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NBA free agency 2016: Magic interested in Jamal Crawford, according to report

A report indicates that the Magic have interest in the three-time Sixth Man of the Year.

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As NBA free agency draws closer and closer, rumors begin to swirl about teams and who they're planning to target in the vast free agent market.

After sending shockwaves through the NBA with their draft night trade last week, the Orlando Magic are once again in the news, this time about their interest in a veteran guard.

According to the USA Today's Sam Amick, the Magic, after shipping Victor Oladipo off in the aforementioned draft night trade, have interest in signing free agent Jamal Crawford.

Crawford, 36, is coming off winning his third Sixth Man of the Year award with the Los Angeles Clippers. The journeyman guard has had the Magic's number in the past, including playing an important role in the Atlanta Hawks win over the Magic in the 2010-11 playoffs.

Adding Crawford makes some sense for the Magic. Despite his age, Crawford has still shown he has the game to go out and make an impact. Add in the fact that he's a strong leader, and he makes even more sense for a Magic bunch desperate for someone to lead them.

Crawford can also play multiple positions, which would give the Magic ever so important positional versatility off their bench.

It would have to be at the right price, but Crawford would be a risk that the Magic should look into.