Locked On Magic - Daily Podcast On Th...
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.
Sports
Basketball
901
Locked On Magic 12.09.16: Nikola Vucevic is fig...
Nikola Vucevic is one of the hardest players to figure out on the Orlando Magic. The offensive savant struggled on that end early in the season and only recently has found his fit on that end with the new team. But defensively, his biggest weakness, he...
41 min
902
Locked On Magic 12.08.16: The schedule finally ...
The Orlando Magic returned home from their road trip to face the Boston Celtics. And, well . . . The Celtics were the better team in the second half, pushing the Magic around and running away for a 30-point victory (1:55). It appeared fatigue and the ...
32 min
903
Locked On Magic 12.07.16: Elfrid Payton shows o...
The Orlando Magic completed their five-game road trip with a win running away against the Washington Wizards on Tuesday. Orlando won despite some defensive struggles for a change to finish 4-1. We recap the game (2:10) and then discuss how Elfrid Payto...
29 min
904
Locked On Magic 12.06.16: The Quarter Pole Review
The Orlando Magic have rounded the quarter pole of the season so we take some time to reset the season, answering where we have been (13:40) and what is in store for the second quarter of the season (22:05). I also address the latest trade rumors and p...
39 min
905
Locked On Magic 12.05.16: The real deal with Aa...
The Orlando Magic picked up two big wins this weekend, guaranteeing a winning road trip (1:55). More importantly, they found out some important things. Like how to use Aaron Gordon more effectively (9:10) and how good their depth might really be (18:05).
26 min
906
Locked On Magic 12.02.16: Missing the Grit in M...
The Orlando Magic suffered a difficult and frustrating defeat in Memphis against the Memphis Grizzlies (2:00). It reminded too much of losses from the last four years. It appears the Magic are still missing something innate to win games (12:00). Also, ...
37 min
907
Locked On Magic 12.01.16: Early trade winds an...
The calendar has turned to December and the trade window is slowly creeping open. With the Orlando Magic struggling and some big questions facing them, I take a look and evaluate their trade needs and who might be available (25:45). I also talk about t...
51 min
908
Locked On Magic 11.30.16: The Magic beat the Sp...
The Orlando Magic started their road trip with the best win of the year, defeating the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center. We join Jeff Garcia of Locked On Spurs to discuss the game. I then talk about how pace played a role in the game and should con...
45 min
909
Locked On Magic 11.29.16: Previewing the San An...
The Orlando Magic start a long road trip with a game against the San Antonio Spurs. We stopped by and chatted with our pal Jeff Garcia of Locked On Spurs to preview the game and discuss where our teams are at this early point in the season.
57 min
910
Locked On Magic 11.28.16: The lineups they are ...
The Orlando Magic bit the bullet and made a big lineup change ahead of Sunday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks (8:25). What did we see in the new lineup and what is Frank Vogel searching for in the change? I also recap the losses to the Washington W...
28 min
911
Locked On Magic 11.25.16: Make Shots
The Orlando Magic have a problem on offense. And it is a really simple one. They do not make shots. Is that the big fix for the worst offense in the league? (7:10) Also, I preview this weekend's games against the Washington Wizards and Milwaukee Bucks ...
27 min
912
Locked On Magic 11.24.16: The Suns rise on Than...
A quick podcast here as the Orlando Magic struggled again on offense and it cost them in a pre-Thanksgiving loss to the Phoenix Suns at Amway Center.
12 min
913
Locked On Magic 11.23.16: A little something ab...
The Orlando Magic's new rotation has cost Mario Hezonja his spot in the lineup for the moment. The Orlando Magic are obviously still invested in the second-year player's growth so how do they get him back in the lineup? (11:40) I also preview Wednesday...
31 min
914
Locked On Magic 11.22.16: The Defense is for real?
The Orlando Magic fell to the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday 93-89. I discuss how that happened and recap the game (4:15). But one big takeaway remains: The Magic's defense is beginning to look like it is for real with another strong performance on the road...
32 min
915
Locked On Magic 11.21.16: Everyone hates Jeff G...
Jeff Green, often the cause of derision on the Internet and, well, everywhere, has given little reason for optimism in his first five games as a starter. His stats are bad and there are questions about what he is really doing. I break down his role as ...
