Orlando Magic Preparing For Draft -
Alex Kennedy has the scoop on how the Orlando Magic plan to prepare for the NBA Draft. They're holding just one workout a scant two days before the draft, and "relying heavily on game film and their individual interviews" to help make their decision:
This workout is expected to take place on June 22nd, just two days before the draft. Quincy Pondexter, Darington Hobson, Devin Ebanks, Jordan Crawford, and Greivis Vasquez make up the list of attendees so far, but others could be added at the last minute.
Orlando Magic 'turn the page,' unveil shocking new logo - Ball Don't Lie
Trey Kerby of Ball Don't Lie, the basketblogosphere's resident aesthete, reacts to the Magic's new logo:
If they're shooting for something new that still calls back to the original Magic symbol, they got it. I'll miss the old font (and still miss the old pinstriped jerseys) but this is more modern for sure.
MAGIC: The Evolution of the Magic Logo
The Magic's official website has this helpful database of the team's official logos through the years.
Magic Basketball Mailbag, 6/15/10: Part I | Magic Basketball
Eddy debuts his mailbag feature at MBN:
Should the Orlando Magic get rid of [Vince] Carter?
There's more to his answer than that, of course. Check it out.
Raptors Cleaning House? - TrueHoop Blog
Chad Ford reports that the Magic are among the teams whose first-round draft choice the Toronto Raptors are interested in acquiring. The Raptors want another first-round pick and are contacting teams with "multiple" picks, or, in Orlando's case, teams "trying to save cash or a luxury tax hit."