Magic Rumors & News

  • Magic sign second-rounder Devyn Marble to three-year contract

    Pro Basketball Talk "Three members of the All-Big Ten first team entered the NBA draft. Nik Stauskas went No. 8 to the Kings. Gary Harris went No. 19 to the Nuggets (via the Bulls). And Devyn Marble went No. 56 to the Magic. Stauskas and Harris were better than Marble in college, but the difference wasn’t..." July 24

  • Orlando Magic sign 2nd-round pick Devyn Marble

    Orlando Sentinel "The Orlando Magic have signed second-round pick Devyn Marble. The contract will be for three seasons, according to an industry source familiar with the terms of the contract. Marble’s rookie season will be fully guaranteed. His second and third seasons are non-guaranteed but would become..." July 24

  • NBA Union Spent $5.4 Million on Audit of Boss Hunter

    Bloomberg "The National Basketball Association players’ union spent about $5.42 million on the internal audit that resulted in the firing of Executive Director Billy Hunter, according to public records. The union spent $5,421,965 on matters pertaining to what it labeled NBPA Internal Review &..." July 23

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Mavs will be hosting free-agent point guard Jameer Nelson in Dallas for a face-to-face visit Thursday

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    Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun

    Andrew Nicholson said he is “going back to basics” trying to get back to solid rookie form. More time in post, etc. Magic deep up front now

  • Sources: NBA warned touring stars of participating in events in Manila

    Yahoo! Sports "The NBA warned a touring group of its stars that they could face financial fines for participating in clinics in Manila, Philippines, that include short scrimmages and games of "H-O-R-S-E," league sources told Yahoo Sports. Several NBA stars, including Blake Griffin, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard..." July 22

  • Tobias Harris, Victor Oladipo invited to USA Select Team, according to report

    Orlando Pinstriped Post "Orlando Magic standouts Tobias Harris and Victor Oladipo will reportedly join Team USA in Las Vegas to train with it in advance of the 2014 FIBA World Cup, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Harris and Oladipo are part of the Select Team. Other members of the Select Team include..." July 18

  • Tracy McGrady 'retires' from baseball after first strikeout

    CBSSports.com "As we've noted before, former NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady tried his hand at pitching this season for the Sugar Land Skeeters (Independent league, not affiliated with MLB). And now he's announced that he's retiring. McGrady's final outing came in the Atlantic League All-Star Game, in which he..." July 17

  • Adam Silver considering NBA midseason tournament

    SB Nation "The NBA Commissioner met with reporters on Tuesday in Las Vegas to discuss potential changes to the association. Adam Silver had some bold new ideas for the crowd of reporters waiting for him on Tuesday at the Las Vegas Summer League, including one that has several scratching their heads -- a..." July 16

  • Orlando Magic to sign Luke Ridnour, according to report

    Orlando Pinstriped Post "The Orlando Magic will soon sign Luke Ridnour, reports Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel. A veteran of 11 NBA seasons, Ridnour averaged five points and 2.9 assists in the 2013/14 campaign, which he split between the Milwaukee Bucks and Charlotte Bobcats. The Oregon product shot 38.5 percent..." July 16

  • NBA seeks a $15 Billion TV rights deal

    The Wall Street Journal "Could there be a better time for the NBA to be looking to negotiate a TV deal? The league just enjoyed a fantastic playoff season, capped off be a marquee Finals matchup. Then its biggest sports star, LeBron James, captivated millions across the globe with his intriguing free agency run that led..." July 15

  • Orlando Magic possibly done making moves

    Orlando Pinstriped Post "The Orlando Magic struck quickly in free agency, agreeing to contract terms with veteran shooters Ben Gordon and Channing Frye early in the negotiating period and inking both players to contracts soon after the moratorium ended. Addressing the media Monday after the team formally signed Frye,..." July 15

  • Bulls dump Anthony Randolph on Magic

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Bulls must have really liked Doug McDermott. Chicago has essentially given up two first-round and three second-round picks for the Creighton forward. On draft night, the Bulls traded the No. 16 and No. 19 picks and a 2015 second rounder for the No. 11 pick and Anthony Randolph. Now,..." July 15

  • Source: Bulls deal F Randolph to Magic for picks

    ESPN Chicago "The Chicago Bulls have agreed to send Anthony Randolph to Orlando Magic in exchange for two future second round picks, according to a league source. The Bulls acquire the draft rights to Milovan Rackovic from the Magic. Randolph was acquired by the Bulls on draft night as part of the deal that..." July 14

  • Magic likely to begin contract-extension talks with Nik Vucevic around Labor Day

    Orlando Sentinel "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 bargaining agreement allows teams to extend..." July 11

