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Orlando Magic Agree to Sign Quentin Richardson: the Morning After

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Yesterday, the Orlando Magic agreed to terms with free-agent swingman Quentin Richardson. Now, we're scanning the blogosphere for relevant reaction.

  • Orlando Magic sign Quentin Richardson - OrlandoSentinel.com

    Josh Robbins and Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel caught up with Magic coach Stan Van Gundy to get his take on Richardson. Here's what they learned:

    "He adds a lot of things for us," Van Gundy said. "He brings us toughness, he's physical, can shoot it deep and can post up."

  • Richardson to Orlando Means End for Barnes -- NBA FanHouse

    Tim Povtak of NBA FanHouse reports the contract is for two years. He also spoke to Magic GM Otis Smith about the move, and asked what bearing the Richardson signing had on his decision to match--or not match--the Chicago Bulls' offer sheet to J.J. Redick:

    "One has nothing to do with the other,'' Smith said.

    In the Sentinel story linked above, Van Gundy says the same thing.

  • Eddy didn't manage to put together a comprehensive write-up for MagicBasketball.net in time for me to include it in this post, but on Twitter, he said, "Smith did well." Check MBN sometime later today for his full thoughts.