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2017 Schedule
35-47, 5th in Southeast

Vegas expects little progress for Magic

Vegas isn't buying the Magic's big offseason. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook set the Magic's over/under at 36.5 wins after they won 35 games last season. The Magic are 8-1 to win the Southeast Division. Odds for every team

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15dChris Forsberg

Iverson's candor, Shaq's barbs steal HOF show

In a memorable 31-minute speech, Allen Iverson thanked everyone from "my idol, my hero" Michael Jordan to Tupac as he was enshrined in the Hall of Fame with Shaquille O'Neal and Yao Ming.

Keith Murphy

'Shaq Diesel'

An oral history of professional sports' only platinum album

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New Hall of Famers talk shop

Allen Iverson, Shaquille O'Neal and Yao Ming reminisced about playing against one another on SportsCenter in advance to their inductions into the Basketball Hall of Fame this weekend.

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16dChris Forsberg

Vintage Iverson candid, and tardy, at HOF event

An emotional Allen Iverson fought back tears at Thursday's Basketball Hall of Fame news conference as he thanked everyone who helped him during his career.

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Jalen & Jacoby: Will Aaron Gordon bail on Dunk Contest? (2:07)
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Shaq's history of breaking backboards (0:52)
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Amin remembers Shaq showing unimaginable skills in practice (1:49)
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The many looks of Shaquille O'Neal

Shaquille O'Neal made six different NBA stops during his Hall of Fame career, amassing quite a collection of jerseys in the process.

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18dJackie MacMullan

That time the Magic almost failed to draft Shaq

The Orlando Magic had just a 1-in-11 shot at winning the '92 NBA draft lottery. Then came the hard part: actually drafting Shaquille O'Neal.

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Shaq in his own words (3:28)
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Did the Magic do enough over summer?

Chad Ford likes the addition of new head coach Frank Vogel. The arrival of Serge Ibaka and Bismack Biyombo improve Orlando's frontcourt. However, Ford is worried that the veteran presence could affect the long-term development of the Magic's young core players. Eastern Conference offseason grades (Insider)

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NBA players don't hold back vs. kids (1:23)
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Will Ibaka be hot item next summer?

Serge Ibaka will turn 27 in September, his rebounding and blocking having dropped in recent years. Kevin Pelton is eager to see if the change in scenery to Orlando energizes the 6-foot-10 power forward. Ranking 2017 NBA free agents (Insider)

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Magic figure to hold steady in East

That would mean remaining a lottery team for the fifth consecutive season despite having young talent like Aaron Gordon. Kevin Pelton writes that ESPN's real plus-minus shows Orlando following last season's 35 wins with 36. Projected W-L records for 2016-17 (Insider)

With 7th pick in 2017 draft, Magic would ...

Chad Ford writes that UCLA freshman point guard Lonzo Ball could be a gamble and at a position where Orlando appears set. But Ball's talent could be too intriguing to pass up. Mock Draft 1.0 (Insider)

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When Shaq ruled American sports

In honor of Americans who have dominated in Rio, Bill Barnwell doled out a figurative "championship belt" to the top U.S. athlete for every year since 1912. Shaquille O'Neal claimed the prize for 1995, when the third-year pro led the young Magic to the NBA Finals. U.S. championship belt

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.118th
Rebounds Per Game43.317th
Assists Per Game23.67th
Points Allowed103.718th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-163547.427
2014-152557.305
2013-142359.280
2012-132062.244
2011-123729.561