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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.

Locked On Magic 07.30.18: Nikola Vucevic's rema...
Mohamed Bamba will eventually become the starting center. But for now Nikola Vucevic is still the team's best option.
26 min
Locked On Magic 07.27.18: Reviewing the Depth C...
The Orlando Magic's offseason is pretty much done with a roster that is almost full. At this juncture, I review what the Magic's depth chart looks like.
27 min
Locked On Magic 07.25.18: Answering all the que...
The Orlando Magic were not able to get a lot done this offseason. But there were still a few moves made and a lot of questions left to answer.
59 min
Locked On Magic 07.24.18: A Trade, New Radio Ho...
Cleaning out the notebook this Tuesday as I recap an Orlando Magic trade, their new radio home and Magic Gaming's Playoff push.
24 min
Locked On Magic 07.23.18: Light at the end of t...
The Orlando Magic weren't able to do much this summer in free agency. Cap room is coming and could be here sooner than we think.
17 min
Locked On Magic 07.20.18: What the Orlando Magi...
The Orlando Magic were very quiet in free agency leaving a lot of things left to do to improve the team and a focus that is not on the 2019 season.
23 min
Locked On Magic 07.19.18: Jonathan Isaac's summ...
Jonathan Isaac had an impressive Summer League on both ends of the floor. His stats show there is still work to do.
23 min
Locked On Magic 07.18.18: Searching for identit...
The Orlando Magic are seeking to establish an identity and started during Summer League. But they are selling a similar story that failed before.
25 min
Locked On Magic 07.17.18: Summer League Takeaways
We put a bow on Summer League with my final takeaways from the Orlando Magic's Summer League run.
24 min
Locked On Magic 07.16.18: Summer League Review ...
The Orlando Magic are done with Summer League this year. To get a better picture of how they did, I chatted with Preston Ellis and Oleh Kosel of The Bird Calls who were both in Las Vegas taking in the action.
38 min
Locked On Magic 07.13.18: Waiting on the G-League
With the Orlando Magic sitting out Jonathan Isaac and Mohamed Bamba, the Orlando Magic's other players had a chance to shine at Summer League.
25 min
Locked On Magic 07.12.18: Aaron Gordon and avoi...
The Orlando Magic took care of free agent Aaron Gordon quickly getting a team-friendly deal in the process. that seemed to be fortunate especially considering how the restricted free agent market has played out.
28 min
Locked On Magic 07.11.18: The end of free agenc...
The Orlando Magic appear done with free agency. At least that is what Jeff Weltman says. What does that mean for the upcoming season?
27 min
Locked On Magic 07.10.18: Summer League Review
The Orlando Magic are done with preliminary play and their offense struggled in their first loss to the Phoenix Suns. I take stock with what it means on both sides of the ball.
29 min
Locked On Magic 07.09.18: Summer League & A Trade
The Orlando Magic kept busy on and off the court to start Summer League. They picked up two impressive wins and made a trade.
23 min
Locked On Magic 07.06.18: Jonathan Isaac's time
It has been a long time since we last saw Jonathan Isaac on a basketball floor. In his second Summer League, he is physically and mentally more mature. And ready to shine.
21 min
Locked On Magic 07.05.18: Isaiah Thomas in the ...
The Orlando Magic are reportedly looking to make a somewhat splashy move, talking with free agent guard Isaiah Thomas.
16 min
Locked On Magic 07.03.18: More Summer League th...
NBA Summer League is on the horizon. The team is in Las Vegas and the games start Friday. What should you be watching for when they start?
22 min
Locked On Magic 07.02.18: Aaron Gordon is back!
The Orlando Magic made their big move of the offseason bringing back Aaron Gordon on a four-year deal.
21 min
Locked On Magic 07.01.18: Free Agency is a thin...
Free agency opened up Sunday so I took to Facebook Live and reacted live to some of the contracts handed out and answered your Magic questions.