28 min
916
Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 60: Early s...
The Orlando Magic are 5-7. It sure does not feel like it. To many the sky seems to be falling with the team. There is still a lot of season to go. On today's special episode of Locked On Magic, we chat with Keith Smith of RealGM and FanRag Sports about...
58 min
917
Locked On Magic 11.17.16: Embrace the suck!
The Orlando Magic defeated the New Orleans Pelicans. Do not worry about the score, it was not pretty. OK it was 89-82. See? I break down what we can takeaway -- both good and bad -- from the win (2:00). I then discuss why I think the defense has turned...
31 min
918
Locked On Magic 11.16.16: Let's fix a lineup!
The Orlando Magic have had three games to figure out their new lineup and the results are decided mixed. The decision still has its detractors too. Can this lineup change solve the Magic's problems? Can any? I discuss some of the options and why this r...
31 min
919
Locked On Magic 11.15.16: Offense, we have a pr...
The Orlando Magic offense looked in shambles as they fell to the Indiana Pacers 88-69 on Monday, failing to match their strong game Sunday against the Oklahoma City Thunder. I break down Monday's loss, and try to find a silver lining (2:45). I then bre...
34 min
920
Locked On Magic 11.14.16: The good Elfrid Payto...
The Orlando Magic went to Oklahoma City and did something unexpected. First, they scored a lot of points. Second, they won on a Serge Ibaka game winner. I break down the game on today's episode (2:05). A big factor to the game? Elfrid Payton played sup...
30 min
921
Locked On Magic 11.12.16: I'd like to report a ...
The Orlando Magic lost to the Utah Jazz on Friday in a low-scoring offensive struggle. What was important though was what happened before. Frank Vogel made a lineup change that only increases questions for the team through nine games. Chris Barnewall o...
43 min
922
Locked On Magic 11.11.16: Time for defensive pa...
The Orlando Magic head to their weekend with some big questions. After two straight blowouts and an uninspired start, is it time to panic? Dunc'd On Basketball podcast answers that question (9:00) and then I discuss whether the defense is really a poin...
29 min
923
Locked On Magic 11.10.16: The boo birds are out
The Orlando Magic came home following Monday's blowout and . . . laid another egg. The Magic fell behind by 30 points in the first half and the Amway Center faithful were a little restless about it. What else is there to say? I break down the game (1:0...
17 min
924
Locked On Magic 11.09.16: Aaron Gordon can be a...
The Orlando Magic are conducting a grand experiment with Aaron Gordon at the 3. With the team thinking about lineup changes, should we give up on this experiment? I say it is not time to stop Gordon at the 3 (9:55). It will take patience. Just like Elf...
30 min
925
Locked On Magic 11.08.16: An offense to forget
The Orlando Magic went to Chicago. Or at least, I think they did. Another loss ended in a frustrating look at the offense and the defense as the Chicago Bulls easily dispatched the Magic to end those warm fuzzy three-game win streak feelings (1:50). I ...
26 min
926
Locked On Magic 11.07.16: I love it when a team...
The Orlando Magic are beginning to come together. And the results are showing it. Another fourth-quarter defensive clinic for the Magic as they picked up their third win against the Washington Wizards (2:50). I discuss how the Magic are beginning to sh...
30 min
927
Locked On Magic 11.04.16: Feeling complete afte...
The Orlando Magic began to show exactly who they want to be as a team with a solid 102-94 victory over the Sacramento Kings for a second straight win. I break down the win and how the Magic got their second win of the season (1:10). I also look at Evan...
29 min
928
Locked On Magic 11.03.16: Defense is tough
The Orlando Magic have not quite figured out their defense yet. I discuss what went right defensively against the Philadelphia 76ers in their win and how they can duplicate that moving forward (6:35). I also draw on the relationship between the Magic's...
23 min
929
Locked On Magic 11.02.16: THE MAGIC WIN!!!!!
The Orlando Magic picked up their long-awaited first win of the season, a 103-101 grinder against the Philadelphia 76ers. It was not perfect, but the Magic buckled down and executed the way they needed. We break down the game and comment on defense and...
