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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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Locked On Magic 11.05.18: Is this the foundatio...
The Orlando Magic scored a big win Sunday in response to a bad performance Friday. Is this how the Magic establish their culture?
28 min
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Locked On Magic 11.02.18: Bench energy... Bench...
The Orlando Magic's bench has statistically played well and done exactly what they need to -- bringing energy to the team.
19 min
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Locked On Magic 11.01.18: Where in the world is...
Evan Fournier was always a reliable shooter. To start the season, he has struggled like never before. Those struggles have hurt a team hungry for offense.
25 min
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Locked On Magic 10.31.18: Make or Miss (mostly ...
The Orlando Magic were able to get their defense right against the Sacramento Kings. But their horrid offense prevented them from getting a win.
31 min
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Locked On Magic 10.30.18: Offense, not as bad a...
The Orlando Magic offense is statistically abysmal, as expected. But there is something hidden in there. The team can and should be a lot better.
21 min
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Locked On Magic 10.29.18: Looking for leadership
The Orlando Magic are struggling to find consistency as the season starts. Their leaders must set the tone at this early stage.
29 min
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Locked On Magic 10.26.18: It's all in the details
The Orlando Magic looked flat-footed and a bit disengaged in a loss to the Portland Trail Blazers as Damian Lillard ran right past them.
25 min
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Locked On Magic 10.25.18: Jonathan Isaac is the...
Jonathan Isaac has gotten to a bit of an uneven start. But his strong game Monday shows why he is so important to the Magic, in whatever form he is ready to take.
21 min
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Locked On Magic 10.24.18: Mailbag, revisited
I asked for your mailbag questions and you delivered, showing a lot of curiosity in the B-I-G things coming for the Orlando Magic.
37 min
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Locked On Magic 10.23.18: Get used to the defense
The Orlando Magic displayed their defensive prowess in upsetting the Boston Celtics on the road and returning to .500.
31 min
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Locked On Magic 10.22.18: So close... is not go...
The Orlando Magic had what might be termed a good performance in a loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. But Steve Clifford is clearly trying to set a new standard.
33 min
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Locked On Magic 10.19.18: What's different abou...
The Orlando Magic have heard the promise of new coaches before. So what is going to be different about Steve Clifford? Already it seems like a lot.
24 min
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Locked On Magic 10.18.18: A little bit of Aaron...
The Orlando Magic opened their season with a strong performance that previews what the team ultimately wants to become. Even if the end was extremely nervy.
29 min
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Locked On Magic 10.17.18: The BIG Day is here!
The big day is here! The Orlando Magic open their season against the Miami Heat tonight! I preview the game and discuss the early part of the season.
25 min
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Locked On Magic 10.16.18: The Eastern Conferenc...
With the NBA season starting today, I preview the Eastern Conference and where the Orlando Magic fit in.
28 min
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Locked On Magic 10.15.18: The Western Conferenc...
The NBA season is finally here! Well, almost. As we get set for the first slate of games and the season to begin, I preview the Western Conference.
32 min
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Locked On Magic 10.11.18: Jonathan Isaac makes ...
Jonathan Isaac returned from injury and suddenly the Orlando Magic looked ready for the regular season, routing the Memphis Grizzlies.
21 min
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Locked On Magic 10.10.18: The next steps for Aa...
Aaron Gordon is set to take another step this year and is playing well in the preseason. What will he do in the regular season now?
22 min
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Locked On Magic 10.09.18: Feeling the Heat
The Orlando Magic are starting to feel the pressure as they try to round into form. The loss to the Miami Heat raised some discouraging signs even with some time to correct.
24 min
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Locked On Magic 10.08.18: Paving your own way
The Orlando Magic are trying to pave their own way as Steve Clifford takes over and the team tries to build itself from the bottom.
27 min
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Locked On Magic 10.05.18: The Eastern Conferenc...
The Orlando Magic season is quickly approaching and we dive into expectations for the year and the Eastern Conference landscape with Orlando Pinstriped Post's Zach Oliver.
65 min
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Locked On Magic 10.04.18: Same old, same old Ni...
Nikola Vucevic has been one of the most reliable options for the Orlando Magic for a long time. But it seems his days are numbered as the team prepares to turn a new page.
23 min
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Locked On Magic 10.02.18: Just getting started...
The Orlando Magic played their first exhibition game. There was plenty to like and plenty to dislike. And resist the temptation to draw conclusions.
24 min
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Locked On Magic 10.01.18: The first rehearsal
The Orlando Magic are preparing for their first preseason game and the expectations are... well... low. And they should be. It's the first preseason game.
24 min
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Locked On Magic 09.28.18: Questions for preseason
Training camp is in full swing and the preseason is in full view. The Orlando Magic have some big questions to sort out as the games start to begin.
25 min
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Locked ON Magic 09.27.18: The Terrence Ross Ret...
Terrence Ross is set to come back from a major leg injury that cost him 50-plus games last season. What state is he in heading into camp?
22 min
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Locked On Magic 09.26.18: First Day of Camp
The Orlando Magic completed their first day of camp and are laying the foundations for their team. It takes a lot of detail and a lot of work.
21 min
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Locked On Magic 09.25.18: It's Media Day!
The Orlando Magic held their Media Day and are ready to get going for the 2019 season. And optimism abounds as they prepare.
20 min
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Locked On Magic 09.24.18: All about Mo' (and Me...
Mohamed Bamba figures to be a key piece for the Orlando Magic moving forward. But his development his rookie year may be slow.
36 min
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Locked On Magic 09.21.18: Jonathan Isaac, the p...
Jonathan Isaac had a false start his rookie year. But he still showed plenty to get excited about for his second year.
24 min
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Locked On Magic 09.20.18: Evan Fournier should ...
