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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 09.29.17: Aaron Gordon rising
The Orlando Magic and its fans are eagerly awaiting to see Aaron Gordon take the floor this year. It feels like this season is his time to shine. To do so, he will have to improve his jumper and take a big leap (9:40). The stakes are high as it appears...
19 min
Locked On Magic 09.28.17: Focused on Defense
Orlando Magic training camp continues as the team continues to install its offensive and defensive principles. It is clear the Magic will put a lot of their focus on defense after struggling last year (1:15). As for the future, it is also clear Jeff We...
23 min
Locked On Magic 09.27.17: Off and Running!
Orlando Magic training camp is off and running as the team got going in its first day. It was a bit different as the team's familiarity with each other and the coach helped them get off to a fast start (2:05). I also check in on Jonathan Isaac's first...
26 min
Locked On Magic 09.26.17: Media Day Expectations
The Orlando Magic gathered together for the first time in the 2018 season as they prepare for training camp Tuesday. There was no talk of the Playoff like last year, but rather a simple directive and expectation to meet. That simple task may be the har...
26 min
Locked On Magic 09.25.17: Expectations for 2018
The Orlando Magic enter the 2018 season with uncertainty. What will this team be and how does it achieve its goals? What even are its goals. As we prepare for media day and training camp, I look at what to expect for the Magic this season (3:05) and re...
35 min
Locked On Magic: 09.22.17: Potential to Reality
We finish our player outlooks with a look at perhaps the most promising and important player for the Orlando Magic: Aaron Gordon (11:45). This is the year where he has to turn potential into reality. I also discuss the Magic's recent hire of David Tenn...
26 min
Locked On Magic 09.21.17: Put up or shut up
For Elfrid Payton and Mario Hezonja it is a big prove-it year as both players try to establish themselves in the NBA. For Payton, he has to prove his post-All-Star run was more than a fluke (2:10). For Hezonja, he has to prove he belongs in the NBA (11...
25 min
Locked On Magic 09.20.17: Evan Fournier and Nik...
Evan Fournier (11:00) and Nikola Vucevic (18:45) arguably had down years last year in 2016. They both will figure to be important in 2017 and the Orlando Magic will need them both to breakthrough to find success. I also discuss the ESPN report the Magi...
29 min
Locked On Magic 09.19.17: It's the bench!
The Orlando Magic worked to remake their bench this year, I dug into the numbers a bit to find out why this was so important, and why the season might rest on how the bench performs (9:25). I also give an outlook on a key player off that bench in Arron...
23 min
Locked On Magic 09.18.17: New and Not-So-New
We are officially a week away from Orlando Magic Media Day! We kick our player outlooks into high gear looking at Jonathan Isaac and what he can bring to the team his rookie year (2:30) and Bismack Biyombo and how to reconcile his contract with his pro...
26 min
Locked On Magic 09.15.17: Lottery Reform and To...
I close the week with a special Facebook Live episode . . . IN AUDIO FORM! I discuss the NBA's efforts to reform the NBA Lottery and why I do not think they will have the desired effect. I also discuss the Magic's presence -- or lack thereof -- in the ...
32 min
Locked On Magic 09.14.17: Terrence Ross' outlook
Today, I continue our player outlook series by looking at Terrence Ross and whether this is (finally) the year he finds consistency (7:55). I also take a look at Marreese Speights (18:25) and what his role could be and review the leaked image of the Ma...
28 min
Locked On Magic 09.13.17: Jonathon Simmons Outlook
Locked On Magic is up and running once again as we begin our player outlook series. Today I look at what the expectations are for Jonathon Simmons (3:20). And I recap why Orlando Magic management restored some faith this summer (17:05).
33 min
Locked On Magic 09.12.17: Back from the Storm
No basketball talk on today's episode of Locked On Magic as we get back up and running after Hurricane Irma. I update you on how Orlando is recovering following this weekend's hurricane and set the table for the rest of the week. Thank you all for your...
14 min
Locked On Magic 09.08.17: Preparing for Irma
A few things to clean up before we shut down for Hurricane Irma. The Orlando Magic re-signed Damjan Rudez (yay?) for some extra training camp depth (6:35). But I put most of the focus today on how Evan Fournier and Nikola Vucevic are playing at Eurobas...
30 min
Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 76: Where t...
On today's episode of Locked On Magic, I am joined by Alex Kennedy of HoopsHype as we discuss where the Orlando Magic left off, what they added this offseason and where they go from here.
77 min
Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 75: Tracy M...
Tracy McGrady is a legend in Orlando Magic circles as one of the team's greatest players. This week, he enters the Basketball Hall of Fame. Today, I am joined by Ben DuBose of Locked on Rockets to discuss McGrady's career with the Magic and Rockets and...
68 min
Locked On Magic 09.04.17: It's T-MAC Week!
Happy Labor Day everyone! I do a quick recap of this weekend's Eurobasket action (2:40) and discuss the coaching changes (9:25). I then kick off Tracy McGrady Week by discussing his legacy and why it seems to endure (17:45).
30 min
Locked On Magic 09.01.17: Eurobasket on my TV!
It is September, and we have actual basketball to watch! I recap France's Eurobasket opener against Finland and break down Evan Fournier's 25-point performance (1:15). I then discuss why I think Eurobasket is important and what lessons Evan Fournier an...
33 min
Locked On Magic 08.31.17: Locked on Fantasy Bas...
On today's episode of Locked On Magic, I join Josh Lloyd of Locked on Fantasy Basketball to preview the Orlando Magic from the fantasy basketball perspective.
69 min
Locked On Magic 08.29.17: Jonathan Defense
With all the changes to the Orlando Magic, everyone seems to have forgotten about draft pick Jonathan Isaac. I discuss how he can help change the Magic's perimeter defense and what some basic expectations for him should be for his rookie year.
20 min
Locked On Magic 08.28.17: The Patience Problem
The Orlando Magic have never had to display patience throughout their team history. The last five years have tested them and they have learned a lot of lessons. Or we will find out if they have.
23 min
Locked On Magic 08.25.17: Don't Google this epi...
Evan Fournier has been getting some undeserved Internet hate this summer after an inefficient year last year. But I tell you why you should stick with Fournier a little longer (14:50). I also break down NBA2K18's All-Time Orlando Magic team (1:15).
29 min
Locked On Magic 08.23.17: Working hard or hardl...
With the earth moving in the Eastern Conference, I discuss what I hope the Orlando Magic's key players are working on this summer with a special focus on Aaron Gordon.
21 min
Locked On Magic 08.22.17: Bright side of the ec...
I celebrate Monday's eclipse with a look at the reasons to be optimistic about the 2018 Orlando Magic season (10:25). Even with the team's evaluative stance to the season (24:20). I also discuss the Magic's recent signing of Adreian Payne to a two-way ...
34 min