Elfrid Payton is a sneaky Rookie of the Year candidate, Nikola Vucevic only inked a reasonably priced expansion and the Orlando Magic’s defense has allowed a highly stingy 97.2 points per 100 possessions during preseason play, based on RealGM.com.
You can correctly cite how the Magic have been such noise statistical stoppers since their preseason schedule included the hapless Sixers and Indiana Pacers, but understand this: You are no fun at parties.
Additionally decidedly unfun: Victor Oladipo’s being sidelined for a little while with a injury.
Oct. 23, the official release of the team relayed the news that was buzz-killing:
Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo will probably be out indefinitely after suffering a facial break in practice Thursday, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced now.
Thursday afternoon oladipo, who was evaluated, will experience a corrective procedure. He had been injured after taking an elbow.
Oladipo, a year’s lottery selection and a person the Magic expected would take a leap this season, was battling a terrible knee during the preseason. Neither he nor Orlando needed this.
Looks like Payton will get a chance to show himself immediately. That is good.
Seems like Ben Gordon is in the mix to begin at guard. That good.
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