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Magic Expected To Retain Core Entering Next Season

Feb 19, 2021 1:42 PM

The Orlando Magic are "projecting patience and optimism about bringing back their healthy core next season," league sources tell Zach Lowe of ESPN.

The reporting is in response to the possibility of the Toronto Raptors seeking a trade for Nikola Vucevic. 

Vucevic cannot become a free agent until 2023.

The Magic have had a surge of injuries over the past few months in Jonathan Isaac, Markelle Fultz and Aaron Gordon.

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Cole Anthony Diagnosed With Fractured Rib, Will Not Return Until After All-Star Break

Feb 16, 2021 5:35 PM

Cole Anthony was diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of his right first rib, the Orlando Magic announced.

Anthony will not return until sometime after the All-Star break. 

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Magic Looking To Sign Chasson Randle On Two-Way Contract

Feb 15, 2021 4:36 PM

The Orlando Magic are close to signing Chasson Randle on a two-way contract, sources told Josh Robbins and Shams Charania of The Athletic.

The Magic will have to clear a spot to sign Randle, most likely to be Frank Mason.

The 28-year-old Randle played for the Warriors last season. 

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Frank Mason Agrees To Two-Way Deal With Magic

Feb 3, 2021 1:02 AM

Frank Mason has signed a two-way contract with the Orlando Magic, sources told Shams Charania of The Athletic. 

Mason played nine games for the Bucks last season. 

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Aaron Gordon Out 4-6 Weeks With Severe Left Ankle Sprain

Feb 1, 2021 4:30 PM

Aaron Gordon will miss the next four to six weeks with a severe left ankle sprain.

Gordon did not suffer a fracture with the injury.

Gordon is averaging 13.8 points, 7.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists in 29.1 minutes per game this season with the Orlando Magic. Gordon is signed through the 21-22 season.

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Magic Granted Disabled Player Exception Worth $6.1 Million For Markelle Fultz

Jan 30, 2021 1:50 PM

The Orlando Magic were granted a disabled player exception worth $6.1 million for the season-ending loss of Markelle Fultz.

Fultz suffered a torn left ACL in early January.

The DPE will expire on April 19th. 

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NBA Postpones Celtics-Magic Scheduled For Wednesday

Jan 12, 2021 1:54 PM

The NBA postponed Wednesday's game between the Boston Celtics and Orlando Magic. The Celtics won't have eight available players for the game.

The NBA previously postponed Tuesdays game between the Celtics and Chicago Bulls while Boston's game on Sunday was postponed because the Miami Heat didn't have enough players.

Jayson Tatum tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday evening.

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Markelle Fultz Out For Season With Torn ACL

Jan 6, 2021 9:52 PM

Markelle Fultz suffered a torn ACL and will miss the remainder of the 20-21 season.

Fultz signed a four-year, $50 million extension with the Orlando Magic before the start of the season.

Fultz is averaging 14.3 points, 3.6 rebounds and 6.1 assists in 30.1 minutes per game this season.

The Magic also lost Jonathan Isaac to a torn ACL in August.

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Chuma Okeke Out Several Weeks With Bone Bruise In Left Knee

Jan 1, 2021 3:10 PM

Chuma Okeke is expected to miss several weeks with a bone bruise on his left knee.

Okeke was the 16th overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft out of Auburn but missed the entire 19-20 season after tearing the ACL in his left knee. This injury has showed no damage to his ligaments.

Okeke was averaging 18.2 minutes per game for the Orlando Magic.

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Jonathan Isaac, Magic Agree To Four-Year, $80M Extension

Dec 21, 2020 5:29 PM

Jonathan Isaac and the Orlando Magic have agreed to a four-year, $80 million extension.

Isaac suffered a torn ACL in August.

Isaac averaged 11.9 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.3 blocks in 29.2 minutes per game in 19-20.

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Markelle Fultz, Magic Agree To Three-Year, $50M Extension

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Wolves Pursued Trade For Aaron Gordon

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Magic Granted Disabled Player Exception Worth $3,681,283 For Jonathan Isaac

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RealGM Radio: Arturo Galletti On East Over/Unders

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Magic Exercise Fourth-Year Option On Mo Bamba

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Mo Bamba To Sit Out Contact Drills In Training Camp Due To Long-Term Effects Of COVID-19

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Jordan Bone Agrees To Two-Way Contract With Magic

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Gary Clark Agrees To Sign Two-Year, $4.1M Deal With Magic

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Michael Carter-Williams Agrees To Re-Sign With Magic

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James Ennis Agrees To One-Year Deal With Magic

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Dwayne Bacon Agrees To Two-Year Deal With Magic

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Rockets, Magic Discussed Russell Westbrook For Aaron Gordon Trade

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Bucks Acquire No. 45 From Magic For Two Future 2nd Rounders

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Magic Sign Chuma Okeke To Rookie Contract

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Evan Fournier Exercises $17 Million Player Option With Magic

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Magic Offering Aaron Gordon, No. 15 To Trade Up Into Lottery

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Magic Attempting To Trade Up Into Lottery

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Magic Express Interest In Trading For Dennis Smith Jr.

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Jonathan Isaac Ruled Out For 20-21 Season

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Aaron Gordon Leaves Bubble Due To Hamstring Injury

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