42 min
Locked On Magic 06.28.18: The situation as it is
Free agency is quickly approaching. Aaron Gordon sends signals that he would like to be done soon and Orlando has little more they can do but wait on him.
24 min
Locked On Magic 06.27.18: The questions remaining
The Orlando Magic got some things they wanted in the NBA Draft. But left plenty of questions about their team with little room to answer them.
18 min
Locked On Magic 06.26.18: Free agency and the p...
The Orlando Magic turn to free agency. They need a point guard for sure after dropping Shelvin Mack. And Aaron Gordon's free agency looms.
23 min
Locked On Magic 06.25.18: Mo Bamba No. 5
So who is Orlando Magic draft pick Mohamed Bamba? We begin to break down his game and get reaction from the Orlando Magic's draft pick.
20 min
Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 90: Drafter...
OMD Podcast: Draftermath -- Long Nights, Long Players, Long Podcasts
57 min
Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 89: 2018 NB...
The NBA Draft has finally arrived. The class is a deep one with plenty of stars to offer the Orlando Magic. So where will they go?
60 min
Locked On Magic 06.20.18: Marvin Bagley and Mo ...
We complete our look at the draft prospects with a look at the games of Marvin Bagley and Mohamed Bamba and how they might fit with the Orlando Magic.
30 min
Locked On Magic 06.19.18: Draft is coming
It is officially Draft week. Jeff Weltman helps set the table for what to expect this week as the big day draw closer and closer.
23 min
Locked On Magic 06.15.18: SURPRISE Mailbag
It is nearly draft week and so I decided to open up my mailbag and answer YOUR Orlando Magic questions ahead of the draft.
33 min
Locked On Magic 06.14.18: The Locked On NBA Moc...
The first six picks of the Locked On NBA Mock Draft are revealed. I dive deeper into my pick for the Orlando Magic at No. 6.
27 min
Locked On Magic 06.13.18: Magic management and ...
The Orlando Magic's management group has a distinct type when they go through the draft process. Will they follow it again?
22 min
Locked On Magic 06.12.18: Pulse, two years later
Tuesday marks the two years since the shooting at Pulse Nightclub, a gay nightclub near Downtown Orlando. What should we think about as time marches on past the emotion of that day.
29 min
Locked On Magic 06.11.18: Closing the book on 2018
The 2018 Finals are over and so is the NBA season. We look back on the lessons we learned as the Magic prepare to rebuild.
16 min
Locked On Magic 06.08.18: It's Trae Day
The Orlando Magic had Trae Young in for an individual workout. He comes with a lot of hype. But he might be the best fit for everything the Magic need.
25 min
Locked On Magic 06.07.18: Second round point gu...
The Orlando Magic have two picks in the second round of the NBA Draft and there are a lot of intriguing point guards with plenty of talent who could be available.
23 min
Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 88: Buildin...
OMD Podcast: Lessons from the Tampa Bay Lightning
49 min
Locked On Magic 06.05.18: Drafting for potential
The Orlando Magic could draft someone who can clearly play... or they could make the long-term play and go after someone who is purely potential.
23 min
Locked On Magic 06.04.18: Playing it safe with ...
Initial reactions to the Orlando Magic hiring Steve Clifford have died down. So what are the Magic left with? And what can he accomplish?
28 min
Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 87: Who is ...
Orlando Magic fans are familiar with Steve Clifford from his previous time with the Magic. But who is he as a head coach? I check in with Locked on Hornets' Walker Mehl to discuss who Clifford is as a coach and what he brings to the team.
38 min
Locked On Magic 05.31.18: Steve Clifford's Clea...
The Orlando Magic finally hired a head coach, naming Steve Clifford the team's next head man. What does he bring and where are the pitfalls? And what is the clean slate in front of the Magic now?
26 min
BREAKING NEWS: Orlando Magic hire Steve Clifford
The Orlando Magic's coaching search is finally over. The team has hired Steve Clifford as its next head coach.