26 min
930
Locked On Magic 11.01.16: The Serge Ibaka Episode
The Orlando Magic head to Philadelphia seeking their first win. What will it take to win and what effect will the first win have? Then I discuss heavily Serge Ibaka and what has been an extremely disappointing three games for the Magic's newest acquisi...
30 min
931
Locked On Magic 10.31.16: Slow your roll, let's...
The Orlando Magic suffered another two disappointing losses this weekend. I recap the Magic's loss to the Pistons and Cavaliers (1:00) and take a deep breath to remind you building chemistry takes time (8:35). I also explore whether Frank Vogel can tru...
28 min
932
Locked On Magic 10.28.16: Weekend Double Dip wi...
It is the first weekend of the NBA season and the Orlando Magic have a double dip with the Detroit Pistons and Cleveland Cavaliers. I take a look at the aftermath of Wednesday's loss to the Miami Heat and preview Friday's game against the Detroit Pisto...
50 min
933
Locked On Magic 10.27.16: Miami Heat 108, Orlan...
The season started, but the Orlando Magic sure did not. The Magic fell at the Amway Center 108-96 to the Miami Heat in a frustrating evening for the Magic. I break down what happened and how the Magic can improve their defense after struggling so much ...
23 min
934
Locked On Magic 10.26.16: Locked On Magic vs. L...
The NBA season has finally arrived. The Orlando Magic open their season against the Miami Heat TONIGHT at the Amway Center. In this mega preview, we catch up with Wes Goldberg and David Ramil of Locked On Heat for a complete preview of Wednesday's game...
51 min
935
Locked On Magic 10.25.16: Orlando Magic Daily P...
We are here at Opening Night Eve as the Orlando Magic prepare to play their 28th season of basketball. A season faced with several questions. With teh preseason over and some games to review, Locked On Magic chats with Zach Oliver of Orlando Pinstriped...
65 min
936
Locked On Magic 10.24.16: Where are we in the r...
It is officially regular season week on Locked On Magic! We do our last bit of previewing to set the table for the season. Where are the Orlando Magic in the rebuild, and how did we get here (14:55)? After a quick Orlando City aside (3:40), I discuss t...
38 min
937
Locked On Magic 10.21.16: Preseason goes out wi...
The preseason is over for the Orlando Magic. And after a rocky start, the Magic passed their dress rehearsal with a 114-111 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. How did the Magic do and what should we be concerned about? (1:45) I also provide my takeaway...
32 min
938
Locked On Magic 10.20.16: Dress Rehearsal
The Orlando Magic are preparing for their dress rehearsal in their final preseason game against the New Orleans Pelicans. That comes a day after a disappointing effort and loss to the Miami Heat. How will the Magic respond? (1:10) I also dive into why ...
29 min
939
Locked On Magic 10.19.16: About Mario Hezonja
The Orlando Magic looked particularly lifeless in a preseason loss to the Miami Heat. And it gave us all the frown emojis. I try to find some silver linings, but raise some alarms as the preseason ends (1:35). I also discuss Mario Hezonja's preseason a...
22 min
940
Locked On Magic 10.18.16: Roster cuts and Prese...
The Orlando Magic began cutting their roster as the preseason comes to a close (3:40). I review what I want to see in Tuesday's game against the Miami Heat -- what I am dubbing a dress rehearsal (9:25). I also discuss Aaron Gordon's preseason and what ...
30 min
941
Locked On Magic 10.17.16: Orlando Magic defense...
The Orlando Magic looked good Friday, looked less good Sunday as they split a few weekend games (1:25). But both got us excited about the defense. So what is the Magic's defense looking like these days? (10:45) Are they ready to be elite? And is Jeff G...
28 min
942
Locked On Magic 10.14.16: Early impressions
The Orlando Magic are back in action Friday and Sunday as the preseason continues (2:20). What should you look for as the Magic take the court once again. I also take a look at the Orlando Magic's League Pass Ranking and what that means for the team (1...
34 min
943
Locked On Magic 10.13.16: Just trying to get be...
The Orlando Magic were finally home for the first time this preseason. And they lost 95-89 to the San Antonio Spurs. Oh well, it is preseason. The Magic seemed to get better and are working to build with their roster finally back to full health. I brea...
