Ian Thomsen: Nelson living in the moment as Magic rebuild
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Nov 15, 2013
Two seasons ago Nelson and the Magic were entering the playoffs for the fifth straight year. Nelson is nine games into the 10th NBA season of his career. At 31 years old, he is six weeks older than his boss, Orlando GM Rob Hennigan, who has remade the Magic in his own image. At that time he imagined they would be peaking around himself and Dwight Howard and coach Stan Van Gundy, who had led Orlando to the 2009 NBA Finals and back to the conference finals in the following year.