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2017 Schedule
35-47, 5th in Southeast
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NBA players don't hold back vs. kids (1:23)
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Will Ibaka be hot item next summer?

Serge Ibaka will turn 27 in September, his rebounding and blocking having dropped in recent years. Kevin Pelton is eager to see if the change in scenery to Orlando energizes the 6-foot-10 power forward. Ranking 2017 NBA free agents (Insider)

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Magic figure to hold steady in East

That would mean remaining a lottery team for the fifth consecutive season despite having young talent like Aaron Gordon. Kevin Pelton writes that ESPN's real plus-minus shows Orlando following last season's 35 wins with 36. Projected W-L records for 2016-17 (Insider)

With 7th pick in 2017 draft, Magic would ...

Chad Ford writes that UCLA freshman point guard Lonzo Ball could be a gamble and at a position where Orlando appears set. But Ball's talent could be too intriguing to pass up. Mock Draft 1.0 (Insider)

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When Shaq ruled American sports

In honor of Americans who have dominated in Rio, Bill Barnwell doled out a figurative "championship belt" to the top U.S. athlete for every year since 1912. Shaquille O'Neal claimed the prize for 1995, when the third-year pro led the young Magic to the NBA Finals. U.S. championship belt

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Will new-look Magic fit together?

The additions of Serge Ibaka and Bismack Biyombo will improve Orlando's interior defense for the 2016-17 season. However, Kevin Pelton believes new head coach Frank Vogel might struggle finding a lineup that could challenge for a playoff spot without a surefire All-Star. Biggest NBA offseason losers (Insider)

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Reebok to release original signed Shaqs in 22

Shaquille O'Neal's original shoe line made by Reebok will be issued in a limited release to commemorate his Hall of Fame induction. The shoes will be signed and in his size 22.

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'Stuff' recognized by peers as NBA's best

While it's unclear how league mascots actually vote (show of paws?), Stuff the Magic Dragon was voted No. 1 for the 2016-17 season. He also could have been chosen Best Supporting Actor for his role with Aaron Gordon during the Slam Dunk Contest. NBA.com/Magic

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Will the Magic's latest reset work?

Orlando's first attempt at rebuilding didn't go as planned, and now the Magic are hoping their latest plan has them on the rocky road to becoming an Eastern Conference contender.

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New look, same lottery fate for Magic

Orlando hired Frank Vogel and shook up its roster. But ESPN's ninth annual Summer Forecast predicts the Magic will again finish 35-47, with that dropping them to 13th place in the conference. Forecast: 2016-17 East standings

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Summer Forecast: How the East will play out in 2016-17

Summer Forecast is back! How will the East standings shake out in 2016-17? Will anyone threaten to dethrone the champion Cavs? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projections.

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No. 5 Pedro's Posse vs. No. 9 Always a Brave

Mike Bibby and Jason Williams lead Pedro's Posse. Bibby nearly had a triple-double, meanwhile, White Chocolate had 17 points and 10 assists in the opener. The supporting cast includes former Florida State guards Deividas Dulkys and Luke Loucks. TBT Super 16

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Magic's Meeks out indefinitely after foot surgery

Magic guard Jodie Meeks underwent surgery on Tuesday to stabilize the fifth metatarsal in his right foot, the bone he broke during the second game last season.

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.118th
Rebounds Per Game43.317th
Assists Per Game23.67th
Points Allowed103.718th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-163547.427
2014-152557.305
2013-142359.280
2012-132062.244
2011-123729.561