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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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Basketball
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Drafting from the middle
The Orlando Magic are trying to build from the middle, making their ability to draft to be vitally important.
33 min
102
Move with purpose
The Orlando Magic clearly ned to make some changes this offseason. But they need to make moves with purpose toward a final goal and vision.
37 min
103
Role call: Terrence Ross and Mohamed Bamba
Terrence Ross and Mohamed Bamba have settled into roles for the Orlando Magic. Both will prove vital to the team's fortunes.
32 min
104
Nearing midnight for the Gordon/Isaac pairing
Aaron Gordon and Jonathan Isaac has unfulfilling seasons. And that has brought the questions of how they ultimately pair together to the forefront.
31 min
105
Mo Bamba and Steve Clifford want you to vote!
Mo Bamba and Steve Clifford were at the Amway Center on Tuesday encouraging residents to register to vote for National Voter Registration Day.
35 min
106
Positional and skill versatiilty
The Orlando Magic have a lot of positional needs to fill as they examine their offseason. But finding skill versatility might be just as important.
32 min
107
The Orlando Magic Post-Mortem Part 3
The Orlando Magic have a lot of big decisions coming up ahead of them. On this episode, I discuss the team's overall philosophy on building and what Jeff Weltman has to be thinking about as he remakes the franchise.
43 min
108
Orlando Magic Post-Mortem Part 2
We are two weeks removed from the end of the Orlando Magic's season. In this episode, we break down the shooting need and the Magic's draft strategy.
45 min
109
The Orlando Magic Post-Mortem Part 1
With two weeks between the end of the season and now, we break down everything about the Orlando Magic this season and offseason in part one of our three-part conversation.
44 min
110
Markelle Fultz blew past every expectation
The Orlando Magic did not know what to expect from Markelle Fultz a year ago today. He blew past every expectation to become the team's future starter.
25 min
111
The Miami Heat model
The Orlando Magic are capped out with seemingly no way forward. But that doesn't mean they cannot grow and grow quickly. Just look at the Miami Heat.
34 min
112
The makings of a modern offense
The Orlando Magic's offense has been abysmal to say the least and is at the top of mind as they prepare for the offseason. But one element may already be in place.
30 min
113
Evan Fournier's half-way redemption
Evan Fournier had a career year. Yet the lasting impression was his difficult postseason that still leaves a lot on the table and a foul taste for the offseason.
27 min
114
2020 was not 2019, and it wouldn't have been an...
The Orlando Magic want to believe they were due for a 2019-like run if there was not a pandemic. But that is not quite right. This team wasn't at that level.
32 min
115
The Options at the NBA Draft
The Orlando Magic will have plenty of options when the NBA Draft comes around in October.
27 min
116
The Offseason Overview: Welcome to Cap Hell
The Orlando Magic have a lot of difficult decisions ahead as they try to plot a path forward, and little cap room to do so.
37 min
117
Steve Clifford + Jeff Weltman's post-mortem
The Orlando Magic's season is over and Steve Clifford and Jeff Weltman broke down a sometimes frustrating and sometimes encouraging 2020 run.
31 min
118
The end is here
The Orlando Magic's season came to an end in Game 5 against the Milwaukee Bucks. Now the uncertain offseason begins and change is in the air.
45 min
119
Aaron Gordon's frustrating season ends
As the NBA tries to map out how it will resume and just what message it will send and action it takes, Aaron Gordon heads home to end his frustrating season.
41 min
120
Players put their season hold to strike for rac...
The NBA's players have put their season on hold as another police shooting has forced them to lead for change.
38 min
121
At the end of the world, be who you are
The Orlando Magic face elimination in their series with the Milwaukee Bucks. As they stare at the end of the world, they have to be themselves even more.
15 min
122
Nothing left for the fourth quarter
The Orlando Magic gave themselves a real chance to tie the series. But gave up a killer run in the fourth quarter that ended their hopes and left a lot of questions.
39 min
123
Mid-series check up
The Orlando Magic struggled early again in a Game 3 loss setting up a must-win Game 4 on Monday. We are joined by Stephen Cameron of The Close Up Magic to break down the series so far.
60 min
124
Orlando Magic lose Game 2, or why first quarter...
The Orlando Magic fell to the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 2, unable to overcome a horrendous shooting start.
