Labor Day has arrived, brining an unofficial end to the summer. That also means that Orlando Magic basketball will be played next month.
So it seems like a good time to round-up all of the Orlando Magic content from over the summer (post-free agency) and deliver it to you here so you can catch up on whatever you may have missed. But first...
Magic Tweets of the Summer
Happy Labor Day, Magic fans! pic.twitter.com/W56AQfMTea— Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic) September 2, 2019
From Markelle Fultz’s Instagram story... pic.twitter.com/JiOVApTZe6— Orlando Pinstriped Post (@OPPMagicBlog) July 13, 2019
ESPN predicts the Magic as a 4th seed team facing off with a rematch against the Raptors in the first round. If Cliff can pull this off it almost guarantees him a lock nomination for coach of the year right? pic.twitter.com/2Z614jTLHI— MagicHQ (@ORLMagicHQ) August 18, 2019
Dwight Howard looking through his closet for his old Lakers jersey... pic.twitter.com/t2udRQSYJ3— Orlando Pinstriped Post (@OPPMagicBlog) August 23, 2019
Nick Anderson and Pat Williams are among the 11 people who will be inducted into the Florida Sports Hall of Fame this year. The enshrinement ceremony will take place on Nov. 12 at Amway Center.— Josh Robbins (@JoshuaBRobbins) July 17, 2019
“This past month, my son started a new basketball team, and the jersey he got was No. 8, so I was like, ‘That’s the sign for me to really try to switch it one last time.’ This time I finally got it.” - Terrence Ross pic.twitter.com/IxoEmf2Hpo— Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic) July 20, 2019
When the Lights Get Dim..... I’m Still Here pic.twitter.com/On1odP9xSn— Dj Augustin (@augustinDj14) August 19, 2019
Aaron Gordon tipped off his CodeOrlando Program for local youth this morning at the OCPS Academic Center for Excellence. pic.twitter.com/Ru3LRlFmsw— Orlando Magic PR (@Magic_PR) July 8, 2019
The Magic have announced that they will have three different court designs during home games. Which is your favorite pic.twitter.com/3yz1sCpRxG— Be Magic Or Be Gone! (@BeORLMagic) August 22, 2019
Aaron Gordon and Jonathan Isaac spoke with our Preston Ellis about the excitement of the upcoming season.
Our list of the Orlando Magic’s most highly anticipated games of the 2019-2020 season.
The Magic, after doubling down on their core, could be a contender in the East next season, writes Jonathan Tjarks of The Ringer.
What will the Orlando Magic rotation look like in 2019-2020? Josh Robbins of The Athletic examines.
The Magic maintain patience as Markelle Fultz continues to work towards a return, writes Roy Parry of the Orlando Sentinel.
Jonathan Isaac remains the Magic’s biggest X-factor, writes Philip Rossman-Reich of Orlando Magic Daily.
A Q&A with Jonathan Isaac, courtesy of Alex Kennedy of Hoops Hype.
Three players on the Magic who are candidates to have a breakout season, courtesy of Luke Duffy of Hoops Habit.
Breaking down the good, the bad and the ugly of the Magic’s 2019-2020 schedule, courtesy of Josh Robbins of The Athletic.
The Orlando Magic need Markelle Fultz this season, writes our Zach Oliver.
With a large portion of their salary cap being used on centers, the Magic have made a sizeable investment in size, writes our Garrett Townsend.
The Magic’s young core was ranked 11th best in the league by Zach Kram of The Ringer.
Jonathan Isaac is one of the league’s young role players who can still become a star, writes Jonathan Wasserman of Bleacher Report.
At the trade deadline, the Magic should target Kris Dunn (and the Raptors should target Mo Bamba, and the Bucks should target Al-Farouq Aminu), writes Zach Buckley of Bleacher Report.
What are the Orlando Magic building towards? David Ramil of FanSided examines.
As one of the few teams returning intact next season, the Magic are banking on internal improvement.
A breakdown of the Orlando Magic point guards, courtesy of our Garrett Townsend.
Mo Bamba says the Magic are working towards something bigger, writes Roy Parry of the Orlando Sentinel.
Fresh off his USA Select Team stint, Jonathan Isaac says the Magic are “going to have a fantastic year,” writes Josh Robbins of The Athletic.
Jonathan Isaac on adding muscle, his budding friendship with Markelle Fultz, and the Magic’s increased expectations, courtesy of John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com.
The Orlando Magic giving Chuma Okeke a redshirt year benefits everyone, writes Philip Rossman-Reich of Orlando Magic Daily.
Continuity will help the Magic hit the ground running in 2019-2020, Rossman-Reich writes.
The next steps in rebuilding the Magic are growth and stardom, Rossman-Reich writes.
Aaron Gordon and his mother inspire Central Florida youth with their CodeOrlando program, writes Josh Robbins of The Athletic.
The Dwight Howard-Lakers reunion is a double-sided self-delusion, writes Ben Golliver of the Washington Post.
How Dwight Howard went from Superman in Orlando to his last chance in the NBA, courtesy of Chris Barnewall of Dime Magazine.
After a business trip to the Bahamas, what’s next for Penny Hardaway and the Memphis Tigers? Jason Munz of The Commercial Appeal examines.
Jonathan Isaac takes pride in inspiring youth to win at life, writes Roy Parry of the Orlando Sentinel.
Mo Bamba is one of the league’s sophomores who isn’t guaranteed to improve next season, writes Jonathan Wasserman of Bleacher Report.
Will Markelle Fultz get his career back on track? Jamie Campbell of Sir Charles in Charge wonders.
The top 30 most under-appreciated players in Magic history, courtesy of Philip Rossman-Reich of Orlando Magic Daily.
A Q&A about all things Orlando Magic with Josh Robbins of The Athletic.
Deconstructing Day 1 of free agency for the Orlando Magic, also courtesy of our Garrett Townsend.