Nikola Vucevic: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Magic Center’s Future

July 26th, 2016 by Timothy Rapp Leave a reply »
With a glut of big men, the Orlando Magic may consider trading center Nikola Vucevic before the 2016-17 season.

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Vucevic Not Currently on Trade Block Tuesday, July 26 The Magic aren't planning on trading Vucevic despite also needing to find minutes in the paint for Bismack Biyombo, Serge Ibaka and Aaron Gordon, according to Zach Lowe of 

Lowe wrote the following Tuesday: "The potential playmaking void is one reason the Magic are in no rush to trade Vucevic despite the logjam, league sources say. They might need his post game and especially his passing. Last season, Vucevic quietly morphed into one of the league's best passing centers."

That lack of playmaking refers to Orlando's questionable roster balance. While the combination of Ibaka and Biyombo on the court together will be dynamic on the defensive end, as Lowe noted, "swapping out Vucevic cramps Orlando's spacing, and both Ibaka and Biyombo were among just 16 rotation players last season who averaged one or few ...

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