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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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