Mar 19, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Orlando Magic head coach Jacque Vaughn gets ejected from the game against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Pacers won 95-73.. Mandatory Credit: Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports

Morning Magic: Friday Links


2013/14 NBA Preview: Orlando Magic | ProBasketballTalk

NBC’s ProBasketballTalk takes their crack at analyzing the upcoming Magic season.

Improving the defense is a focal point for the Magic early in camp | Orlando Sentinel

We’ve said it before, and I’m sure we’ll say it again: improving team defense is the quickest way for a bad team to become better. This is going to be a theme all season.

Magic rookie Victor Oladipo meets childhood idol Tracy McGrady | Orlando Sentinel

So apparently Oladipo looked up to T-Mac as a kid. I guess that’s a good thing?

Jason Maxiell plans to mimic Horace Grant’s look for the Orlando Magic this season | Yahoo! Sports

The title is a little deceiving. Yes, Jason Maxiell is planning on wearing protective eyewear during the season. However, it sounds like J-Max is planning to wear the more modern edition. See, what launched Horace into the pantheon of goggle-wearers is that he strategically matched the glasses with his uniform.

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