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Orlando Magic News for October 21st: Perfect Preseason to Date a Good Sign, No Brandon Bass Trade with Pacers, and More

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  • Believe it or don't, but stats say preseason is valuable |

    John Schuhmann of looks at some preseason numbers across the league, and his survey leads him to conclude, among other things, that the Orlando Magic "will be the best team in the league ... at least in the regular season." Click through for his sound reasoning.

  • NBA AM: The Magic And Brandon Bass - Basketball News & NBA Rumors -

    Steve Kyler of HOOPSWORLD debunks an earlier rumor that the Magic were discussing a trade involving Brandon Bass with the Indiana Pacers:

    [T]he Magic just are not interested in making changes. They really like this squad and how things are going in preseason and are not going to change that until they have to.

    Kyler says the Pacers may indeed have interest in Bass, but "Orlando isn't talking trades with anyone."

  • Basketball Prospectus | Going Big

    In case you missed it yesterday, here's Kevin Pelton's piece about the Magic's success with playing Rashard Lewis primarily at small forward this preseason. Magic TV color analyst Matt Guokas cited it during last night's telecast.