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  1. Betting odds for this season

    Thanks guys. I didn't mind the over either but wanted some other opinions.
  2. Betting odds for this season

    Some other interesting odds here: https://beteasy.com.au/sports-betting/basketball/nba/nba-futures/build-a-bet-nba-futures-20181014-982511-29068527 Not much including the Magic other than: CHA/NYK /BKN/CHI /ORL/ATL /LAC/SAC/DAL /MEM/PHX To All Miss The Playoffs 3.20
  3. Betting odds for this season

    They also have: Aaron Gordon to be an all star 2019 NBA season 13.00
  4. My local betting agency has these odds for The Magic this coming season and I was just wanting to see what you guys thought. Over 31.5 Wins 1.96 Under 31.5 Wins 1.80 Orlando Make Playoffs 4.00 Orlando Miss Playoffs 1.22
  5. 2018 Official Offseason Thread

    I just love how we turned a guy we were going to cut into cash from 2 teams and a good depth bench guy in a position of need.
  6. 2018 Official Offseason Thread

    Is this what Weltman is trying to do, starting with the Purvis trade? One Red Paperclip
  7. 2018 Official Offseason Thread

    Anyone got a link or can paraphrase what Kawhi said? Can't find it online.
  8. 2018 Official Offseason Thread

    Are you saying that building a whole offense around one of the worst defenders in the league, one of the smallest players in the league, who is going to play one of the most selfish seasons of basketball in NBA history, who will most likely be at our club for one season, has nothing negative about it? That's not even taking into account his injury. All our players have to waste a season learning to play with a PG in the mold of a near polar opposite PG that we want running our team. Pass.
  9. 2018 Official Offseason Thread

    Basically this.
  10. Summer League Thread

    No I wanted Trae Young because Bamba is crap and going to be a bust.. *dramatic music while I pull off my mask* I'M THE REAL MAGICFAN1234
  11. 2018 Official Offseason Thread

    Great analogy. You went with sticking to the baseball terminology and I thought you were done with only swinging for the fences if we get an easy one over the plate but then you add in this gem. It makes so much sense and quite funny to boot.
  12. 2018 Official Offseason Thread

    Weltman mentioned Mozgov was a quality guy, I know GMs will often say that when they get someone that may not be playing a lot, but if that's true I see that as a nice positive, small, but still a good thing none the less. I've mentioned many times about how we need to get the culture and locker room in the right place and bringing in quality people is an important thing. I remember watching other teams benches during the year after big plays and them going nuts and seemed to genuinely enjoy each other but then see ours after a similar play and you could just tell there was nothing there. I'm liking all these small things the FO is doing to slowly get us back on track. If you look at them all individually you might say they are nothing moves but I think it's not giving them enough credit. Not picking up Mario's option was a mistake, we all know that but since then I've liked seeing what they are doing. The AG front loaded contract was great, his last season will be the same amount as what Biz is earning. Deal looks even better after seeing what Lavine got. I feel good about where we are going. I'm a realistic and patient person and I know we won't be a contender overnight and that's ok with me. There was no quick way out of this. We couldn't address ALL our holes (and there were A LOT) in one draft or offseason. Trae Young or IT wouldn't have magically made us relevant overnight. Grant doesn't either but at least he is in the mould of a PG we want running this team (like 4tw mentioned) and that's a good thing. I honestly felt like fixing our starting C was more important than our PG, and I feel like we could of only realistically focused on one of them and I'm delighted we've walked away with Bamba.
  13. 2018 Official Offseason Thread

    Getting Birch minutes is a big thing for me. He could develop into a solid back up big and before this trade we probably weren't going to get the chance to see if he had what it takes. Give him 20-25 minutes and see what we have, I'm confident he has a place in this league with the right coaching and opportunities.
  14. 2018 Official Offseason Thread

    IT was going to be all about him this season. All about proving everyone wrong, all about trying to earn a massive pay day this off-season. It would hurt the development of our long term goal for only a potentially minor on court improvement this season (at the expense of getting less shots from Isaac, Gordon and Bamba).
  15. 2018 Official Offseason Thread

    I agree he's not our future but we aren't getting our future anything with Biz, maybe towel guy but that's about it.