While most of the NBA Draft focus for the Orlando Magic has been on the fifth overall pick, their second-round pick, 51st overall, could prove to be a vital asset. With eight players with guaranteed money next season -- nine with the player they choose with the fifth pick -- the Magic's roster is nearly full. Add in the likelihood of the team keeping Dewayne Dedmon on his non-guaranteed deal and re-signing Tobias Harris in free agency, and that total quickly balloons to 11 of 15 roster spots full.
With multiple holes to fill -- backup point guard, a rim protector, and another wing, just to name a few -- having the second-round pick, one that comes with non-guaranteed money, could help the Magic fill one of those holes. While many second-round picks end up being hit-or-miss, sometimes you're able to find a diamond in the rough, much like Rob Hennigan did with Kyle O`Quinn back in 2012.
The second half of this year's second round has some intriguing names, most notably at the guard spots, who could potentially come in and help them in one of the Magic's areas of need.
Tyler Harvey, SG, Eastern Washington
The NCAA's leading scorer last season, Harvey comes in very low on many Draft boards. While he's shown an ability to score at an extremely high and efficient rate, he lacks the physical tools and has shown a general lack of energy on the defensive end in his time with the Eagles.
Harvey's ability to shoot the ball, however, is something that could entice the Magic with the 51st pick. Last season, Harvey shot 45 percent from the floor, and nearly 41 percent from beyond the arc en route to an average of 22.9 points per game. The 6-foot-4 guard also did something that only six other players have done since 2000, according to DraftExpress' database, in averaging over 20 points per game for three-plus seasons with a True Shooting percentage over 60 percent.
His quick release and smooth shooting ability could rocket Harvey up into the middle of the second round, especially for a team looking for another potential punch off the bench. While he's going to have to put forth some energy on the defensive side of the ball, his shooting ability alone could be extremely enticing for the Magic, and make him one of the players to watch with the 51st pick.
Joseph Young, PG, Oregon
The reigning Pac-12 Player of the Year, Young didn't know until just a few weeks before the season if he would be eligible to play for the Ducks after transferring from the University of Houston. Young helped guide Oregon to the NCAA Tournament, dazzling the country with his strong scoring and shooting ability.
Young, much like Harvey, could be in for a rude awakening in the NBA, however, due to his lack of size. Measuring at just 6-foot-2 in shoes, and weighing in at 178 pounds, Young could struggle finding a knack in the league as a smaller combo guard. Additionally, he turns 23 just days after the draft, which makes him one of the oldest players in this year's class.
Aside from his lack of physical tools and age, Young's scoring ability and shooting prowess could be something that catches the Magic's eye. He also spent much of his time at Oregon playing point guard, and with some more refinement, could turn into one of the better scoring backup point guards in the league.
Michael Frazier II, SG, Florida
Like his counterparts, Frazier also posseses one of the best shooting strokes in the draft. After dazzling the country with a 44 percent mark from three-point range in his sophomore season, an ankle injury derailed the 6-foot-4 guard some in his junior year. His three-point shooting percentage fell to 38 percent, partially due to the injury and partially because opposing teams were able to scheme better for him after the departure of Florida's three leading scorers from their 2013-14 Final Four team.
One thing that Frazier, unlike both Young and Harvey has, is good tools. Measuring at 6-foot-4 he's slightly undersized for the shooting guard spot, but his 6-foot-8 wingspan allows him to play much bigger and be more physical. Frazier also has shown some strong instincts and tools defensively, and could become an average defender at the next level, thanks in large part to former coach Billy Donovan.
With the landscape of the league changing every year, Frazier's skill set as a strong spot-up shooter and capable defender are huge. He projects to be a solid "three-and-D" guy in the league, and would give the Magic not only more depth on the wing, but the shooting they so desperately need.
Josh Richardson, SG/SF, Tennessee
A four-year player for the Volunteers, Richardson finished his career strong, earning First Team All-SEC and First Team All-Defensive honors his senior season. Standing at 6-foot-6 with a 6-foot-10 wingspan, Richardson is the most physically gifted of this group. His length makes him a prototypical wing in today's NBA, but, he still needs to continue to fill out his frame so he won't be bullied by bigger players.
Unlike the other three players in this group, Richardson isn't as gifted as a shooter, knocking down just 35.9 percent of his shots from beyond the arc. However, that mark jumped from a woeful 24.3 percent his freshman season in Knoxville. Moreover, Richardson shot 39.4 percent from deep on catch-and-shoot opportunities this season, per DraftExpress.
Much like Frazier, Richardson projects to be a solid "three-and-D"-type player in the NBA. While he has better size than Frazier, his slightly worse shooting ability could make him a slightly less interesting prospect moving forward, especially for a team that already has a below average three-point shooting defensive wing in Maurice Harkless on the roster.
The 51st pick won't produce a star like the fifth pick could, but it gives the Magic another opportunity to add a quality player to their roster. With multiple strong shooters and scorers projected to be available in that range, the Magic could be in for a big treat with their second round pick.