Orlando Magic Go Christmas Shopping: Fantasy Basketball Fallout

December 18th, 2010 by Will Overton Leave a reply »
Apparently while I was out shopping the stores for Christmas presents for my wife, the Orlando Magic were doing some shopping of their own as they pulled off not one, but two big time trades in the span of a few hours.

It’s surprising to see a team only two years removed from the finals completely change the makeup of the team this way, but the Magic are about winning and winning now and they knew that to compete with the big boys like Miami and Boston they had to do something and do it now, and boy did they do something.

The trades by the magic today were two separate trades, one with the Wizards and one with the Suns. We are going to cover the impact of both trades in this article though to keep things concise and give the best perspective on the fantasy impact of these moves. 

Washington Wizards Get

Rashard Lewis: This move was more about making the Washington Wizards John Wall’s team than it was about acquiring Rashard Lewis. That said though, Lewis will step right in and become a key part of the team.

Lewis will either overtake the inconsistent Al Thornton as the starting small forward or he’ll start at ...

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