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Assuming the Magic will not tank (at least not yet), what do you do now?

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Re: Assuming the Magic will not tank (at least not yet), what do you do now? 

Post#101 » by Max Power » Sat Jan 9, 2021 5:04 pm

After last night, I’m firmly on the start over train. I’d like to keep Vucevic though, he deserves to see the other side of this thing turn around. Everyone else can go. Issac and Fultz are here regardless now. I’m hoping both recover quickly and become the players they can be.

I’m hoping the Magic can get assets back for Fournier Gordon and Aminu and Ross. ( I still like T-Ross here though too)

The injuries may put us in the lottery discussion anyway. Even with Vuc we got blasted by Houston. I think that’s going to become the norm. So as sad as it is, the injury bug may force the team to start over even when they don’t want. I think ridding the team of WeHam is a necessity as well, they played a huge part in putting us here, and they don’t deserve to keep building this team. I have no issues with Clifford as coach. He’s performed miracles here as far as I’m concerned.
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Re: Assuming the Magic will not tank (at least not yet), what do you do now? 

Post#102 » by fendilim » Sat Jan 9, 2021 5:23 pm

RookieStar wrote:
fendilim wrote:
Skin wrote:If we don't tank, then fire WeHam.

If we tank, then fire WeHam.

In both cases they are incompetent in being able to show progression. 4 years in and we are still lead by Henny's guys and are in the same status.

At some point you have to think that WeHam are really old guys. We need somebody who are dynamic for us to rebuild.

Talent evaluation, we can use their experience, but managing teams and trading, we need someone with youth and vigor. Clearly WeHam is simply being outperformed by the younger generation who are more active and daring.


We did have a young firebrand of a GM who had an eye for talent....

He traded Dipo for the corpse of Ibaka and signed stonehamd bricks to that ridiculous contract. Talk about daring..

Hennigan was not daring enough. If you listened to the Woj’ pod Giannis Draft series, he was afraid to take Giannis at 2.

This management hasnt even put a stamp on this roster. They still live off through the players Hennigan acquired. All our top 4 options since WeHam arrived have been players Hennigan acquired. Vuc, Evan, AG and Ross. Go figure.

We need a dynamic leader that will right this ship. Following the waves isnt the way to go.
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Re: Assuming the Magic will not tank (at least not yet), what do you do now? 

Post#103 » by drsd » Sat Jan 9, 2021 8:43 pm

MoMM wrote:
jonbob17 wrote:
KillMonger wrote:to be fair they doing it out of necessity rather than choice



Assuming AG and Evan have legitimate injuries.

Evan wasn't even playing before Fultz injury, so I believe he is injured (and it is a contract year for him).

As for AG, I assume that maybe he would be able to play, but they just assumed we would lose anyway, so it would be better to save him for the next game.


If this were game-7 of the NBA Finals, they play - as does Aminu.

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Re: Assuming the Magic will not tank (at least not yet), what do you do now? 

Post#104 » by drsd » Sat Jan 9, 2021 8:45 pm

basketballRob wrote:
drsd wrote:The Magic just started Anthony, Bacon,Ennis, and Clark.

Can we start to questions Orlando's intentions to win games?

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It depends what they do tonight. I've been calling for them to tank one of the B2B games for a while. One, you get to see the young players. Two, you rest some players. I wouldn't be surprised to see the win tonight.

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Excellent point!

Gordon and Fournier might have been healthy enough to play, but not at 100%. So just eat a loss, get Bamba some game time, test Bone's capacity to see if he should get a contract upgrade, let Coach play around with some roster options, etc.

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Re: Assuming the Magic will not tank (at least not yet), what do you do now? 

Post#105 » by Skybox » Sat Jan 9, 2021 8:58 pm

Could we pitch AG into BOS TPE and get back a youngster like Nesmith or Langford with some ap space and then turn our attention to ...


Oladipo?

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