Last season’s trade deadline featured the Orlando Magic being big “sellers”, trading away the likes of All-Star Nikola Vucevic, Aaron Gordon and Evan Fournier. At the NBA trade deadline this season, the Magic could once again look to open up shop for yet another “yearly garage sale”.
Orlando is one of the youngest teams in the league and while they have compiled some key wins this season, they are currently in last-place league-wide with a 7-34 record.
Rookie Franz Wagner and others like Cole Anthony and Wendell Carter Jr. have been bright spots for this team and the Magic are definitely heading in the right direction as a rebuilding franchise, but time is still their main enemy at the moment.
Building successful teams does not happen overnight and unfortunately for Magic fans, this is a process that just simply cannot be rushed.
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However, Orlando’s front-office is convinced that the youthful talents they have can be special, which is why they are going to once again be active at the trade deadline.
Compiling more future assets and draft picks is going to be key for this franchise moving forward and they have quite a bit of assets to offer up in trade talks at the NBA trade deadline. Let’s take a look at some of the latest intel surrounding their key trade pieces.