Sep 30, 2013; Orlando, FL, USA; Orlando Magic guard Jameer Nelson (14) poses for a portrait during media day at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Rob Foldy-USA TODAY Sports

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Jameer Nelson Accepts He May Get Traded – CBS Eye On Basketball

Jameer Nelson and Arron Afflalo are going to be a big story all the way up until the trade deadline. Nelson will turn 32 in February and he only helps this team win games, which, oddly, isn’t something Orlando necessarily wants to do this season.

Victor Oladipo boosts Orlando Magic Intensity in First Practice of the Season – Orlando Sentinel

Orlando Sentinel grabs some quotes from Jacque Vaughn and Oladipo himself after Tuesday’s practice. Here’s perhaps the most intriguing one.

I made some mistakes here and there, because I was going a little too fast…I was a little too anxious, but it was fun. It was just a learning process for me. I’ve got to remember that, because it’s easy for me to get frustrated, because I want to do well so badly.

Victor Oladipo

Orlando Magic Training Camp Notebook, Day One – Orlando Pinstriped Post

Evan Dunlap is always doing a great job cover the ins-and-outs of the Orlando Magic.

Bill and Jalen’s NBA Preview – Grantland

Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose begin their NBA team reviews starting with what they believe will be the two worst teams in the league, Phoenix and Philadelphia. Viewer beware, there’s over 14 minutes each of Suns and Sixers talk.

Rajon Rondo Has Two New Best Friends, And Only One is Brad Stevens

The other best friend is his stationary bike. So….. Just when you think you know what to expect from Rondo, he throws you a curveball. However, it sounds like his new kinship with Stevens is the real deal.

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