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2022 NBA Draft results, takeaways: Magic trick experts by taking Paolo Banchero at No. 1, setting off chaos

2022 NBA Draft results, takeaways: Magic trick experts by taking Paolo Banchero at No. 1, setting off chaos

There usually aren’t too many surprises in the NBA Draft in this day and age, but Thursday night started out with a major one as the Orlando Magic selected Duke forward Paolo Banchero with the No. 1 overall pick. For weeks, the expectation had been that they would take Jabari Smith out of Auburn, and …

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2022 NBA Mock Draft: Jabari Smith all but locked in for Magic at No. 1 just before picks are made

2022 NBA Mock Draft: Jabari Smith all but locked in for Magic at No. 1 just before picks are made

Auburn • Fr • 6’10” / 220 lbs Projected Team Orlando PROSPECT RNK 4th POSITION RNK 2nd PPG 16.9 RPG 7.4 APG 2 3P% 42% There’s at least *some* concern over the diversity with which Smith will score in the NBA — he struggled at the rim in college and primarily was used as a …

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Aggregate NBA mock draft 6.0: Dyson Daniels moves into top 10; Christian Wood trade rumors

Aggregate NBA mock draft 6.0: Dyson Daniels moves into top 10; Christian Wood trade rumors

Following the withdrawals of several prospects, the aggregate NBA mock draft has shifted noticeably, and more intel on teams have surfaced with the draft nearing. To get a better projection of where all of the projected top prospects stand currently, we compiled mock drafts from ESPN, The Athletic, Bleacher Report, The Ringer, Sports Illustrated, NBADraft.net, …

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2022 NBA Mock Draft: Jabari Smith moves up to No. 2 to Thunder behind Chet Holmgren at No. 1 to Magic

2022 NBA Mock Draft: Jabari Smith moves up to No. 2 to Thunder behind Chet Holmgren at No. 1 to Magic

Gonzaga • Fr • 7’0″ / 195 lbs Projected Team Orlando PROSPECT RNK 2nd POSITION RNK 1st PPG 14.1 RPG 9.9 APG 1.9 3P% 39% The concerns about Holmgren’s slight frame are legitimate — but he’s such a unique prospect with incredible potential that Orlando should be uncomfortable passing on this 7-foot rim-protector who can …

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Bohm and Vierling are the heroes as Thomson Magic continues for Phillies

Bohm and Vierling are the heroes as Thomson Magic continues for Phillies

MILWAUKEE — To understand what the Phillies did Tuesday night, you have to go back to July 28 of last year. That was the last time Josh Hader gave up a run in a regular-season game. The Milwaukee Brewers’ All-Star closer had racked up 40 straight scoreless appearances when he trotted out of the bullpen …

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