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The Magic’s bench is flawed, but dramatically improved

Despite an overall lack of shooting, the bench should benefit just by replacing some of the worst reserve players in the league.

Who should the Magic protect in an expansion draft?

Expansion talk is picking up, so we protected eight players from a possible expansion draft.

In free agency, Magic should prioritize development over wins

After a costly spending spree set Orlando back last season, the Magic should bide their time and develop their youngsters.

How to not ruin free agency in three easy steps

A step-by-step guide to keep Orlando from ruining everything

Magic face many questions heading into free agency

The Magic have plenty of unanswered questions as free agency grows closer.

Grading the Magic’s draft

How did the Magic fare on Thursday night? Aaron hands out his grades.

Why did the Magic trade the 25th pick?

Orlando’s return for their 25th pick was confusing, confounding, and perhaps troubling.

Analyzing Jonathan Isaac’s fit on the Magic

Isaac has one of the highest upsides of any player in the draft, but realizing that potential could be a challenge on this roster

Was taking Jonathan Isaac the best move for the Magic?

The Magic took Jonathan Isaac with the sixth pick, but was he the right guy?

Dennis Scott on the evolution of the three-pointer, Magic and more

Dennis Scott talked with our Zach Oliver about the three-pointer, Magic and much more.

Pace key as Magic begin learning how to win

The Magic played with a high pace of play as they look to learn how to win.

What if everything had worked for the Orlando Magic?

Here’s a look into the world that Magic fans and media thought would be a reality at this point in the 2016-17 season

Terrence Ross helps Magic zig with the rest of NBA

The Magic adding Ross made sense, especially from a play style standpoint.

Report: Magic, Pistons talking Reggie Jackson trade

Orlando would trade away Jeff Green and D.J. Augustin in the reported deal.

How the Aaron Gordon experiment succeeded, and how it failed

Against popular opinion, the Magic ushered Aaron Gordon into the small forward position. What’s worked, and what needs to change?

How to trade Serge Ibaka

Orlando needs to cut bait with its veteran big man. Here are some trade scenarios that make sense.

The Magic and the trade deadline: Thoughts and chatter

What should Magic fans expect on the trade front in the coming weeks?

Playing the Magic brings comfort to Dwyane Wade

Through the ebbs and flows of the last 14 years, Dwyane Wade has been a constant thorn in the side of Orlando

Five Magic Observations: The “Prop Bets Update” Edition

Checking in on the OPP prop bets, musing about 3-pointers, and enjoying small victories for Mario Hezonja

What’s hindering Aaron Gordon’s development?

Two peers from Gordon’s draft class have taken a leap in their third season, so what has held Gordon back?

Magic’s biggest positional needs based off statistics

Some of the Magic’s needs seem obvious, but what do the numbers say?

Should the Magic trade Aaron Gordon?

Gordon may be the only means of acquiring a true star, but is that a worthy price for the Magic’s brightest young talent?

Going big continues to cost the Magic

The Magic were the first to really push pace and space. Now they’re the opposite, and it’s hurting them.

West Coast trip could dictate Magic’s season

The first West Coast road trip always tells us a lot about the Magic, and how the rest of the season will go.

Could Orlando make a move for DeMarcus Cousins?

One national writer believes the Magic could be a destination for the big man.

How sustainable is the Magic offense?

The suddenly competent, offense, gauging playoff odds, and a block party in O-town

Rob Hennigan’s 2016 Year in Review

2016 was an eventful year for Rob Hennigan and the Magic.

Orlando Magic Progress Reports Volume Three

Aaron takes a look at who has performed well, and who hasn’t over the last 10 games for the Magic.

The myth of depth in the NBA

Depth is often cited among the Magic’s biggest assets, but how does a scoring bench impact a team’s record?

Notebook: Gordon comes up big against Clippers

The Magic got a career night from Aaron Gordon, but it wasn’t enough as the defense continues to falter without Nikola Vucevic.

The mystery of the missing defense

A hunt for the missing defense, adding a sub-star, and Mario in the D-League

Magic progress reports, episode two

In the second installment of this season’s progress reports, Aaron is pleased with Serge Ibaka.