25 min
944
Locked On Magic 10.12.16: First preseason home ...
Today marks the first home game of the Orlando Magic (pre)season! And it is a doozy with the Magic coming at the San Antonio Spurs at full force. I discuss the game and the San Antonio Spurs with Jeff Garcia of Locked On Spurs. I also reflect on my tho...
67 min
945
Locked On Magic 10.11.16: What does physical de...
Frank Vogel came to Orlando promising to bring a physical defense. That is not exactly what the Magic are known for already. So how does he go about instilling that in his new team? What does a physical defense entail? (6:45) I also discuss a fun new v...
25 min
946
Locked On Magic 10.10.16: They're back! For the...
The Orlando Magic returned home, got back to work and became whole again. Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton and Serge Ibaka are back at practice (3:25). What do they add after last week's games and what do we take away from the first two preseason games? (8:...
24 min
947
Locked On Magic 10.06.16: The Magic come home t...
The Orlando Magic are heading home after a loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. I break down the game against the Cavaliers with some of my first impressions of the team. Also, I ask whether the Magic got what they needed out of their first two preseason g...
20 min
948
Locked On Magic 10.05.16: Injury news and depth...
It is gameday again! The Orlando Magic are in Cleveland to face the defending champs. I break down what to expect and what the Magic need to get out of tonight's game (18:10). I also react to news about Serge Ibaka getting a MRI on his knee (3:10) and...
29 min
949
Locked On Magic 10.04.16: The Orlando Magic los...
The Orlando Magic lose to the Memphis Grizzlies in the first preseason game of the year. That is not a big deal though. The Magic played well (I think) and began building on their foundations (2:35). Part of that foundation is rim protection and I expl...
23 min
950
Locked On Magic 10.03.16: It's GAMEDAY!
The Orlando Magic season is feeling realer than ever. Tonight is the first Orlando Magic game of the season. What should the Magic expect to gain from tonight's game (2:55) and what should we watch for (if we could watch it) (20:20)? I also discuss the...
29 min
951
Locked On Magic 09.30.16: The Magic's relations...
The Orlando Magic are running a new offense -- potentially, a fast offense. What does that mean for the Magic and the 3-point line? (11:10) Can they use the 3-point line effectively? I also discuss how the Magic are laying the foundation in the first ...
31 min
952
Locked On Magic 09.29.16: Injury Updates, Passi...
Practice is in full swing. Today on Locked On Magic, I give an update to injuries from Aaron Gordon and Elfrid Payton and what is going on at Magic practice (2:00). I then discuss why passing and assists will be critical to the Magic and why some of th...
26 min
953
Locked On Magic 09.28.16: Practice begins! So w...
The Orlando Magic opened training camp Tuesday with a spirited and energetic practice as the foundation is laid for the team (2:00). Since everything is just beginning, I discuss how the Magic might approach closing games (7:15). I also talk about why ...
21 min
954
Locked On Magic 09.27.16: It's Media Day and Pl...
Monday was Media Day for the Orlando Magic. And you can smell those Playoff expectations in the air. Literally. The Magic were not hiding from their expectations either (3:10). The goal was stated simply and openly, adding more pressure. With that pres...
24 min
955
Locked On Magic 09.26.16: Media Day is here! Ge...
We have finally made it through basketball winter and media day is here! The Orlando Magic come together for the first time today mostly healthy. I discuss Aaron Gordon having to miss the early part of camp with an ankle sprain and why that is not a bi...
28 min
956
Locked On Magic 09.23.16: The big training camp...
This is the go-home show. On Monday we basketball! Our week of player outlooks conclude with a look at Evan Fournier as I ask and give some brief answers to the five big questions I have heading into training camp beginning next week. Our five qu...
29 min
957
Locked On Magic 09.22.16: Oh the frontcourt pos...
Our positional group previews wrap up with a look at the frontcourt rotation (6:35). That is probably the most important and intriguing group that has to sort itself out this training camp for the Magic. I also discuss the Magic's over/under odds from ...
24 min
958
Locked On Magic 09.21.16: The Nikola Vucevic qu...
Position previews continue this week with a look at small forward and why Aaron Gordon's move to the 3 must work (8:30). The main discussion though is reserved for our player outlook on Nikola Vucevic and why the questions about him get answered this y...
