The Magic Are Interested In Tom Penn

Per Ken Berger of CBS Sports, the Magic have shown interest in Tom Penn.

There’s a sixth name on the Orlando Magic’s list of general manager candidates: former Portland Trail Blazers executive Tom Penn, three league sources told

Penn, formally an executive for the Portland Trail Blazers, worked under fellow potential Magic General Manager and current Indiana Pacers assistant General Manager Kevin Pritchard as the Vice President of Basketball Operations. Both were fired in 2010.

Penn is currently an analyst for ESPN.

Back in December, Penn talked to the Orlando Sentinel about how to proceed after Dwight Howard asked for a trade. You can read that interview here.

(Andrew Melnick is Howard the Dunk’s lead blogger, ESPN Florida’s Magic Insider ( and is the co-host of the Insiders Show Sunday mornings at 10:00 am EST. Subscribe to his RSS feed, add him on Facebook and follow him onTwitter to follow him daily. You can download the HTD app here)

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