  • Orlando Magic sign Ben Gordon to a free-agent deal

    Orlando Sentinel "Ben Gordon is officially a member of the Orlando Magic. The team announced Friday morning that it has signed Gordon to a free-agent contract. Gordon, a 31-year-old shooting guard, signed a two-year, $9 million deal in which the final season is fully unguaranteed if he’s waived before July 1,..." July 11

  • NBA announces salary cap of $63.065 million

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA announced that the salary cap for the 2014-15 season will be an all-time high of $63.065 million, an increase by 7.5 percent. The tax level for the season will be $76.829 million, an increase of 7.1 percent. The minimum team salary, which is set at 90 percent of the cap, is $56.759..." July 10

  • Sources: Channing Frye agrees to $32 million deal with Magic

    Yahoo! Sports "Free-agent forward Channing Frye has reached agreement on a four-year, $32 million contract with the Orlando Magic, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Frye had opted out of the final season of his contract with the Phoenix Suns to become an unrestricted free agent. Frye passed on his player's..." July 08

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    Ric Bucher @RicBucher

    Ws could've dealt HBarnes to Orl for Arron Afflalo + future 1st, source says. Passed. AA would've eased losing Klay in KLove deal.

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Marvin Williams solidly on "next" line for threes after top four/five. Talking with Spurs, Heat, Wizards, Hornets, Clips, Magic, Suns.

  • Magic Waive Jason Maxiell

    NBA.com "The Orlando Magic have waived forward Jason Maxiell, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Maxiell played in 34 games (13 starts) last season with the Magic, averaging 3.2 ppg. and 2.5 rpg. in 14.4 minpg. He scored in double figures three times, including a season-high 12 points on..." July 04

  • Magic Waive Jason Maxiell

    NBA.com "The Orlando Magic have waived forward Jason Maxiell, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Maxiell played in 34 games (13 starts) last season with the Magic, averaging 3.2 ppg. and 2.5 rpg. in 14.4 minpg. He scored in double figures three times, including a season-high 12 points on..." July 04

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Wizards interested in bringing free agent point guard Garrett Temple back, source said, but Miami, Orlando, Chicago also expressed interest.

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    InsideHoops.com NBA @InsideHoops

    Orlando #Magic sign rookies Aaron Gordon and Elfrid Payton. Standard operating procedure: http://t.co/4T2KRBtY1l

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Free agent guard Ben Gordon has agreed to a two-year, $9 million deal with the Orlando Magic, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

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    Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins

    The Orlando Magic have decided to waive Jameer Nelson, the Orlando Sentinel has learned.

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    The Orlando Magic picked up G Willie Green off waivers, a source tells @CSNNW. He was recently waived by Clippers.

  • Magic have waived combo guard Doron Lamb

    Orlando Sentinel "The Orlando Magic have waived third-year combo guard Doron Lamb. Lamb, 22, had struggled to garner consistent playing time with the Magic since the team acquired him, Tobias Harris and Beno Udrih from the Milwaukee Bucks in a trade for J.J. Redick, Gustavo Ayon and Ish Smith in Feb...." June 30

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Once they acquired Elfrid Payton on draft night, Magic pulled back tender that would have made E'Twaun Moore restricted free agent. UFA now

  • Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton and Devyn Marble are 'hard-nosed dudes'

    Orlando Sentinel "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 them." The Orlando Magic believe he'll..." June 28

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    NBA on ESPN @ESPNNBA

    With the No. 12 pick in the 2014 #NBADraft, the @Orlando_Magic select Dario Saric. pic.twitter.com/8IEjy0G5g8

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    NBA on ESPN @ESPNNBA

    With the No. 4 pick in the 2014 #NBADraft, the @Orlando_Magic select Aaron Gordon. pic.twitter.com/gD7xAzUlCB

  • LIVE BLOG
    2014 NBA Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff Thursday night's draft should be one of the best in recent memory. But more importantly, the draft day rumors should be flying around all day long with dozens of teams looking to move up into the lottery positions. Buckle up! June 26

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    Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

    Philly trading Elfrid Payton in a deal for Dario Saric -- which means Sam Hinkie may have drafted 2 guys who won't play to start season.

  • Charlotte Hornets offered Gerald Henderson for Arron Afflalo, according to report

    Orlando Pinstriped Post "The Orlando Magic on Thursday agreed to trade Arron Afflalo back to the Denver Nuggets, from whom they acquired him in August 2012, in exchange for Evan Fournier and the 56th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. But according to Chad Ford of ESPN Insider, that offer for Afflalo wasn't the only one..." June 26

  • Magic trade Arron Afflalo to Nuggets

    Yahoo! Sports "The Orlando Magic have traded guard Arron Afflalo to the Denver Nuggets for guard Evan Fournier and the 56th pick in the 2014 NBA draft, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Afflalo gives the Nuggets a shooting guard they were determined to get through a trade or the draft. The Nuggets had traded..." June 26

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Cleveland and Orlando nowhere on a possible deal for the No. 1 pick, team sources tell Yahoo Sports. "Total bullshit," one executive says.