7 min
Locked On Magic 05.30.18: Star Search
The Orlando Magic are looking for a star with the sixth pick. That has fans focused on two players. I profile Michael Porter Jr. on today's show.
17 min
Locked On Magic 05.29.18: Memorial Day Mock Draft
It is past Memorial Day and so it is time to turn our full attention to the NBA Draft. I start the preview by going through my first mock draft.
28 min
Locked On Magic 05.25.18: Coaching Rumors and L...
Some new coaching rumors have surfaced as the Orlando Magic continue to look for a new head coach. And as the Playoffs wind down, I ponder the lessons for a rebuilding team from the Playoffs.
32 min
Locked On Magic 05.24.18: The Summer of Aaron G...
As the Orlando Magic begin to consider making some major changes to their roster, they inevitably return to one major question. What to do with Aaron Gordon. In fact, that might be the question that hangs over their entire summer.
22 min
Locked On Magic 05.23.18: A matter of faith
The Orlando Magic are embarking on a rebuild and scarred fans are skeptical of what is to come. Jeff Weltman and John Hammond deserve your benefit of the doubt.
24 min
Locked On Magic 05.21.18: The Point Guard Debat...
The Orlando Magic need a point guard and there are a few of interest in the NBA Draft. As we enter Draft month, the debate on which point guard the Magic should take will take center stage.
23 min
Locked On Magic 05.18.18: What remains
The Orlando Magic have a draft to look forward to. But that is one piece of the puzzle. As the team tries to go in a new direction, they have to examine what they have left and how to improve the roster they have.
25 min
Locked On Magic 05.17.18: Sixth is fine, I swear
The Orlando Magic ended up sixth in the NBA Draft. While that is not the best spot for the team, there are still plenty of good players for the Magic to accomplish their goals.
35 min
Locked On Magic 05.16.18: The NBA Draft Lottery...
The Orlando Magic will pick sixth in the NBA Draft after Tuesday's NBA Draft Lottery. Relive the excitement as our panel breaks down the Magic's season, the future, the importance of this pick and where the Magic go now.
60 min
Locked On Magic 05.15.18: The Lottery Process &...
The Lottery is today! So how does it work? I try to explain. And then I answer your questions in my Orlando Magic Mailbag.
28 min
Locked On Magic 05.14.18: The dominos start to ...
Coaching changes are happening all around the league with a wave of new hires and one big firing in Toronto. The Orlando Magic remain quiet as we try to figure out what direction the team will head.
35 min
Locked On Magic 05.11.18: NBA Draft Big Board, ...
The coaching search has hit a dead end (so to speak) and the NBA Draft Lottery is on the horizon. It is time to start focusing on that as I reveal my top 10 prospects for the Orlando Magic.
32 min
Locked On Magic 05.08.18: Stan Van Gundy Nostal...
Stan Van Gundy is suddenly on the market and Orlando Magic fans are feeling nostalgic and believing they should reunite with the franchise's best coach. But that may not be the best idea. And we still wait...
23 min
Locked On Magic 05.07.18: The Weltman Evaluation
We conclude our look back at the 2018 season by reviewing what Jeff Weltman got right and wrong this first season and what he has in store now that his work can really begin.
25 min
Locked On Magic 05.03.18: The first steps
The Orlando Magic's coaching search is picking up steam. They are in the interview stage. While everyone begins to back their favored candidates, it is important to remember just how important the coach is and that this is the first important step.
18 min
Locked On Magic 05.02.18: Questions and Answers...
The Orlando Magic's season is in the rearview mirror. Today we look ahead to the future, answering some of the burning questions to set up the offseason.
50 min
Locked On Magic 05.01.18: What was lost from in...
The Orlando Magic lost two important players to injury and it likely changed their season. I review the years Jonathan Isaac and Terrence Ross had this year.
18 min
Locked On Magic 04.30.18: Coaching Search Update
The Orlando Magic's coaching search has moved along slowly. But a new reported rumor shows the team is taking steps forward and coming closer to their targets.