37 min
125
A whole new game
The Orlando Magic know the counterpunch is coming. Game 2 is going to be a completely different game.
39 min
126
Orlando Magic win Game 1 over the Milwaukee Buc...
The Orlando Magic got an All-Star performance from Nikola Vucevic as they surprisingly dominated the Milwaukee Bucks for a Game 1 win.
40 min
127
The day is here
The whole season has been building up toward the Orlando Magic's return to the playoffs. Now we see what this team is made of and just how much progress they made this season.
32 min
128
Breaking it all down -- Magic vs. Bucks, Round 1
It is time to get ready. We break it all down and preview the Magic's series with the Bucks with Locked On Bucks' Kane Pitman.
51 min
129
Back to where it matters
The Orlando Magic are back to where it matters. After confirming last year's playoff appearance they have to prove themselves all over again.
29 min
130
One more time. . .
The Orlando Magic have one more tuneup before the playoffs. They have a lot to work on with their energy and also their 3-point defense.
32 min
131
Time to step up
The Orlando Magic no-showed a loss to the Brooklyn Nets. They are not looking Playoff-ready and their star player is not stepping up.
30 min
132
Bucks in the background
The Orlando Magic have two games left in the seeding round and they want to use it to get themselves right. But the Milwaukee Bucks loom large in the background.
30 min
133
Left it all on the table
The Orlando Magic officially lost the race to seventh after leaving a win on the table against the Boston Celtics.
38 min
134
the orlando magic made the playoffs
The Orlando Magic fell to the Philadelphia 76ers but still clinched a second straight playoff berth.
32 min
135
A frustrating playoff preview
The Orlando Magic fell behind again and struggled to break the Toronto Raptors in a potential playoff preview.
33 min
136
Far from playoff ready
The Orlando Magic failed their first test against a playoff caliber team, falling behind against the Indiana Pacers and never catching up.
33 min
137
Day 1 of the comeback
The Orlando Magic are still crushed with the injury to Jonathan Isaac. But he is optimistic and is already thinking about his comeback.
42 min
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Injuries are just the worst
Jonathan Isaac tore his ACL as the Orlando Magic won easily. And injuries are just the worst.
41 min
139
Jonathan Isaac's reasons are his own
There are important conversations happening throughout the country. Jonathan Isaac bucked the trend by standing during the anthem and speaking his feelings about how to protest and act.
57 min
140
It is time...
The NBA seeding round is here. The Orlando Magic resume their season Friday with a lot on the line.
36 min
141
Orlando Magic have their eye on the present and...
Jonathan Isaac is back. But there is still work to do until he is back. And the Magic will still be deliberate with their eyes still on the future.
27 min
142
Jonathan Isaac is hereth
Jonathan Isaac made his triumphant return to the court and he did not disappoint.
28 min
143
Jonathan Isaac cometh
The Orlando Magic's offense again had its struggles in a scrimmage loss. Do not worry Jonathan Isaac is set to return Monday.
31 min
144
Moving at their own pace
The Orlando Magic are making sure players move at their own pace as they prepare for the season's restart.
22 min
145
The Orlando Magic play a game
The Orlando Magic hit the floor for the first time in four months and looked . . . OK. It certainly was no disaster and the team has a foundation to grow form. But lots of work to do.
33 min
146
Gameday is (finally) here
The Orlando Magic will get their chance to hit the floor for the first time in four months as they take on the LA Clippers in their first scrimmage.
22 min
147
OMD Post-Hiatus Mailbag
The NBA season is almost back! We dive into the OMD Mailbag and answer some pressing questions before the season resumes.
29 min
148
Ready or not, here they come
It is officially game week for the Orlando Magic. As they try to integrate Markelle Fultz back into the fold, the Magic are preparing to see just where they are at.
26 min
149
All hands on deck
The Orlando Magic are still figuring out how they will manage the upcoming season. Everyone on the roster will have to play a role.
26 min
150
Playing constant catch-up
The Orlando Magic like every team are trying to catch up in time to be ready for the season. That might prove to be a longer process than we thought.
26 min
151
No one really knows
The Orlando Magic are excited to have Jonathan Isaac back in practice, but like with the team, nobody really knows how quickly he or the team can be ready to play.
29 min
152
Mo Bamba, secret weapon
Mo Bamba confirmed his weight gains during the quarantine and hiatus. That could make him much more than a secret weapon as the Orlando Magic
28 min
153
Life in the bubble
The Orlando Magic conducted their first practice as they get a little bit of normalcy in hitting the floor once again.
