has always existed for Orlando Magic center Mohamed Bamba. They claim he has a low motor. That does not exactly define itself as Bamba tries to redefine his career.
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Breaking down the Orlando Magic's schedule: Int...
We have had the Orlando Magic's schedule for a week. We break down the trouble spots and the big opportunity at the end.
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31
Magic will miss Michael Carter-Williams in camp
Michael Carter-Williams is out to start the season after a surgery to repair ligaments in his ankle. They will miss the veteran guard to start the season.
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What to do with all the Orlando Magic's cap room
The Orlando Magic have positioned themselves well with tons of cap room next summer. That will play a factor in how they play out this season.
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33
The Orlando Magic's schedule is out!
The Orlando Magic have their schedule and it is going to be a rough start for the team.
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Jalen Suggs, the leader
We wrap up Summer League with a look at which players might be in line for the Orlando Magic's two-way contract and how Jalen Suggs emerged as a leader.
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Orlando Magic shouldn't be afraid of the playof...
The Orlando Magic aren't likely to make the playoffs this year, but they should not be afraid of aiming high.
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The roster questions remaining for the Orlando ...
With Summer League over and free agency more or less completed, the Orlando Magic still have some long-term roster questions this season will answer.
25 min
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The foundation the Orlando Magic laid at Summer...
The Orlando Magic finished Summer League hoping they have left a foundation they can build on.
28 min
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Catching up on Summer League and the Jamahl Mos...
The Orlando Magic have had an interesting Summer League run that has revealed some of the way Jamahl Mosley plans to coach his team.
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Jalen Suggs Jalen Suggs Jalen Suggs
Jalen Suggs had a stellar Summer League debut, leading the Orlando Magic to an overtime win.
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Progress and improvement are Orlando Magic's Su...
The Orlando Magic begin their Summer League schedule Monday. But the overall goal is not wins, but progress and improvement through the week.
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Let's learn Jamahl Mosley's coachisms
The Orlando Magic started practice for Summer League in Las Vegas and we are getting our first glimpses of Jamahl Mosley as coach.
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42
Wendell Carter and the Magic's centers of atten...
The Orlando Magic made their first free agent signing, shoring up their center position with Robin Lopez. The position as a whole will present interesting dilemmas.
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43
Meet Jalen Suggs with Locked On Zags
The Orlando Magic have been predictably quiet in free agency, so we open the season with a chat with Locked On Zags' Steven Karr to learn more about Jalen Suggs.
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The Season Finale: Jalen Suggs is a big deal fo...
The Orlando Magic are turning the page to the 2022 season with a big deal on the roster in drafting Jalen Suggs.
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Jalen Suggs and Franz Wagner fit the culture
Jalen Suggs and Franz Wagner arrived in Orlando and it is clear they fit the culture the Magic are trying to build.
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Orlando Magic build their foundation with Jalen...
The Orlando Magic certainly feel fortunate to land a potential star in Jalen Suggs. But more importantly, they used their draft night to build their foundation.
29 min
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Orlando Magic Draft Day: Get the best players, ...
Draft day is finally here. The Orlando Magic will look to build their future and take the best player they can to start their rebuild.
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Orlando Magic's goal? Get the best players, duh
The Orlando Magic have one goal coming out of this draft: Grab the best players they can.
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Orlando Magic Draft: Fit has to matter a little
The Orlando Magic need talent first and foremost, but they also should consider fit as they make their selection on draft night.
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Orlando Magic sitting one week before the Draft
The Orlando Magic have a lot on the plate as they prepare for the NBA Draft next week.
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Orlando Magic NBA Draft preview with Aaron Gold...
The Orlando Magic have one week to go before the NBA Draft. We go over all the possibilities with Orlando Pinstriped Post's Aaron Goldstone.
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Jonathan Kuminga wants to be your star
Jonathan Kuminga worked out for the Orlando Magic and displayed a quiet confidence that he is indeed the star the team is looking for.
