Tagged Jonathan Isaac

2019-20 NBA Season Preview: Southeast Division

The 2019-20 NBA season is just around the corner. After an offseason chock-full of player movement, the title race appears as wide-open as it has been in years. Over the coming weeks, we will examine one big question hanging over each team heading into the season. We’ll continue today with the Southeast Division, where two…

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PODCAST: 2019-20 NBA Southeast Division Season Preview

In this episode of The NBA Podcast, Morten Jensen (@msjnba), Bryan Toporek (@btoporek) and special guest Jeff Siegel (@jgsiegel) of Peachtree Hoops and Early Bird Rights preview the Southeast Division ahead of the 2019-20 NBA season. Could the Atlanta Hawks make the playoffs this year? Are the Orlando Magic the favorites in the division? How…

Don’t Forget About These 5 Teams on NBA League Pass in 2019-20

We’re trudging through the dog days of the NBA offseason, and the final weeks before the 2019-20 tipoff won’t fly by fast enough. Other than watching USA’s C-team play in the World Cup, there’s not much to do other than wait patiently for the upcoming season if men’s basketball is your thing. Fortunately, it’s never…

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The Orlando Magic’s Frontcourt Logjam Only Grows

While a number of playoff teams underwent seismic changes this offseason, the Orlando Magic largely opted for continuity instead. Fresh off a career-best season, center Nikola Vucevic re-signed on a four-year, $100 million deal that descends in value each season. The Magic also re-signed backup center Khem Birch to a two-year, $6 million deal and…

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Kawhi Leonard Reminds Us What Makes Him Great

Normally when an NBA superstar falls from public grace, it’s due to something out of his control. His play slips as he ages, or his body breaks down after thousands of wild forays to the basket. Or a younger player at his position reinvents what we accept as possible and said superstar loses relevancy. (Hello…

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Is Orlando Magic’s Rebuild Finally Over?

Ever since trading away Dwight Howard in August 2012, the Orlando Magic have been stuck in rebuilding purgatory. A series of boneheaded free-agent signings and trades rendered them too good to tank but not good enough for the playoffs, leaving them mired in the NBA’s worst kind of no-man’s land. Oddly enough, Los Angeles Lakers…

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Week 17 Fantasy Basketball Notebook: Porzingis Trade Fallout & More

Last week’s seven-player blockbuster between the Dallas Mavericks and New York Knicks should have been a wake-up call to fantasy basketball owners: Players’ values are never more unstable than heading into the trade deadline. On the bright side, this week will likely be your best chance to add an impact player off the waiver wire. The…

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