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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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).
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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...
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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
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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.
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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...
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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).
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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...
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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.
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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
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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.
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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).
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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
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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 ...
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Locked On Magic 08.21.17: Fournier vs. Vuc to t...
This weekend featured the marquee matchup of Evan Fournier vs. Nikola Vucevic! Well, for four minutes. But I still tell you how Fournier is playing for France in Eurobasket prep (0:50). I also dive deeper into the 2018 schedule (7:05) and talk about ex...
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Locked On Magic 08.18.17: The Greatest of All Time
We conclude our history week by revealing Orlando Magic Daily's pick for the best Magic team of all time and discuss the case for and against that team (1:05). I also break down who I would put on the all-time Magic team for NBA2K18 (22:20).
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Locked On Magic 08.17.17: Star search and trans...
Our history week continues as I examine how this star search differs from other Orlando Magic star searches after big trades and departures and why it is important the Magic find their star somewhere (6:55). I also discuss some news about Mario Hezonja...
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Locked On Magic 08.16.17: Flash!
Our history week continues as I say some words and remember Darrell Armstrong and what he means to the Orlando Magic franchise (8:25). I also break down the leaks of the Magic's new Nike jerseys (1:30).
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Locked On Magic 08.15.17: Schedule Day!
The NBA schedule is out. I break down the important stretches on the Orlando Magic schedule this year and other trends I notice in how the team's schedule is constructed (1:15). I also discuss what happened in the 2017 season and where it fits in with ...
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Locked On Magic 08.14.17: Lessons from the worst
This week on Orlando Magic Daily, we are ranking the best teams in Orlando Magic history. Today on Locked On Magic, I look at what lessons we learn about rebuilding from the five worst teams in Magic history (9:55). I also discuss Eurobasket and why it...
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Locked On Magic 08.11.17: Face-boom shaka laka ...
We close out the week on Locked On Magic with another Facebook Live episode. Today, I chat about the Orlando Magic's all-time NBA JAM team and begin constructing a NBA JAM team for the current Magic.
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 74: To the ...
We continue to begin breaking down the Orlando Magic's offseason as we do a deep dive into the depths of the Magic roster with Orlando Magic Daily contributor Zach Palmer.
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Locked On Magic 08.09.17: Southeast kind of life
The Southeast Division did not see the massive changes seen throughout the NBA. Staying relatively still may have very well helped several teams improve their standing in the Eastern Conference (21:00). I also discuss the Lakeland Magic's new hires (4:...
30 min
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Locked On Magic 08.08.17: G-Leagerness
It being the doldrums, I vent my G-League eagerness and ponder how the Orlando Magic will use the G-League (2:35). I also discuss the Magic's intent in investing more in their basketball operations and what that means (17:20).
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Locked On Magic 08.07.17: What are we fighting ...
Locked On Magic is back from vacation and there is plenty to talk about! Bismack Biyombo plays in the NBA Africa Game (2:20)! Early reviews of the Magic's offseason (8:20)! Playoff talk (16:45)!
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Locked On Magic 08.01.17: Facebook Live Mailbag!
Before Locked On Magic heads off on vacation for the rest of the week, I opened up the Orlando Magic Daily Mailbag and answered your questions in this special Facebook Live Mailbag episode. I also discuss the surprise waiving of Marcus Georges-Hunt.
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Locked On Magic 07.31.17: Beyond Homecoming Week
Last week in Orlando was homecoming week as the Orlando Magic welcomed back Arron Afflalo and Marreese Speights came home. Orlando City also welcomed back Dom Dwyer. But homecomings are not always what they seem (18:55). I also discuss Mario Hezonja no...
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Locked On Magic 07.28.17: Happy Homecoming
The Orlando Magic welcomed two new players "home" in some way as they introduced Arron Afflalo (2:35) and Marreese Speights (8:30). Both players have ties to Orlando with Afflalo returning to the place of his best years and Speights returning to his ho...
25 min
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Locked On Magic 07.27.17: Salary cap streeeeetch
The Orlando Magic seemingly completed their summer without addressing their big shooting need. Then a pair of minimum contracts seemed to help solve it. Does Arron Afflalo fill the Magic's needs (16:35)? I also look at the implications of the Magic str...