37 min
154
Second chances and bubble frenzy
The Orlando Magic have entered the bubble and await their second chance to achieve their season-long goals.
30 min
155
Goals for the bubble
The Orlando Magic get ready to enter the bubble with a lot of questions, a hope to regain rhythm and one clear goal.
35 min
156
Into the unknown
The Orlando Magic are preparing to travel into the unknown of the restarted NBA season, giving their coach little precious time to prepare and no sense of where they are at.
37 min
157
Faithful to the grind
Markelle Fultz has experience more than most on having to work hard and wait to return to the court. He is hoping that helps him be ready to return.
32 min
158
Magic will get their chance in the bubble
The NBA released the schedules for the league's return to play. And the Orlando Magic will get their chance to play their way up to seventh and feel the Playoff intensity.
33 min
159
Half man, half myth
Vince Carter says goodbye to the NBA, Evan Fournier dispels several myths and the NBA Draft is still three months away!
40 min
160
The Silver Anniversary of the 1995 Orlando Magi...
The Orlando Magic are celebrating the silver anniversary of perhaps the best team in franchise history. Luke Hetrick of Spectrum Sports 360 joins the show to discuss what made that team so special.
67 min
161
The situation on the ground
Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Orange County, putting the NBA's return plan at risk.
31 min
162
Of Admirals and... Shaq
In 1995, the NBA was set to see two of its best centers face off. They got Hakeem Olajuwon instead. The Magic and Spurs' collision course was derailed.
49 min
163
NBA irons out the details
The NBA is ironing out the details of its return. Most importantly, it gives players the information to decide whether to play or not.
28 min
164
Every concern is valid
The NBA's players are still weighing whether to come back. And new issues keep coming up for discussion.
33 min
165
When we last left our heroes...
It has been three months since we last saw our heroes. The Orlando Magic were truly turning a corner when the season went on hiatus.
38 min
166
SPECIAL - Locked On's Black Lives Matter Roundt...
8 Locked On Hosts discuss life as a black man in America
85 min
167
Not to put a damper on things...
Central Florida is seeing a small spike in new cases of the coronavirus and other news shows it is not a matter of if but when the coronavirus returns to the NBA.
38 min
168
Un-happy 25th Anniversary
Sunday is an un-happy anniversary in Orlando Magic history. We reflect on Game 1 of the 1995 NBA Finals 25 years later and how the Magic's bravado got broken.
52 min
169
The NBA season has a plan to return! Woo-hoo!
The NBA is preparing to announce its return to play plan and the Magic still hold all the cards.
31 min
170
The NBA is asking the Orlando Magic for everything
The NBA is nearing its return and it is clear the league is going to ask the Orlando Magic to gamble everything.
25 min
171
How the NBA SHOULD come back with group play
The NBA is reportedly considering several ideas for their return to play plan with an announcement coming soon. Here is how I think they should do it.
39 min
172
Why the end of the season is important
The Orlando Magic need to finish the season to continue developing their players. Aaron Gordon most of all.
37 min
173
What to do with 8th -- with Shawn Coleman of Lo...
The NBA is still figuring out how it wants to make its comeback. For the teams sitting in eighth, they very well could put their Playoff spots on the line to play their way in.
53 min
174
The NBA's gears begin to turn
The NBA has officially acknowledged it plans to restart its season at Disney as the league's wheels begin to turn.
38 min
175
The Magic documentaries we need to see
With The Last Dance completed, we are thinking about the next Orlando Magic stories to tell.
39 min
176
Sliding Doors and 2009's resiliency
Doc Rivers clarified one of the great what ifs of Orlando Magic history and it still does not make us feel any better. Plus rewatching the 2009 Magic reveals something unexpected.
30 min
177
Lessons from The Last Dance
The conclusion to The Last Dance gives us a chance to reflect on what we can learn from Michael Jordan's championship-winning career.
39 min
178
Locked On Magic 05.15.20: What If? 1996 Magic v...
The Orlando Magic and Seattle SuperSonics represented the best of the 1990s and the future of the league. Both fell short because of Michael Jordan and the problems of more.
34 min
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Locked On Magic 05.13.20: The obvious answer
The Orlando Magic's offense kickstarted after the All-Star Break for many reasons. There is one big one that is at the center of everything.