Evan Fournier is easy to forget amid the excitement for the Orlando Magic's new wave of young players. But Fournier is still valuable for the team and someone they can count on.
24 min
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Locked On Magic 09.19.18: Swing through the Sou...
The Southeast Division seems like it is in turmoil after this summer. Each team is facing some serious issues heading into 2019.
24 min
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Locked On Magic 09.18.18: Questions for young p...
The Orlando Magic added Jarell Martin and Isaiah Briscoe. Both players trying to find their place in the league who might get that opportunity in Orlando.
22 min
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Locked On Magic 09.17.18: Aaron Gordon due for ...
Aaron Gordon had a breakthrough season last year. Now he has to show he is ready to take the next step.
25 min
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Locked On Magic 09.14.18: It's not D.J. Augusti...
D.J. Augustin will surely get some of the blame for the Magic's poor point guard situation. It isn't him you are angry at. And Augustin still provides a calming presence for a young team.
24 min
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Locked On Magic 09.13.18: Reviewing the last tw...
I finish my review of the last two draft classes with Stephen Cameron of Close Up Magic with a look at what to expect from Mohamed Bamba and Jonathan Isaac.
27 min
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Locked On Magic 09.12.18: Reviewing the last tw...
The Orlando Magic have started to lay the foundation for their future through the draft with some intriguing young players. Today, I chat about the second-round picks from the last two years and what to expect this year.
33 min
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Locked On Magic 09.11.18: The Orlando Update
Catching up on all things Orlando. I discuss the changes to the Amway Center Entertainment Complex and the oddly similar fate of the three major pro teams in Orlando.
25 min
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Locked On Magic 09.10.18: Jonathon Simmons' 201...
Jonathon Simmons proved his place in the NBA with a career year with more minutes. Now he has to do it again as the Magic refine his role.
22 min
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Locked On Magic 09.07.18: Remembering Rich DeVos
Orlando Magic owner Rich DeVos died Thursday at 92 years old. He left a legacy of service that made the Magic much more than a basketball team.
21 min
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Locked On Magic 09.06.18: Grant Hill's unfulfil...
Grant Hill will enter the Hall of Fame on Friday. Orlando Magic fans did not see him at his best with seven years dominated with injury. It left his career unfulfilled, even according to Locked On Pistons.
40 min
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Locked On Magic 09.05.18: The best players in O...
This year the Orlando Magic celebrate their 30th anniversary. I sat down to discuss some of the best players in Orlando Magic history with Aaron Goldstone of Orlando Pinstriped Post
57 min
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Locked On Magic 09.04.18: Time to load up the h...
Labor Day has come and gone and the season is officially in focus. Time to get hyped.
20 min
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Locked On Magic 08.31.18: An offseason of nothing
The Orlando Magic did not do very much this offseason, opting to sit it out and wait for the right moves rather than grabbing short-term glory.
19 min
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Locked On Magic 08.30.18: The day the 2009 Fina...
Game 4 of the 2009 Finals is a game that gets debated endless and is full of regret. It sped up the inevitable defeat in that series.
40 min
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Locked On Magic 08.28.18: The end of the bench
It is time to look at a few young players who will be fighting for playing time this year. What do Melvin Frazier and Isaiah Briscoe bring to the table?
20 min
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Locked On Magic 08.27.18: The Most Popular Play...
It is time to review the results of our Orlando Magic Daily ranking of the most popular players in team history.
44 min
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Locked On Magic 08.23.18: Mo Patience with Mo ...
Mohamed Bamba has captured a lot of excitement for Orlando Magic fans. But his rookie year will likely require some patience.
19 min
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Locked On Magic 08.22.18: Looking back, looking...
Where do the 2018 Orlando Magic rank in Magic history? And what will make the 2019 Magic team successful? We look back and ahead.
25 min
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Locked On Magic 08.17.18: The Eastern Conferenc...
The Orlando Magic are going to entertain the Playoffs nominally. So what does the Eastern Conference look like? And where do the Magic fall as we tier the teams?
30 min
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Locked On Magic 08.15.18: Orlando Opportunities
The Orlando Solar Bears are getting a big boost with the Tampa Bay Lightning agreeing to be their affiliate. It feels like a good local team is all this market needs.
34 min
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Locked On Magic 08.14.18: The stretches that de...
The table is set for the Orlando Magic with the 2019 season. What areas will define the season for the Magic?
27 min
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Locked On Magic 08.11.18: The 2019 Schedule is ...
The Orlando Magic's 2018-19 season schedule is out. I run through the basic highlights of the schedule and what to expect as things get started.
21 min
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Locked On Magic 08.10.18: For Jonathon Simmons'...
Jonathon Simmons had a career year in his first time in a defined role. Now he has to do the most difficult thing -- do it again.
15 min
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Locked On Magic 08.08.18: Inside the NBA 2K Lea...
The NBA 2K League enters its final week with Magic Gaming in the driver's seat for a Playoff spot. I spoke with The Post Game's Jeff Eisenband to figure out where the league has thrived and what to expect from the Playoff push.
51 min
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Locked On Magic 08.06.18: Win projections!
The first batch of win projections are out! What do they say about the expectations for the Orlando Magic's season and how should we really measure success?
24 min
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Locked On Magic 08.03.18: Offseason Mailbag!
The Orlando Magic offseason is in full swing. I answered some of your questions about the direction the team will go and what the future might hold.
34 min
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Locked On Magic 07.31.18: Length is the word
The Orlando Magic have put a focus on drafting and finding players with length. What effect does this actually have? We have actually seen it at work.
20 min
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 90: Drafter...
OMD Podcast: Draftermath -- Long Nights, Long Players, Long Podcasts
57 min
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 88: Buildin...
OMD Podcast: Lessons from the Tampa Bay Lightning
49 min
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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