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 73: New Kid...
On this episode of the Orlando Magic Daily Podcast, we welcome in some new kids on the block. Not just Arron Afflalo, Jonathon Simmons and the Magic newcomers, but also our new friends from the Orlando Magic Podcast! We get their fan perspective on the...
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Locked On Magic 07.25.17: Thinking small, going...
The Orlando Magic's gamble to go big last year failed and now they are fully embracing going small. What kind of small team are they trying to be? I break down how the Magic have gone small (6:30) and why their current starting lineup works (for now) (...
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Locked On Magic 07.24.17: Mo' Rumors, Mo' Trades
The Orlando Magic are not done yet. The team is reportedly set to sign Marreese Speights (0:50). I react to the signing and discuss what it means for Nikola Vucevic and the trade market (7:00). I then address the Kyrie Irving trade rumors and why the M...
29 min
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Locked On Magic 07.21.17: The Shelvin Mack Show
Shelvin Mack was the somewhat confusing and surprising signing for the Orlando Magic at point guard. There are a lot of ways the signing raises questions, but a lot of ways it makes sense. I explore the Mack signing and what it means for the Magic movi...
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Locked On Magic 07.20.17: All about Jonathon Si...
On today's episode of Locked On Magic we are talking all about Jonathon Simmons. We sit down with Jeff Garcia of Locked On Spurs to find out who Simmons is on the player, why things were not perfect with the Spurs and what the reaction is to losing him...
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Locked On Magic 07.19.17: Finding Intangibles
The Orlando Magic introduced Jonathon Simmons and Shelvin Mack to the media Tuesday. What was it about them that drew the Magic to them. It is hard to count that is for sure. Their intangibles were part of the equation (6:00). I also discuss the NBA an...
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Locked On Magic 07.18.17: The Landscape
The Orlando Magic's summer is essentially done (1:30), so I spend today's podcast scaling back and looking at the Eastern Conference landscape (9:00).
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Locked On Magic 07.17.17: A complete roster wit...
The Orlando Magic completed their roster this weekend by signing Jonathon Simmons. Where does that leave the team looking ahead to this season? (1:30) And what do the Magic's free agent signings say about Jeff Weltman's vision for the team? (10:25)
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Locked On Magic 07.14.17: Back from vacation an...
You would think things would be easy coming back from vacation. Nope. The Orlando Magic signed Jonathon Simmons while I was recording this podcast so I have a live reaction (21:20). I also answer your questions about the Magic's future cap room (0:00) ...
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Locked On Magic 07.09.17: Return of the MACK
Sorry, had to use that one. I will use it again. On this special episode, I react to the Orlando Magic's reported signing of Shelvin Mack (00:50) and what it means for the team next year and the rest of the summer. I also discuss briefly Evan Fournier'...
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 72: Summer ...
Summer League is over and there is a lot to recap. We are joined by Cory Hutson of Orlando Pinstriped Post to discuss what we saw including how Jonathan Isaac and played and which players made an impression. We also discuss free agency... and the lack ...
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Locked On Magic 07.06.17: Summer League winding...
Summer League is winding down as we get set for Championship Thursday. I discuss some of the lesser-known players who are going to get their chance in the final two days and some early takeaways (1:35). I then turn the attention to free agency and expl...
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Locked On Magic 07.05.17: The Development Question
Jonathan Isaac's Summer League is officially over and it was pretty much a success (2:40). The future though is all about his development. There the Magic have had their struggles and may need a new approach to resolving this tricky question (9:05). Th...
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Locked On Magic 07.04.17: The Free Agent Conundrum
The Orlando Magic have done nothing in free agency so far (at least publicly). I explain why this is not a cause for alarm and might be the right strategy for the team (1:25). I also recap Summer League so far for Jonathan Isaac as he has gotten better...
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Locked On Magic 07.03.17: The Foundation
The Orlando Magic played their first two Summer League games, working out their nerves and beginning to lay an interesting foundation defensively. I look at how Jonathan Isaac has played and how the team is previewing what it wants to be (5:50). I also...