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    Chad Ford @chadfordinsider

    Sources: Cavs were calling around offering teams Orlando's picks at 4 & 12 for players last night. Interesting

  • Magic offer for first pick intrigues Cavaliers, according to report

    Orlando Pinstriped Post "The Cleveland Cavaliers have entertained several trade offers for the first pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, but according to ESPN scribe Chad Ford, no offer interests them as much as the Orlando Magic's. Orlando, Ford says, is willing to package veteran swingman Arron Afflalo with its own..." June 24

  • Report: Sixers, Magic, Jazz trying to acquire top-2 pick

    CBSSports.com "With news of Joel Embiid's injury and the subsequent surgery a few days ago, the 2014 NBA Draft has been shaken up significantly. It looks like Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins are clearly the two top picks, and several teams were targeting players who now might go higher than expected. The..." June 24

  • Trading Arron Afflalo could have significant benefits for the Magic

    Orlando Sentinel "The clock could be ticking on Arron Afflalo’s tenure with the Orlando Magic. Magic executives like what Afflalo brings to the team, and a league source told the Orlando Sentinel that Afflalo and his agent have not asked for a trade, but it may make sense for the Magic to trade Afflalo sooner..." June 22

  • Sources: Bulls pursuing trade for Magic's Arron Afflalo

    Yahoo! Sports "The Chicago Bulls are pursuing a trade for Orlando Magic swingman Arron Afflalo, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Afflalo, 28, has two years left on his contract – including an Early Termination Option (ETO) provision next summer – and front office executives believe the Magic are prioritizing..." June 22

  • Magic are seeking information on Joel Embiid's injury

    Orlando Sentinel "As they prepare for the 2014 NBA Draft next week, the Orlando Magic are attempting to obtain as much data as possible about Joel Embiid’s right foot injury so they can make an informed decision if Embiid is available when the team picks fourth overall. The Magic currently don’t know any..." June 20

  • Nuggets offer Faried, Chandler and to acquire Afflalo to trade for Kevin Love

    Pro Basketball Talk "We told you earlier today that Denver was in on the bidding for Kevin Love, a surprise new entrant in the bidding mix with Golden State, Chicago, Boston and likely a few others. The more interesting part is that the Timberwolves were looking for players, not just picks. What players would..." June 19

  • Magic going PF then PG on draft day?

    ESPN.com "Both last year and this year, draft experts projected the Orlando Magic to target a point guard with their top pick. Last year, that was No. 2, and many projected them to take Marcus Smart before the point guard elected to bypass on the NBA and return to college. This year with pick No. 4, a..." June 10

  • Magic’s Aaron Afflalo open to being traded

    Pro Basketball Talk "Arron Afflalo was the best player on the Orlando Magic last season, averaging 18.2 points per game and shot a career high .574 true shooting percentage despite having a much more prominent role in the offense and a lot more attention from defenses than ever before. But the Magic won just 23 games..." June 09

  • Durant, LeBron headline 2013-14 All-NBA First Team

    NBA.com "The Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant, the 2013-14 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player and winner of four scoring titles in five seasons, highlights the 2013-14 All-NBA First Team. Durant was the lone unanimous selection, appearing on all 125 ballots as a First-Team pick while LeBron James of the..." June 04

  • Chad Ford Big Board 11.0

    ESPN.com "While workouts are only a small part of a much bigger draft picture, they offered an up close and personal look at 14 of our top 17 players. That, combined with additional feedback from NBA GMs and scouts, means it's time for Big Board 11.0 of the 2014 NBA draft. 1 Andrew Wiggins COLLEGE:..." June 04

  • Marcus Smart to have second Magic workout, according to report

    Orlando Pinstriped Post "Following a pre-Draft workout with the Sacramento Kings on Monday, Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart said he plans to work out for the Orlando Magic a second time, reports Jonathan Santiago of Cowbell Kingdom, TrueHoop's Kings blog. Smart reportedly worked out for the Magic on Memorial Day..." June 03

  • Orlando a Possible Destination for David Lee?

    San Jose Mercury News "The draft lottery went down and, for the second consecutive year, the Warriors weren’t focused on ping-pong balls. However, they might have gotten a break with how the draft lottery turned out. Maybe. The Warriors have tried to move David Lee in the past. But it needed to be a no-brainer in..." May 21

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