22 min
Locked On Magic 04.27.18: Evan Fournier & Mario...
The Orlando Magic had two wing players stand out for different reasons this year. While they weren't everything fans wanted, their production was still notable.
22 min
Locked On Magic 04.25.18: The Center predicament
The Orlando Magic have invested a lot in centers on their roster. But both Nikola Vucevic and Bismack Biyombo disappointed in different ways.
25 min
Locked On Magic 04.24.18: The Point Guard Evalu...
The Orlando Magic clearly need an upgrade at point guard. But their three point guards each had strong individual seasons. So how do you evaluate them?
23 min
Locked On Magic 04.23.18: Aaron Gordon Player E...
Aaron Gordon had a breakout season for the Orlando Magic, becoming a potential star. That does not mean he is already there. Big questions remain.
24 min
Locked On Magic 04.20.18: The Unanswered Questions
The Orlando Magic season has been a week gone. Before we dive into player evaluations, what unanswered questions remain from the 2018 season heading into the offseason?
21 min
Locked On Magic 04.19.18: Postseason Q&A
You have questions, I have answers. On today's Locked On Magic, I sit down with a Stuart Hodge to answer some questions about the Orlando Magic's recently completed season as we look ahead to the offseason.
38 min
Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 86: What ha...
The Orlando Magic have gone through six years in the wilderness. And while the Amway Center is more full than you would expect, fan excitement is at an all time low. I sat down with a writer from Orlando Weekly to find out where the Magic fans are.
35 min
Locked On Magic 04.17.18: Coaches new and old
The Orlando Magic's coaching rumor mill is starting to get going as the team begins its coaching search. Our player evaluations also begin as I discuss why the Orlando Magic parted ways with Frank Vogel to begin with.
29 min
Locked On Magic 04.16.18: The Day-Late NBA Play...
The Orlando Magic season is done, but the NBA season carries on. On the season finale of the OMD Facebook Live, I answer your last Magic questions and offer my humble Playoff predictions.
58 min
Locked On Magic 04.13.18: The aftermath of 2018
The Orlando Magic picked up the pieces of their season, firing Frank Vogel and looking to figure out what went wrong and how to fix it. Expect some change.
29 min
Locked On Magic 04.12.18: BREAKING NEWS -- Fran...
The Orlando Magic started their offseason of change by dismissing coach Frank Vogel and moving in a new direction at head coach.
6 min
Locked On Magic 04.12.18: The end
The Orlando Magic season came to an oddly satisfying end with a gutsy and energetic win that, yes, hurt the team's Lottery odds.
31 min
Locked On Magic 04.11.18: The illusion of defense
The Orlando Magic have one game left -- and they probably need to lose it. I also break down a positive statistics that may not be all that it appears.
25 min
Locked On Magic 04.10.18: Seeking purpose... ju...
The Orlando Magic lost their fight in the second half and fell to the Milwaukee Bucks. With just one game remaining, what is left for the Orlando Magic to do?
26 min
Locked On Magic 04.09.18: Always look on the br...
The Orlando Magic's disappointing season is almost over. We go digging for some positives to close out the year on our final Facebook Live.
32 min
Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 84: Prepari...
The Orlando Magic's season is coming to an end. The year has been a disappointment and change is coming to the roster. We begin pondering what change comes and how to correct the past's mistakes with our friends from the Orlando Magic Podcast.
64 min
Locked On Magic 04.05.18: Shot selection, win s...
The Orlando Magic's young guys again delivered a win in the end. But Aaron Gordon bounced back and showed exactly where he needs to continue working before the season ends.
29 min
Locked On Magic 04.04.18: From the G-League to ...
The Orlando Magic turned to their young players to defeat the New York Knicks and they delivered.
27 min
Locked On Magic 04.03.18: A message for the res...
As the season concludes, opinions are getting hot on the web. I want to make sure everyone understands my role and where I come from with my controversial position on tanking.