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Locked On Magic 06.30.17: Summer League'ing, ha...
It is the end of June, and while the specter of free agency hangs over the league, the Orlando Magic are getting ready for Summer League. I preview what to expect from Jonathan Isaac and the Magic for Summer League next week (3:35). I also preview what...
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Locked On Magic 06.29.17: Positions of Need
The Orlando Magic are getting closer and closer to a free agency period that will be difficult to piece together. Today, I look at two positions of some need -- power forward (1:30) and shooting guard (10:40).
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Locked On Magic 06.28.17: Real Free Agency Rumo...
Yes, that is right. Something leaked out about the Orlando Magic's free agency plans (and not on a white board). I break down whether the Orlando Magic should, or even can, chase after Andre Iguodala (6:45). I then also take a look at some other small ...
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Locked On Magic 06.27.17: Free Agency Primer
We turn our attention away from the NBA Draft and put free agency in the crosshairs. I explain how much cap room the Orlando Magic have and what options to sign new players they have (1:15). And then I discuss the free agent point guards the Magic coul...
28 min
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Locked On Magic 06.26.17: Welcome the Rookies
The Orlando Magic's picks -- Jonathan Isaac and Wesley Iwundu -- were formally introduced Friday. Here what they had to say about how they reached the NBA and their sometimes difficult journey to get to the Magic (1:25). I then discuss what the selecti...
26 min
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Locked On Magic 06.23.17: NBA Draft Reactions, ...
The Orlando Magic entered the night with four draft picks and came out with . . . well, it was interesting. First the Magic made a controversial pick of Jonathan Isaac and then got to work trading two of the remaining three picks from this Draft. I cha...
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Locked On Magic 06.22.17: Judgment Day
It is finally here -- the NBA Draft. I take a macro view at the NBA Draft and why things will be fine for the Orlando Magic no matter what happens (4:35). I also discuss the trends I saw in the various mock drafts I participated in this week (12:30).
32 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 71: 2017 NB...
The NBA Draft is one day away! We do a comprehensive preview with Aaron Goldstone of Orlando Pinstriped Post to talk about the top of the Draft, mid-round steals and the end of the first round for the Orlando Magic.
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Locked On Magic 06.20.17: Good options upon goo...
The Orlando Magic are making their final preparations for the NBA Draft and like where they stand. Here what Jeff Weltman has to say as the Magic approach the Draft (5:00). I also discuss the last big prospect to profile, Florida State's Jonathan Isaac...
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Locked On Magic 06.19.17: If it keeps on rumori...
Draft week starts off with a bang as the Boston Celtics trade the No. 1 overall pick. I look back on when the Magic traded the No. 1 pick in 1993 and discuss its effects (4:10). I also answer your questions in our regular mailbag (28:50) and talk speci...
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Locked On Magic 06.16.17: Draft Prospect-palooza
It is the end of the week and it is officially draft week! I catch up on our draft prospect review with a look at Derrick White (2:15), Terrance Ferguson (7:05), T.J. Leaf (11:15), Harry Giles (15:10), Anzejs Pasecniks (17:55) and Isaiah Hartenstein (2...
27 min
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Locked On Magic 06.15.17: The Job Interview
We are one week away from the NBA Draft. I discuss what the Orlando Magic are looking for in these individual workouts with the top prospects as things have remained quiet (7:55). I also break down the excitement of the Magic's new front office hires (...
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Locked On Magic 06.14.17: Draft Studs
On today's episode of Locked On Magic, I play some catch up with draft prospects, profiling three players the Magic would do backflips over at 6. I break down my favorite prospect in this Draft, Josh Jackson (4:15); the best shooter in this draft, Mali...
23 min
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Locked On Magic 06.13.17: The Warriors are champs
The NBA season is officially over. I break down the Golden State Warriors' win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals and the legacy Kevin Durant has now built (1:50). I also discuss the optimism of being 0-0 (13:20) and remind everyone where t...
30 min
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Locked On Magic 06.12.17: One Year Later
On today's episode of Locked on Magic, I reflect on the City of Orlando a year after Pulse and share my memories of that evening, the memorials after and where the city is now.
