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Jonathan Isaac Cleared To Return For Monday Scrimmage

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Jonathan Isaac Cleared To Return For Monday Scrimmage 

Post#1 » by fateis007 » Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:40 am

Jonathan Isaac will make his return to the Orlando Magic during Monday's scrimmage, reported Josh Robbins of The Athletic.

Isaac has been out with a sprained knee since January 1st.

Isaac has exceeded expectations as the team increased his work load.

“I feel like over the course of getting my knee right I’ve worked on my jumper. I’ve watched a lot of film to try to just learn and grow in IQ as a basketball player. So that’s gone well. Honestly, a part of it is just getting back. I’m not so much focused on coming out and blowing the doors off anything but just getting my feet wet again, and I’m feeling good about it. So I feel like I’m the same player, and I just continue to take steps forward," said Isaac.


EXCITING. Fultz and JI back in action.
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Re: Jonathan Isaac Cleared To Return For Monday Scrimmage 

Post#2 » by CalOrl11 » Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:23 am

Is Fultz definitely playing tonight?
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Re: Jonathan Isaac Cleared To Return For Monday Scrimmage 

Post#3 » by Viper1500 » Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:51 pm

I didn't think he was going to play the remainder of the year, so this comes as a shock to me.
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Re: Jonathan Isaac Cleared To Return For Monday Scrimmage 

Post#4 » by MagicFan101 » Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:25 pm

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Post#5 » by Magic#1 » Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:48 pm

I'm genuinely surprised by this. He must have shown significant progress. Him getting more minutes with Fultz on the floor should be a positive thing for this franchise.
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Re: Jonathan Isaac Cleared To Return For Monday Scrimmage 

Post#6 » by RookieStar » Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:23 pm

Ok.. who here think JI would play more mins. than Bamba? lo
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Re: Jonathan Isaac Cleared To Return For Monday Scrimmage 

Post#7 » by PrimeThyme » Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:29 pm

Read on Twitter

Looks like he may be playing in a pretty bulky brace. Interested to see how much it impacts his mobility.
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Re: Jonathan Isaac Cleared To Return For Monday Scrimmage 

Post#8 » by J-Mezzy » Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:58 am

He looked great out there. Came out on fire and changed the game. Good to see
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Re: Jonathan Isaac Cleared To Return For Monday Scrimmage 

Post#9 » by jezzerinho » Tue Jul 28, 2020 2:00 pm

Much more positive game for a lot of reasons. Thought Vooch did a great job early on playing inside out finding open shooters and cutters. Ennis and Clark looked like positive contributors. Isaac and Fultz brought a level of excitement on court the team has been missing badly. Fultz shot looks improved. JI's shot is still a bit slowmo but my god did he take over the game in his brief cameo. Wow.
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Re: Jonathan Isaac Cleared To Return For Monday Scrimmage 

Post#10 » by SOUL » Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:29 pm

JI looked so comfortable out there and still covered ground quickly, really good to see.
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Re: Jonathan Isaac Cleared To Return For Monday Scrimmage 

Post#11 » by Bensational » Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:11 am

SOUL wrote:JI looked so comfortable out there and still covered ground quickly, really good to see.


He looked beyond comfortable. He looked in control. He was running that 2nd unit.

I think it's time for Cliff to give AG's 2nd unit minutes to Isaac and let him run that squad instead. Especially if AG is going to be more of an option with the starters sharing Vuc's role as post facilitator. Isaac is due his touches.
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Re: Jonathan Isaac Cleared To Return For Monday Scrimmage 

Post#12 » by basketballRob » Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:23 am

I like separating Fultz and Isaac from Vuc, Fournier, and DJ.

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Re: Jonathan Isaac Cleared To Return For Monday Scrimmage 

Post#13 » by jayrehme » Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:15 pm

Isaac is our game changer and he's looking even more comfortable and confident. Lock this guy up long term.

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