41 min
Locked On Magic 04.02.18: Worse than tanking
Is there something worse than tanking in the NBA? The way the Orlando Magic are playing right now would suggest there might be.
29 min
Locked On Magic 03.30.18: Rodney Purvis gets hi...
Rodney Purvis had to travel a long road to get to the NBA. He finally made it and another opportunity lies ahead of him.
18 min
Locked On Magic 03.29.18: Who are you, offense?
The Orlando Magic never could keep up with a Brooklyn Nets team that looked assured of what they are trying to do. So who are the Magic on offense?
24 min
Locked On Magic 03.28.18: Aaron Gordon and the ...
Orlando Magic fans have long waited for one of their young players to make the star turn. Aaron Gordon is still learning what it takes.
22 min
Locked On Magic 03.27.18: Hair today, gone at t...
Locked On Magic: Elfrid Payton made his return to the Amway Center for the first time since the trade. He reminded us all of what the Magic miss.
24 min
Locked On Magic 03.26.18: Vogel or Vo-go?
As the season winds to a close, questions about the Magic's future at coach are popping up. I examine where the Magic should head in this uncertain future.
47 min
Locked On Magic 03.23.18: Do not relent
A simple message from coach Frank Vogel in the face of another blowout defeat shows how much their culture needs to evolve.
24 min
Locked On Magic 03.22.18: Together again for th...
The Orlando Magic finally got to see Aaron Gordon and Jonathan Isaac on the court together. And things looked as promising as we were sold.
26 min
Locked On Magic 03.21.18: Offensive collapse
The Orlando Magic lost a lead in the fourth quarter and completely no-showed on offense, continuing a disturbing trend.
27 min
Locked On Magic 03.20.18: Going younger
The Orlando Magic will get Aaron Gordon back Tuesday... but the general trend of the team is to focus less on the starters and more to go younger.
30 min
Locked On Magic 03.19.18: The depth of despair ...
The Orlando Magic season is winding down with not much to play for. We saw the Magic hit their lowest this week. And we look ahead to some glimmer of hope.
46 min
Locked On Magic 03.16.18: The Point Guard Problem
The Orlando Magic have gotten some strong play from D.J. Augustin and Shelvin Mack. But everyone knows a point guard question needs answering.
28 min
Locked On Magic 03.15.18: Home cooking
The Orlando Magic returned home from their road trip and got exactly what they needed -- some fire and the pride to win.
25 min
Locked On Magic 03.14.18: The writing on the wall
Another blowout loss has us thinking about the big picture for the Orlando Magic... and the move that seems inevitable.
22 min
Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 84: NCAA To...
The Orlando Magic and their fans will have their eyes squarely on the NCAA Tournament. Ricky Scricca and I preview what to watch for.
60 min
Locked On Magic 03.12.18: Monday Mailbag
The Orlando Magic are focused on their future... and so are its fans. This Monday Mailbag episode talks all about what comes next for the Magic with an eye on the Draft.
56 min
Locked On Magic 03.09.18: Recognizing the women...
Thursday was International Women's Day. So a day late, I highlight two women breaking the glass ceiling in the NBA industry with the Magic.
29 min
Locked On Magic 03.08.18: A play short... wait,...
The Orlando Magic were a play short against the Los Angeles Lakers. A play they didn't even get.
22 min
Locked On Magic 03.07.18: A Frank discussion
With the Orlando Magic dropping in the standings, it becomes inevitable to look to the coach. And the rumor mill is churning already...
27 min
Locked On Magic 03.06.18: Jonathan Isaac's clea...
Jonathan Isaac has been back for three games and his impact is already really clear.
18 min
Locked On Magic 03.05.18: Tanking, Third Quarte...
The Orlando Magic won two games over the weekend that set off existential questions around the fan base. I address those and look back at the last 20 games.
50 min
Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 83: New beg...
Orlando City is set to begin a new season this weekend. What is in store for the Lions as they too look to rebuild.
62 min