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Locked On Magic 06.09.17: That's a stretch
I finish off the week on Locked On Magic by profiling two prospects who might be a bit of a reach for the Orlando Magic with the sixth pick in Lauri Markkanen (10:20) and Frank Ntilikina (15:40). I also discuss Game Three of the NBA Finals and the late...
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 70: The Sta...
On today's episode of Locked On Magic and the Orlando Magic Daily Podcast, I discuss the state of the Magic fan with Orlando Magic Daily contributor Ricky Scricca. We look at a recent Harvard study that tracked fan loyalty and where the Magic stand usi...
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Locked On Magic 06.07.17: Rebuild or Reset?
The Orlando Magic have some big decisions to make this summer. But it does not look like the team is going to do a complete makeover. The Magic still intend to win and improve this season (8:45). I also profile Arizona center Lauri Markkanen as draft p...
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Locked On Magic 06.06.17: Opening up the Mailbag
It is mailbag day on Locked On Magic as I open up the Orlando Magic Daily Mailbag and answer some roster questions about the team ahead of the NBA Draft (9:30). I also look back at the last six sixth overall picks (2:00).
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Locked On Magic 06.05.17: Draft Profile Roulette
We start off the week with a quick look at several NBA Draft prospects the Orlando Magic may target at pick No. 25 -- Tyler Lydon, Ivan Rabb, Rodions Kurucs, Ike Anigbogu and D.J. Wilson (7:15). I also recap Game Two of the NBA Finals (2:20).
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Locked On Magic 06.02.17: Resetting the needs
The calendar has turned to June and the focus is squarely on the Draft. To close the week, I reset the table and describe what was positive and what was concerning about the end of the season (5:55). I then discuss the Magic's big needs for the Draft (...
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Locked On Magic 06.01.17: NBA Finals Preview
The NBA Finals begin tonight! I take a break from strictly Orlando Magic talk to discuss the history that is about to be made when the Cleveland Cavaliers take on the Golden State Warriors (4:05). I then discus how LeBron James helped cause the Magic's...
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Locked On Magic 05.31.17: Four's a crowd?
The Orlando Magic have four picks in this year's NBA Draft. What should they do with them? There is a compelling argument to keep all four and restock the cupboard (2:20). I also take a look at Jayson Tatum from Duke as our draft prospect profiles cont...
22 min
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Locked On Magic 05.30.17: Reputation is everything
The Orlando Magic were inadvertently in the news as Kevin Durant asked why the team was not in the Playoffs for the last five years. No, it is not Kevin Durant's fault. But Durant name-dropping the Magic shows how far their reputation has fallen (2:40)...
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 69: Who is ...
Happy Memorial Day! On this episode of the Orlando Magic Daily Podcast, we sit down with Sean Woodley of Locked On Raptors to learn a little bit more about new president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman and the process he plans to bring to the Mag...
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Locked On Magic 05.26.17: All eyes on the Draft
Now that the Orlando Magic's front office has begun to settle in, all eyes turn to the NBA Draft. And this one is a doozy. The Magic are in a precarious situation where the Draft might be the best way to add talent. They have to hit on this Draft (1:50...
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Locked On Magic 05.25.17: Stop, Collaborate and...
The Orlando Magic officially introduced president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman to the media Wednesday. I give my initial impressions of the new boss and explain what his approach might be as he takes over this team.
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Locked On Magic 05.24.17: Spare no expense
The Orlando Magic added to their front office by hiring John Hammond in what seems like a strong hire. I talk about the Magic's new front office leaders and what it means for the front office. I also discuss how the team can make its own luck as it loo...
20 min
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Locked On Magic 05.23.17: Weltman, defeater of ...
The Orlando Magic have a new president of basketball operations, reportedly. The team has reportedly hired Jeff Weltman to be their new president of basketball operations. Meet the new man in charge (1:30) and hear what lies in store for him to fix the...
26 min
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Locked On Magic 05.22.17: Building Culture
The 'c' word -- culture -- has been thrown around a lot for the Orlando Magic the last five years. How did the Magic try to build their culture and where did they lose it? Most importantly, how do they ensure they build their culture properly this time...
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Locked On Magic 05.19.17: Lottery Reaction with...
