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Don't be shocked when you hear in the next couple of weeks that the Jazz are discussing Evan Fournier deals with Orlando. That's not a report or a rumor, just a guess... but I'm gonna be right about it.— dan clayton (@danclayt0n) January 12, 2018
We handed out mid-season awards to the Magic. Join the debate currently going on about many award winners, including who exactly is the Magic’s Least Valuable Player of the first half of the season.
Aaron Gordon is learning how to be the first option while still being able to share the ball, writes Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel.
Bismack Biyombo has elevated his play but not the Magic’s team defense, writes Philip Rossman-Reich of Orlando Magic Daily.
Zach Palmer of Orlando Magic Daily writes of the Magic’s rotations, noting that “According to NBA.com, lineups that feature both Payton and Simmons rate out as the 10th worst lineup in the entire NBA in terms of net rating, falling at -9.2 points per 100 possessions in 662 minutes.”
The Magic are going to be active on the trade market and want to make changes, writes Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders.
Five teams that should trade for Evan Fournier, courtesy of Michael Saenz of FanSided.
The Jazz could be a perfect destination for Evan Fournier, writes Bryan Kalbrosky of Hoops Hype.
More on the Magic trade rumors here from Timothy Rapp of Bleacher Report.
The Magic, on a seven-game losing streak, take on the Timberwolves, who are on a six-game winning streak.
Is the Wolves’ defense sustainable? Josh Clement of Canis Hoopus examines.
The Timberwolves have been taken to new heights by Jimmy Butler, writes Haley O’Shaughnessy of The Ringer.
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