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The Orlando Magic's strategy at No. 5
The Orlando Magic will pick fifth, which leaves them in a tricky spot after the celebrated top four. We get into what the Magic's strategy and thought process should be.
27 min
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Orlando Magic players eager for a fresh look
The Orlando Magic are getting a fresh start with a new coach in Jamahl Mosley. And several players on the team need the new look.
28 min
55
Draft strategy and the Barnes/Kuminga debate
The Orlando Magic have two picks and that should set a clear strategy and thought process for them to follow during the draft.
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Jalen Green is a lot of what the Orlando Magic ...
As the Orlando Magic watch the NBA Finals, a scorer is a clear need for the team. It is easy to see why Jalen Green is such an exciting prospect.
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What's next for Jamahl Mosley and the Magic + J...
The Orlando Magic have their coach, so what comes next for Jamahl Mosley?
26 min
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Meet Jamahl Mosley
The Orlando Magic introduced Jamahl Mosley to the media on Monday as he gets set to begin rebuilding the Orlando Magic.
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Orlando Magic have their man: Jamahl Mosley
The Orlando Magic have hired Jamahl Mosley as the team's next head coach. We break down what he brings to the team.
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The Orlando Magic probably have a coach now
The Orlando Magic appear to be zeroing in on a new coach in Jamahl Mosley. For a team in need of player development, he fits the bill.
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Orlando Magic trading up options: Finding a fra...
The Orlando Magic will no doubt be trying to trade up in this draft. We look at the options to do so with the No. 4 pick Toronto Raptors.
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The Orlando Magic need shooting? Meet Corey Kis...
The Orlando Magic worked out Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert as he aims to show he is much more than a shooter.
26 min
63
Orlando Magic coaching search nears an end
The Orlando Magic have begun second round of interviews as their coaching search seems to have winnowed down and is beginning to wind down.
26 min
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The Orlando Magic definitely have a type
The Orlando Magic coaching search is entering a new phase and it is clear they have a type as their search continues.
32 min
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Staying home for the coaching search and Moses ...
With the LA Clippers eliminated, expect the Orlando Magic's coaching search to heat up. Plus I break down Moses Moody's draft prospects.
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Penny Hardaway has left the chat
After a few days of rumors bringing Anfernee Hardaway to the Orlando Magic, he has withdrawn from the coaching search.
28 min
67
The NBA Draft Combine Movers and Shakers
The NBA Draft Combine saw some players impress, other players confirm and others make their names.
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Penny Hardaway has entered the chat
The Orlando Magic's coaching search took a nostalgic turn as Penny Hardaway reportedly had a strong interview.
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Post-Lottery Therapy Sessions
The disappointment of the Draft Lottery is starting to wear off as the Orlando Magic focus on what comes next. We talk it out in this week's Spotify Green Room.
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Lottery disappointment, the Magic land fifth
The Orlando Magic bet on the NBA Draft Lottery and it disappointed them, handing them the fifth overall pick.
29 min
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3 final spins before the Lottery
It is NBA Draft Lottery day so we are taking our final spins of the Lottery to see what the Orlando Magic might do.
36 min
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Jeff Weltman in focus as the Draft Lottery nears
The Orlando Magic tore down their rebuild and Jeff Weltman got some kudos. Where does that leave him and the Magic this offseason?
35 min
73
Locked On NBA Mock Draft 3.0
It is almost Lottery time and so we review Locked On NBA Mock Draft 3.0.
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74
It has been a week (or two days)
It was a wild and newsworthy two days in the NBA. How the coaching changes and rumors flying around the league affect the Orlando Magic.
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What the Orlando Magic are looking for in their...
The Orlando Magic are starting to get a solid (public) list of coaching candidates and they all have one skill in common -- the ability to develop and motivate young players.
25 min
76
New Kidd in town?
The Orlando Magic coaching search continues with a report they will interview Jason Kidd. Plus which veterans will the Orlando Magic keep around?