On this special episode of the Locked On Magic Podcast, I join the Heart and Hustle Podcast to react to the NBA Draft Lottery and what comes next for the Orlando Magic.
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Locked On Magic 05.18.17: The Lottery Fallout
The Lottery has come and gone and the dust is still settling as the Orlando Magic prepare to select with the sixth overall pick. While there is the disappointment the Magic's hopes were not rewarded in the Lottery, there is still plenty to believe in a...
40 min
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Orlando Magic Daily/Locked On Magic NBA Draft L...
The NBA Draft Lottery is here! We prepare for the Draft Lottery by reviewing the Orlando Magic season, previewing the offseason and diving deep into the Draft. We then watch the Draft Lottery live with instant analysis and second-screen fun. Joined tod...
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Orlando Magic Daily/Locked On Magic NBA Draft L...
The NBA Draft Lottery is here! We prepare for the Draft Lottery by reviewing the Orlando Magic season, previewing the offseason and diving deep into the Draft. We then watch the Draft Lottery live with instant analysis and second-screen fun. Joined tod...
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Locked On Magic 05.16.17: It's here!
The NBA Draft Lottery is finally here. It is Lottery day and we talk to Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel and interim general manager Matt Lloyd about their feelings heading into Lottery day (9:15). I also have a profile of draft prospect Dennis Smith, J...
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Locked On Magic 05.15.17: Stability
The Orlando Magic's Draft Combine preparations end, but the Draft prep has only just begun. A big prospect is coming to town for a workout Monday in Dennis Smith, Jr. (2:15). The bigger question for the Magic though is one of stability. The Draft Lotte...
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Locked On Magic 05.12.17: Putting a bow on 2017
The Orlando Magic are at the Draft Combine and the Lottery is right around the corner. We put a bow on the 2017 season with our final player evaluation, focusing on Terrence Ross (11:20). I also hand out some awards for 2017 (20:25). I also discuss the...
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Locked On Magic 05.10.17: Our Draft powers Combine
The NBA Draft Combine starts today. I preview it with a few things I am looking for as related to the Orlando Magic (2:10). I also discuss some reasons to be hopeful for the 2018 season (11:50).
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Locked On Magic 05.09.17: Great expectations
We continue to wrap up our player evaluation series with a look at Mario Hezonja and his struggles to meet some basic expectations (2:30). I also begin to look ahead to the offseason with a breakdown of where the Magic stand in relation to the salary c...
22 min
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Locked On Magic 05.08.17: Youth and Karma
The season recap is almost over as we look to the future for the Orlando Magic and the 2018 offseason. I start by talking about basketball karma and Frank Vogel's position on the end of the season and what may happen in the Lottery (2:00). I then chat ...
20 min
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Locked On Magic 05.05.17: Massive Expansion
The Orlando Magic are expanding their business interests. I discuss the team's move to buy the Orlando Solar Bears and start a new eLeague team (1:05). I also discuss the latest in the Magic's GM search (9:25) and continue with player evaluations with ...
33 min
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Locked On Magic 05.04.17: May the Fourth be wit...
The GM search gets some meat as Alex Martins confirms the team has begun interviewing candidates (2:35). Like Vader at the end of Rogue One, I tear apart rebel scum and try to steal the Magic's GM plans! I also discuss how now is the time for the Magic...
26 min
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Locked On Magic 05.03.17: The plot thickens!
Just when you thought you knew everything about the GM search, a new rumor seems to throw everything off. I discuss the latest rumor involving the Magic's GM search and Cavaliers GM David Griffin (1:40). Our player evaluations also continue as I discus...
28 min
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Orlando Magic Daily Podcast Episode 68: Sorting...
The Orlando Magic are starting to buckle down and get serious about their GM search. Some names have leaked and it is hard to sort through what is real and what direction the team will head. We sit down for an extended talk about the Magic's future wit...
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Locked On Magic 05.01.17: GM & Draft Update
The GM rumor mill stirred this weekend. I update all the comings and goings as the team hones in on its general manager search (1:35). I also begin discussing the NBA Draft and some of the prospects the mock drafts have the Magic taking (11:00). I also...
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