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  • Mike Bresnahan's NBA mock draft

    Mike Bresnahan's NBA mock draft
    Two screws, one foot, zero predictability. The top of the NBA draft looked like a sure thing to forecast a week ago (always a dangerous statement), the first few picks a simple lock until Joel Embiid unexpectedly underwent surgery for a stress...
  • Magic GM: Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton and Devyn Marble are 'hard-nosed dudes'

    Magic GM: Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton and Devyn Marble are 'hard-nosed dudes'
    On Friday, Aaron Gordon fielded a question about how he developed the mindset to become a defensive stopper. Gordon paused for a moment, then spoke. He said: "If somebody really can't score on you, I think that's really what makes you better than...
  • Magic hope Elfrid Payton will become a defensive force in the NBA

    Magic hope Elfrid Payton will become a defensive force in the NBA
    A few weeks ago, two members of the Orlando Magic front office visited Lafayette, La. Their assignment was simple: Their mission on June 12 was to visit the Louisiana-Lafayette campus and interview as many people as possible about Elfrid Payton....
  • Evan Fournier sees a chance to grow with the Orlando Magic

    Evan Fournier sees a chance to grow with the Orlando Magic
    Two years ago, the Orlando Magic acquired a 26-year-old player from the Denver Nuggets. That player, Arron Afflalo, actually welcomed the move to a rebuilding team. In that case, Afflalo hungered to be the focal point of a team's offense, and the Magic...
  • Aaron Gordon and Elfrid Payton prep for their summer league debuts

    Aaron Gordon and Elfrid Payton prep for their summer league debuts
    Victor Oladipo needed just one day of practice to reach a conclusion about Orlando Magic rookie forward Aaron Gordon and rookie point guard Elfrid Payton. Oladipo decided he needs to work on his lob passes, because Gordon and Payton have the ability...
  • Orlando Magic need Victor Oladipo to step into a leadership role

    Orlando Magic need Victor Oladipo to step into a leadership role
    The Orlando Magic didn't need Victor Oladipo to be a team leader last season. Veteran Jameer Nelson served as the team's leader. But, lately, the expectations for Oladipo have changed. The team has waived Nelson and traded away 28-year-old Arron...
  • Aaron Gordon and Elfrid Payton show potential and inexperience in debuts

    Aaron Gordon and Elfrid Payton show potential and inexperience in debuts
    A Philadelphia 76ers guard sprinted up the court and pushed the ball to the foul line in the Orlando Magic's defensive end. The guard suddenly slowed, then dished to teammate K.J. McDaniels to set up an easy layup. But Magic rookies Elfrid Payton and...
  • Magic's Elfrid Payton plays well in his second summer-league game | Video

    Magic's Elfrid Payton plays well in his second summer-league game | Video
    It took two summer-league games for the Orlando Magic to learn something about their rookie point guard, Elfrid Payton. He bounces back well. Two days after Payton played shakily in his pro debut, he nearly recorded a triple-double Monday as the Magic...
  • Magic's final free-agent move will be to add a third point guard

    Magic's final free-agent move will be to add a third point guard
    After the team formally signs power forward Channing Frye and shooting guard Ben Gordon once the league's moratorium on transactions is lifted Thursday, the Orlando Magic will seek to make one more move in free agency: finding a third point guard who...
  • Second-round draft pick Devyn Marble has Victor Oladipo's support

    Second-round draft pick Devyn Marble has Victor Oladipo's support
    Victor Oladipo and Devyn Marble were rivals once. They weren't recruited heavily out of high school, and in 2010 each of them enrolled at cellar-dwelling Big Ten schools. Oladipo landed at Indiana University, while Marble picked the University of Iowa....
  • Magic likely to begin contract-extension talks with Nik Vucevic around Labor Day

    The Orlando Magic likely will begin talking with Nik Vucevic's representatives about a potential contract extension for the 23-year-old center around Labor Day, according to an industry source familiar with team officials' thinking. The collective...