With the schedule set to come out later today, it seemed as good a time as any to review the Magic's offseason with our pal, Evan Dunlap of Orlando Pinstriped Post.
In the podcast, we talk about what the Magic's goals were entering the offseason and whether Orlando accomplished those goals and what the future might hold for Victor Oladipo, Maurice Harkless, Tobias Harris and the Magic organization.
Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily: Is there anything you look forward to when teh schedule comes out?
Evan Dunlap, Orlando Pinstriped Post: Not particularly. I suppose just when teh long road trips and the long home stands and I guess rivalry games, if you can call it that, like against the Rockets with Dwight. Other than that, no, there is no real big games on the schedule that I'm particularly looking forward to. Not this year anyway.
OMD: It is August, summer is pretty much over. Everyone is on their August break before EuroBasket starts in September and then training camps pick up at the end of September. We knew it was going to be kind of a quiet summer for the Magic with the rebuilding process still ongoing. What did you think the Magic needed to accomplish this summer?
OPP: About what they did really. They shed a little bit of salary by waiving Al Harrington. They got some young talent with Victor Oladipo and, maybe, Romero Osby if they elect to sign him. They got young talent, they shed some money. They stayed flexible and helped their roster. They didn't hit that home run, but I don't know if there was any big trade for them to make. I think they accomplished what they set out to. I wouldn't say that they aced it or whatever metaphor they want to use. I think they did a decent enough job moving forward.no comments