27 min
959
Locked On Magic 09.20.16: The Backcourt Preview...
Playing some catchup as the Locked On Network previews each position group heading to the season. Today I preview the point guard (5:05) and shooting guards (10:45) on the Magic. I also discuss Jodie Meeks' potential return from his foot injury (2:20) ...
27 min
960
Locked On Magic 09.19.16: Player Outlook: Serge...
We are officially one week away from the opening of training camp and the return of the Orlando Magic. Today's podcast continues our player outlook series. I discuss the opportunity for C.J. Wilcox and Jodie Meeks (3:15). And then tackle the big questi...
28 min
961
Locked On Magic 09.16.16: On the outside, fight...
We finish up our Locked On Podcast Network crossover week with a discussion of two teams trying to break their way into the Playoffs. Jared Dubin of Locked On Knicks discusses the Magic and the Knicks and how these two teams get into the Playoffs (3:30...
58 min
962
Locked On Magic 09.15.16: Fantasy Preview with ...
Crossover week at the Locked On Podcast Network continues as Locked On Magic's Philip Rossman-Reich joins Josh Lloyd on the Locked on Fantasy Basketball to preview the Orlando Magic this season (9:00). I also discuss Bismack Biyombo's outlook this seas...
76 min
963
Locked On Magic 09.14.16: Talking Serge Ibaka-V...
The Locked on Podcast Network's crossover week continues as I chat with Fred Katz of Locked On Thunder about the Orlando Magic's big deal this summer and what is in store for Serge Ibaka (9:30). I also continue our player outlook series with some thoug...
70 min
964
Locked on Magic 09.13.16: Talking Orlando Magic...
This is an odd season. Neither the Orlando Magic nor the Miami Heat are expected to make the Playoffs. These two teams are very similar with playoff aspirations and young rosters. We sat down with Wes Goldberg and David Ramil of Locked on Heat to check...
64 min
965
Locked On Magic 09.12.16: Aaron Gordon's outlook
We make the turn toward the season and training camp! Two weeks to go, I begin a look at individual players and player outlooks to preview Aaron Gordon (4:25), including what he has been up to this summer (1:55). I also talk about the Magic's potential...
20 min
966
Locked On Magic 09.09.16: Shaquille O'Neal is a...
He may have spent only four years -- and left controversially -- but Shaquille O'Neal is an important part of the Orlando Magic story. Today, as he gets inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame, I discuss his legacy with the team and why Magic fans sh...
32 min
967
Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 58: The gre...
Our last distraction before the season begins. Fellow Orlando Magic historian Adam Papageorgiou of Magic Basketball Online and I talk about the best players in Orlando Magic history, what stories we tell about the players we love in Magic history and S...
60 min
968
Locked On Magic 09.07.16: Top Five Small Forwards
Today on Locked On Magic, we continue positional rankings with a look at the very deep small forward position (8:50). I also discuss Frank Vogel's ideas for the Magic's versatility (2:15) and compare the two finalists for the Magic's new D-League team ...
40 min
969
Locked On Magic 09.05.16: Why the Magic will/wo...
Back at it for Locked On Magic on a Labor Day. Today I break down the reasons why the Orlando Magic will (13:30) or will not (5:55) make the Playoffs. Also Nikola Vucevic had a stellar game for Montenegro once again (2:40).
27 min
970
Locked On Magic 09.02.16: Serge Ibaka and Frank...
The Orlando Magic are clearly betting on defense. Today on Locked On Magic, I discuss how Serge Ibaka and Frank Vogel signal the Magic are fully committed to this identity after only talking about it for four years (7:35). I also wrap up our top 25 ser...
35 min
971
Locked On Magic 09.01.16: Dealing with expectat...
The Orlando Magic have Playoff aspirations this year. No national media seems willing to jump on board at the moment. Why is this so and how do the Magic measure up to their own expectations when no one believes in them? We sample Kevin Pelton of ESPN....
38 min
972
Locked On Magic 08.31.16: Who should be Elfrid ...
Today on Locked On Magic, I break down whether there is a good model for Elfrid Payton in the NBA and how exactly Payton can find improvement in this important third year (3:45). I also talk to Orlando Magic Daily contributor Spencer Henderson as we br...