34 min
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The early coaching tea leaves
It has been a week since the Orlando Magic coaching job hit the market and we are beginning to see some candidates take shape.
32 min
78
Waiting for the Draft Lottery
The Orlando Magic are waiting for the Draft Lottery to help them set their future and plan out their team for next year.
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Jalen Green or Evan Mobley, it's Mock Draft 2.0!
The Locked On Mock Draft 2.0 is done. And it left the Orlando Magic with a central question for their rebuild.
32 min
80
Rookie successes
The Orlando Magic had few things to cheer about this season. Their rookies in Chuma Okeke and Cole Anthony were some of the few.
29 min
81
The early coaching list
The Orlando Magic have begun their coaching search in earnest so we look at the early names getting some buzz.
32 min
82
Orlando Magic part ways with Steve Clifford
The Orlando Magic's vision for the future no longer aligned with coach Steve Clifford's. And so the team is now looking for a new coach.
29 min
83
The Magic's cap situation and knowing when to g...
The Orlando Magic have indeed cleared up the cap sheet and have set themselves back up for free agency. The biggest challenge though is knowing when to go for it.
34 min
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What's the deal with the trade exception and ot...
The Orlando Magic will be focused on the draft, but the unspoken tool the team has is a massive trade exception acquired from the Boston Celtics.
29 min
85
The First Locked On Mock Draft
We have completed our first Locked On Mock Draft this season. I review my thought process in my haul and break down the big decision ahead for the Magic.
32 min
86
A defense for Orlando
LeBron James came for Orlando and we are here to defend the City Beautiful.
32 min
87
Rookie Review with Cody Taylor of RookieWire
The Orlando Magic were front and center with rookies this year as they built up a great group of young players. We turn to RookieWire's Cody Taylor to give us a look at the rookie class.
60 min
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Orlando Magic Player Evaluations: One center le...
The Orlando Magic's center position saw a major shift as one of the all-time franchise greats left and a promising new center arrived.
30 min
89
What is real for R.J. Hampton?
R.J. Hampton deservedly won Rookie of the Month, but his numbers are a bit inflated. So what was real about his final month of the season?
31 min
90
First Mock Draft Run Through
We ran through our first NBA Mock Draft for the Orlando Magic as we begin to highlight what the Magic are looking for and who they should be looking at.
30 min
91
Early playoff lessons and reactions
The NBA Playoffs are here! And while the Orlando Magic are not in them, we are still drawing lessons from them.
29 min
92
Steve Clifford is the right guy
The Orlando Magic should be reviewing every part of their franchise after a disappointing season. That review should review Steve Clifford is the right coach to lead this team.
30 min
93
The optimistic look to the future
Jeff Weltman is ready to move forward after a rough season as he views a bright future for the Orlando Magic.
46 min
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What comes next?
The Orlando Magic season is officially over. So what comes next for the team as we decompress from a long year?
29 min
95
Hope is all that is left after the end
The Orlando Magic finished the job, securing the top odds in the Lottery. All they have to sell is hope after a dismal season.
28 min
96
No consistency, no execution, two games left
The Orlando Magic are drifting toward the end of their season as they again struggled to execute and build off a solid effort in their last game.
27 min
97
Orlando Magic speak up and be prepared
After Sunday's loss a key veteran spoke up and delivered a message to the team. While the Orlando Magic still lost, that message was received.
32 min
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Orlando Magic laying a new foundation to close ...
The Orlando Magic are already thinking about next season and how they can lay their foundation now to help build momentum toward the offseason.
27 min
99
Orlando Magic's first rebuild happens at home
The Orlando Magic will have to rebuild themselves again next year. The first place htey need to start is with rebuilding their play at home at the Amway Center.
31 min
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Orlando Magic stat hunting in the final weeks, ...
The Orlando Magic are winding down their season and we have seen some impressive performances. We put those performances in context and think about what the Magic's draft strategy should be.
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