24 min
180
Locked On Magic 05.13.20: Clear vision, full dr...
The Orlando Magic are sure to be at the center of several trade rumors when the offseason finally comes around. Their vision is more important than ever.
43 min
181
Locked On Magic 05.11.20: Another sleight in Jo...
The Orlando Magic became another sleight in Michael Jordan's ledger as he used the fuel of 1995 to dominate in 1996. Orlando Magic's place in history might just be relegated to just another of the vanquished.
60 min
182
Locked On Magic 05.07.20: Let's fix the NBA's T...
The NBA 2K League tipped off with a unique vision of broadcasting its league games. It got me thinking of how the NBA can fix its TV problems.
35 min
183
Locked On Magic 05.05.20: Basketball is the hap...
The NBA is showing signs it is starting to rouse from its slumber. But how the season returns is going to be a long time.
26 min
184
Locked On Magic 05.04.20: Rewatchables -- Magic...
The Orlando Magic's landmark series win over the Chicago Bulls is a lot different than we choose to remember it.
63 min
185
Locked On Magic 04.30.20: The Steal, Part 2
Today we rewatch the second half of the Orlando Magic's Game 1 win over the Chicago Bulls in the 1995 NBA Playoffs.
106 min
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Locked On Magic 04.29.20: The Steal (Part 1)
We rewatched the Orlando Magic's Game 1 win over the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday. Here is the first half discussion from the best game in Magic history.
60 min
187
Locked On Magic 04.28.20: No diss, Aaron Gordon...
Aaron Gordon seems a bit salty still after his Dunk Contest defeat. But what is more important is how the Magic found a way to optimize him after the All-Star Break.
38 min
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Locked On Magic 04.24.20: It's not all bad
The Orlando Magic's season has not gone according to plan. But it has not been a disaster either. And there are plenty of great moments to hold onto.
44 min
189
Locked On Magic 04.23.20: "Playoff Preview" Bos...
Instead of breaking down the actual playoffs, we get a hypothetical playoff preview for the Orlando Magic against the Boston Celtics.
58 min
190
Locked On Magic 04.21.20: "Playoff Preview" vs....
While we wait for the season to restart when we should be watching the playoffs, I chat with Sean Woodley about a likely playoff rematch with the Toronto Raptors.
60 min
191
Locked On Magic 04.20.20: The plan should alrea...
The Orlando Magic's season is not a success, nor is it a failure. But the team should already have a picture of where it goes next.
35 min
192
Locked On Magic 04.15.20: A season ended on pause
Wednesday was supposed to be the final day of the regular season. But there are no playoffs ahead and only uncertainty for when we will resume.
34 min
193
Locked On Magic 04.14.20: Growing from the middle
The Orlando Magic face some important decisions this offseason, or they could defer them another year. Either way, the team's growth rests in the balance.
64 min
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Locked On Magic 04.13.20: Of Championships and ...
The Orlando Magic pushed all in with perhaps their best team in 2010 but came up short. What was the ultimate legacy of the 2010 Orlando Magic?
72 min
195
Locked On Magic 04.09.20: The questions we need...
The Orlando Magic have had a sometimes frustrating season that has left a lot of questions unanswered throughout the course of the year.
35 min
196
Locked On Magic: 04.08.20: The Missed Chances o...
The Orlando Magic had one of their best season in 2009 and came to regret the missed chance of 2009. So too did the Denver Nuggets as two franchises shined in 2009.
67 min
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Locked On Magic 04.06.20: Orlando Magic Rewind ...
The Orlando Magic scored their biggest win of the season over the Los Angeles Lakers in mid-January. Zach Oliver of Orlando Pinstriped Post joined a live stream re-watch of the game to talk about the Magic then and now.
50 min
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Locked On Magic 04.02.20: Mailbag goes looking ...
We open up the mailbag to answer your questions about Markelle Fultz and the Orlando Magic's future stars.
32 min
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Locked On Magic 04.01.20: Dwight Howard lost hi...
Dwight Howard's career was a tragedy as expectation and criticism turned the impressionable young center away from what made him special.
43 min
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Locked On Magic 03.31.20: Shooting toward the D...
The NBA Draft starts to come into focus as we wait for the hiatus to finish. Already the Magic's needs in the draft are clear.
32 min