45 min
973
Locked On Magic 08.30.16: The difference of Fra...
Frank Vogel is heading to Orlando with many of the same promises Scott Skiles made coming to the Magic -- to build an elite defense and get to the Playoffs. Why will the results be different this time? I discuss why the Vogel situation will work where ...
36 min
974
Locked On Magic 08.29.16: Do the Orlando Magic ...
The Orlando Magic have made a ton of offseason moves to add depth to the roster. The question is have they? A big reason they have improved the roster is simply the added depth to the roster (4:50). Also, I begin breaking down the OMD Top 25 players i...
23 min
975
Locked On Magic 08.26.16: Under pressure
Today's episode is all about pressure. That is a word that will go around a lot at Magic headquarters as the team needs to find its way into the Playoffs in 2017. On today's episode, I count down the five players under the most pressure on the team (5:...
27 min
976
Locked On Magic 08.24.16: The Falcons are coming!
The NFL is on its way to Orlando on Thursday for the first preseason NFL game in more than a decade. On today's episode, I preview the game with Locked on Falcons' Knox Bardeen (6:05). I also discuss Bismack Biyombo's upcoming trip with Basketball With...
29 min
977
Locked On Magic 08.23.16: Ranking the top-10 po...
On today's Locked on Magic, I continue our position rankings series by ranking the top 10 points guards in the NBA and where Elfrid Payton fits (7:25). I also discuss what is left on the calendar before training camp (1:55) and the big questions throug...
27 min
978
Locked On Magic 08.22.16: The top five centers ...
We begin looking at positional rankings around the league and the Orlando Magic's place in them by breaking down the top five centers in the league (8:20). I also discuss the U.S. Olympic Team's gold medal victory (2:20) and how Frank Vogel's past will...
27 min
979
Locked On Magic 08.19.16: Mario Hezonja and the...
The Olympics are winding down as we reach Friday's semifinal round. On today's episode, I discuss the quarterfinal round and preview the U.S.'s game against Spain (2:25). I also talk about Mario Hezonja and his play for Croatia during the Olympic tourn...
31 min
980
Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 57: Schedul...
The NBA schedule is out and the Orlando Magic are not too happy. Or at least their fans are not. Orlando Magic Daily editor Philip Rossman-Reich sits down to chat with staff writer David Iwanowski about why the Magic cannot get on national TV and what ...
47 min
981
Locked On Magic 08.17.16: What's next for Elfri...
The Orlando Magic had change at every position in their starting lineup. . . except point guard. Coming off a difficult season last year, what does Elfrid Payton have to do to succeed in 2017? How can the Magic get the most out of him (8:15)? I also pr...
26 min
982
Locked On Magic 08.16.16: The Next Level for Ni...
Today's podcast is all about center Nikola Vucevic. As debate rages on what the Orlando Magic might do with Vucevic, I wonder how Vucevic can reach the next level on both offense (7:30) and defense (17:00). I also discuss Croatia's win over Lithuania t...
27 min
983
Locked On Magic 08.15.16: What would be better ...
With Mario Hezonja having a small role with Croatia, I discuss what is best for his development with Hardwood Paroxysm and At The Hive's Chris Barnewall (09:30). Would Hezonja be better served playing Summer League for the Magic or playing this reserve...
43 min
984
Locked On Magic 08.12.16: We have a schedule!
The Orlando Magic schedule is out! The Orlando Magic know who they will play in this 82-game journey to wherever it takes us. I break down the schedule announcement including the important stretches and trouble spots (2:30). I list my five games I am l...
30 min
985
Locked on Magic 08.11.16: How do you use Bismac...
Bismack Biyombo is not known for his offense . . . at all. But the Orlando Magic can still find a way to use him successfully to benefit their offense. On today's episode, I discuss how the Magic can use Biyombo effectively to help the offense (7:10). ...
23 min
986
Locked On Magic 08.10.16: What's next for Evan ...
On today's episode of Locked On Magic, I discuss what is next for Evan Fournier and what he has to do to replicate his breakout season last year as he moves permanently to shooting guard (8:20). I also talk about why the Magic need to stay healthy this...
