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Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Winners

Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Winners

dimemag.com Updated Aug 17
July has come and gone and August is quickly doing the same. You know what that means? The NBA Offseason is on its last leg and winding down as teams begin to look towards the start of camp. Rosters are pretty much set, the dog days of hefty contracts h…
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  • We Reminisce: Magic Wins Finals MVP As An NBA Rookie

    We Reminisce: Magic Wins Finals MVP As An NBA Rookie

    dimemag.com Aug 14
    Magic Johnson turns 55 today. To honor his birthday, we take a look back at his incredible rookie season, which ended with Magic winning NBA Finals MVP as the Lakers defeated the 76ers in six games to win the title. Taken first overall in the 1979 NBA D…
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  • Incredible New Vince Carter Mix Showcases Vinsanity’s Reincarna…

    Incredible New Vince Carter Mix Showcases Vinsanity’s Reincarnation With Mavs

    dimemag.com Aug 13
    Over a decade ago Vince Carter was mentioned in the same breath as Kobe Bryant. It seems crazy now, especially after Kobe’s five rings ran parallel to Carter’s now-five separate teams since leaving the Raptors in the lurch midway through the 2004-05 sea…
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  • Magic: Think L.A. will get NFL team in 2 years

    Magic: Think L.A. will get NFL team in 2 years

    ESPN.com Aug 13
    Los Angeles Lakers Hall of Famer Magic Johnson says Los Angeles is ready for the return of an NFL team.
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  • Dime Q&A: Aaron Gordon Talks Transition Program, His Defens…

    Dime Q&A: Aaron Gordon Talks Transition Program, His Defensive Ability, & More

    dimemag.com Aug 11
    Watching Orlando Magic rookie Aaron Gordon play basketball, you’d never know he’s the youngest player in the NBA. Blessed with a combination of size and athleticism matched by few players in the world, the little things in Gordon’s game somehow still st…
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  • Comedian Creates NBA Team Names By Word Association. Now, There…

    Comedian Creates NBA Team Names By Word Association. Now, There Are Logos.

    dimemag.com Aug 11
    Last week, comedian Joe Mande decided to change the name of every NBA team based on the first thing he could think of for each city. He’s posted them all on his website. Here’s a sampling of what he came up with: Atlanta Stripclubs, Brooklyn Bloggers, C…
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  • David Stern Thanks The NBA World In Gracious Hall Of Fame Speec…

    David Stern Thanks The NBA World In Gracious Hall Of Fame Speech

    It’s safe to say that no Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame inductee has had a panel of welcome presenters like Bill Russell, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, longtime deputy commissioner Russ Granik, and Bob Lanier. Former NBA commissioner David Stern, though,…
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  • Magic Johnson: 'If I don't see another 3-pointer from a Laker t…

    Magic Johnson: 'If I don't see another 3-pointer from a Laker team, I'll be happy.'

    yahoo.com Jul 31
    During the 1990-91 season, a campaign that saw the Los Angeles Lakers ride a fifth-ranked offense all the way to the NBA Finals, Magic Johnson and Byron Scott led the team in attempting 250 and 219 3-pointers, respectively. No other Laker even broke tri…
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  • Magic Johnson: 'If I don't see another three-pointer from a Lak…

    Magic Johnson: 'If I don't see another three-pointer from a Laker team, I'll be happy.'

    yahoo.com Jul 31
    During the 1990-91 season, a campaign that saw the Los Angeles Lakers ride a fifth-ranked offense all the way to the NBA Finals, Magic Johnson and Byron Scott led the team in attempting 250 and 219 three-pointers, respectively. No other Laker even broke…
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  • Aaron Gordon Shows Off Insane Hops With Series Of Effortless Du…

    Aaron Gordon Shows Off Insane Hops With Series Of Effortless Dunks

    dimemag.com Jul 29
    Just days after Zach LaVine left the dunking world’s mouth agape with an array of incredible slams at the Seattle Pro-Am, fellow rookie Aaron Gordon is primed to do the same. The 18 year-old Gordon showed off the immense athleticism that him the surpris…
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  • Magic add veteran PG Ridnour to backcourt

    Magic add veteran PG Ridnour to backcourt

    ESPN.com nba.com Jul 25
    The Orlando Magic filled out their rotation in the backcourt with the signing of free agent guard Luke Ridnour.
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  • Watch Aaron Gordon Cross-Up Little Girl At Orlando MAGIC FIT Ca…

    Watch Aaron Gordon Cross-Up Little Girl At Orlando MAGIC FIT Camp

    It’s no secret that Orlando Magic rookie Aaron Gordon needs to work on his perimeter skills before making a full-time transition to the wing in the NBA. And by all accounts, Gordon is living up to his reputation as a tireless worker by constantly honing…
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  • Magic sign 2nd-rounder Devyn Marble

    Magic sign 2nd-rounder Devyn Marble

    nba.com Jul 24
    The Orlando Magic will have all three of their draft picks in training camp following the signing of second-round pick Devyn Marble.
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  • Point guard Jameer Nelson signs with Dallas Mavericks

    Point guard Jameer Nelson signs with Dallas Mavericks

    ESPN.com nba.com Jul 24
    Veteran point guard Jameer Nelson signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced Thursday.
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  • We Reminisce: “Skip 2 My Lou” Turns 38 Today

    We Reminisce: “Skip 2 My Lou” Turns 38 Today

    dimemag.com Jul 24
    Rafer Alston turns 38 today. While he never reached superstar status in the NBA, the streetball legend went from the playground to a starting point guard playing in the NBA Finals. Today, we remember the man they call Skip 2 My Lou. From a young age, Al…
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  • Sources: Mavs close to deal with PG Nelson

    Sources: Mavs close to deal with PG Nelson

    ESPN.com Jul 23
    The Mavericks are closing in on signing former Magic point guard Jameer Nelson, according to sources briefed on the talks.
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  • Channing Frye thinks the hometown free-agent discount is "…

    Channing Frye thinks the hometown free-agent discount is "absolutely ridiculous"

    yahoo.com Jul 18
    In the early days of this month's NBA free agency, back before LeBron James knocked over the first really big domino, Phoenix Suns sharpshooting big man Channing Frye signed a four-year, $32-million deal with the Orlando Magic. The contract was reasonab…
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  • Luke Ridnour finalizing deal with Orlando Magic

    Luke Ridnour finalizing deal with Orlando Magic

    ESPN.com Jul 16
    The Orlando Magic are finalizing an agreement with free-agent point guard Luke Ridnour, sources told ESPN.com.
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  • Bulls trade PF Randolph, draft picks to Magic

    Bulls trade PF Randolph, draft picks to Magic

    ESPN.com Jul 15
    The Chicago Bulls have agreed to send Anthony Randolph and two second-round picks to the Orlando Magic.
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  • Afflalo: Nuggets Are “A Championship Caliber Team”

    Afflalo: Nuggets Are “A Championship Caliber Team”

    dimemag.com Jul 15
    Arron Afflalo won’t be the primary option for the Denver Nuggets this season like he was with the Orlando Magic in 2013-2014, and the career-best numbers he compiled then will surely suffer as a result. After playing two years with a franchise still in …
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  • Magic 'excited' after signing Frye, Gordon

    Magic 'excited' after signing Frye, Gordon

    ESPN.com nba.com Jul 14
    Entering free agency this offseason, Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan predicted only minor, not major, tinkering with his roster unless there was a piece he and his staff felt they had to have.
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  • Video - Rookie Class, "One Four" The Ages 07:39

    Rookie Class, "One Four" The Ages

    Jul 31
    After watching them up close, David Thorpe says even beyond the big names the draft class of 2014 has a chance to be the best since 1984.
  • Video - Smart, Celtics Top Magic 00:35

    Smart, Celtics Top Magic

    Jul 10
    Marcus Smart scored 19 points in the Celtics' 76-67 win over the Magic.
  • Video - Report: Frye, Magic Agree On $32M Contract 03:46

    Report: Frye, Magic Agree On $32M Contract

    Jul 7
    ESPN NBA insider Amin Elhassan discusses the addition of Channing Frye to the Orlando Magic and why he decided to move on from the Phoenix Suns.
  • Video - Noel, Gordon Make Summer League Debuts 00:29

    Noel, Gordon Make Summer League Debuts

    Jul 5
    No. 4 overall pick Aaron Gordon scored 7 points in his NBA summer league debut, and Nerlens Noel scored 17 points in a losing effort.

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