23 min
987
Locked On Magic 08.09.16: Greatest Magic team o...
On today's episode, I discuss who is the greatest team of all time with our Orlando Magic Daily roundtable and hand out some other Magic historical superlatives (6:05). I also rank my favorite Magic teams of all time (15:50) and discuss Team USA's win ...
28 min
988
Locked On Magic 08.08.16: Best- and Worst-Case ...
There are a lot of questions about the Orlando Magic this season. Plenty of optimism and plenty of doubt. On today's show, I look over the best- and worst-case scenarios for the Magic this season (7:30). I also discuss why the Magic have to prove thems...
26 min
989
Locked On Magic 08.05.16: Olympics Preview
It is Olympics Opening Ceremony day, and Locked On Magic has the Olympic spirit! On today's show, I preview the U.S. Olympic Team and the Olympic Men's Basketball Tournament (6:10). I also countdown my five favorite NBA JAM duos for the 2017 Magic (14:...
25 min
990
Locked On Magic 08.04.16: Where does 2016 rank ...
It is entering the dead point of the season and we are thinking about Orlando Magic history some. The Magic's 2016 season was a strange one to play in team history (4:15). I discuss where it ranks in Magic history and what its potential legacy might be...
32 min
991
Locked on Magic 08.03.16: Thinking big expectat...
There are some big expectations for the Orlando Magic's big men and a big need for them to step up for the Magic to achieve their goals. On today's episode, I discuss the expectations for the Magic's big men, Serge Ibaka (7:30) and Bismack Biyombo (14:...
24 min
992
Locked On Magic 08.02.16: Can Aaron Gordon make...
No, Aaron Gordon is not likely the next Paul George. But like George, many expect Frank Vogel to guid Aaron Gordon to a big third-year leap like he did with George. The question is can Aaron Gordon define himself this year? (6:50) I also chat about the...
25 min
993
Locked On Magic 08.01.16: The rebuild is over
The Orlando Magic enter the season with a Playoffs-or-bust mentality. That means the rebuild is over and results matter more than developing young players (7:40). No player may feel that pressure more than Elfrid Payton, I also discuss where he needs t...
26 min
994
Locked On Magic 07.29.16: Who starts at center?
The biggest question for the Orlando Magic entering training camp is who starts at center? On today's Locked On Magic, I discuss the Magic's center position and how the Magic should manage their options (7:15). I also discuss Aaron Gordon at U.S. Selec...
27 min
995
Locked On Magic 07.28.16: Are the Magic's plans...
The Orlando Magic have a versatile and varied roster that could go in a number of different directions. Today, I discuss whether those plans are set for the Magic and the directions they could go (4:40). I also discuss some video of Aaron Gordon at U.S...
25 min
996
Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 56: CARMELO...
The Orlando Magic are a pretty uncertain team to figure out. There are a lot of established players who have to take a step up and a lot of young players who have to prove themselves for the team to make the Playoffs. Using the CARMELO player rankings ...
70 min
997
Locked On Magic 07.27.16: Is Serge Ibaka a 4 or...
Questions about what the Orlando Magic are doing and what direction they are headed continue to swirl. Today, I break down whether Serge Ibaka is a power forward or a center (10:30), the rumor the Magic are in no rush to trade Nikola Vucevic (2:15) and...
28 min
998
Locked On Magic 07.26.16: The Aaron Gordon ques...
We begin our series looking at some of the big questions about roles on the team with a look at the biggest mystery in the Orlando Magic's development -- whether Aaron Gordon is a 3 or a 4 (6:30). I also discuss U.S. Basketball (2:15) and the Magic's f...
29 min
999
Locked On Magic 07.25.16: CARMELO Rankings and ...
We spend this Monday trying to look to the future, breaking down the latest batch of CARMELO Rankings to see what the Magic might do in the 2017 season. I also chat about France leaving Evan Fournier off the roster and a personal note on sports in Orla...
30 min
1000
Locked On Magic 07.22.16: The Magic's free agen...
Today on Locked On Magic, I discuss the NBA's decision to move the All-Star Game from Charlotte, whether the Magic's free agency pitch was successful and I take your questions in our mini mailbag!
29 min