Orlando Magic might be willing to wai...

Orlando Magic might be willing to wait for Corey Maggette

There are 21 comments on the Orlando Sentinel story from Jul 8, 2008, titled Orlando Magic might be willing to wait for Corey Maggette. In it, Orlando Sentinel reports that:

Acknowledging that it's a gamble, the Orlando Magic might be willing to wait on whatever decision shooting guard Corey Maggette makes as a free agent.

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Big Lou

Port Orange, FL

#1 Jul 8, 2008
Bogans, Evans, Redick, Dooling, Lee, Maggette/Pietrus..

I can see why Otis wants to add more depth at shooting guard! How about more depth at power forward or center???
Bob Loblaw

Lady Lake, FL

#2 Jul 8, 2008
Dont wait too long, you dont want to lose out on Pietrus.
The Truth

United States

#3 Jul 8, 2008
You're a real genius there, Otis.
LMAO

AOL

#4 Jul 8, 2008
No comment is required.
Big Lou

Port Orange, FL

#5 Jul 8, 2008
I had to read the Florida Today to get real news. The Magic and Pietrus have reached a verbal agreement for $5.2M. Maggette is out.

Hey Sentinel....fire these loser beat writers and hire John Denton!!!!
Mike

Orlando, FL

#6 Jul 8, 2008
Yes it is risky. What if we lose out on Pietrus AND Dooling? Then Maggette signs with the Celtics or the Spurs.
Mad Magic

United States

#7 Jul 8, 2008
Mickael Pietrus, out of no where Otis keeps a tight lid huh?
Bob Loblaw

Lady Lake, FL

#8 Jul 8, 2008
Big Lou wrote:
I had to read the Florida Today to get real news. The Magic and Pietrus have reached a verbal agreement for $5.2M. Maggette is out.
Hey Sentinel....fire these loser beat writers and hire John Denton!!!!
Is that right 5.2 mil a year? That would be most of the MLE. Hes not worth that. If that is true, look for the Magic to trade Bogans or JJ for whatever they can get so they can get some kind of backup PG.
T-Rain

Sadsburyville, PA

#9 Jul 8, 2008
I like the Pietrus signing, as it takes pressure off of C. Lee to play right away. It gives the Magic the option of deploying a defensive lineup with Pietrus and Lee at the 2 and 3. But we still need to re-sign Keyon Dooling. That would give the Magic 3 strong perimeter defenders.
T-Rain

Sadsburyville, PA

#10 Jul 8, 2008
Furthermore, the Magic need Dooling's size and defense at PG, where there currently is not a viable backup.
Travis

Orlando, FL

#11 Jul 8, 2008
Dooling is "on their radar". I would hope so, he only played the whole season for them. Something a little more specific would be nice. Saying somebody is "on their radar" is basically the equivalent of saying nothing at all.

I'll bet Gheorge Muresan is on their radar too.
Mad Magic

United States

#12 Jul 8, 2008
Big Lou wrote:
Bogans, Evans, Redick, Dooling, Lee, Maggette/Pietrus..
I can see why Otis wants to add more depth at shooting guard! How about more depth at power forward or center???
I agree 100% with the last sentence. However Evans will not be resigned. Dooling if resigned will be a backup for Jameer.

As for Redick the writing is on the wall. Bogans is on the last year of his contract.(he extended cause he knows there is little chance for him on any other team). I dont think the Magic have long term plans for him.

It seems Otis is planning for "if" Hedo leaves after this season. Hedo can get more money and we dont have it to give.

Not an Otis fan but I kinda see whats going on.
Mad Magic

United States

#13 Jul 8, 2008
T-Rain wrote:
Furthermore, the Magic need Dooling's size and defense at PG, where there currently is not a viable backup.
Yup!
Bob Loblaw

Lady Lake, FL

#14 Jul 8, 2008
There goes resigning Dooling. That was not a great signing there. A little overpay, plus that leaves enough to sign someone for the league minimum. Looks like we will be seeing alot of Jameer next year.
Mad Magic

United States

#15 Jul 8, 2008
Bob Loblaw wrote:
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Is that right 5.2 mil a year? That would be most of the MLE. Hes not worth that. If that is true, look for the Magic to trade Bogans or JJ for whatever they can get so they can get some kind of backup PG.
I've read along with the Mickael Pietrus signing, the Magic are "waiting" to see what happens with Corey. I dont see how they could sign him...I dont know who in the league would take JJ or Bogans.

Some how I think Otis knows he has to trade Hedo before the all star break. He may not say it (really when does he ever?) but I think he knows
Mad Magic

United States

#16 Jul 8, 2008
Bob Loblaw wrote:
There goes resigning Dooling. That was not a great signing there. A little overpay, plus that leaves enough to sign someone for the league minimum. Looks like we will be seeing alot of Jameer next year.
If we dont resign Dooling, look for them to put Lee at 1 (backup) he did play some point in college. However the dealing is not nearly done the Pietrus signing where we like it or not came from no where. S.I. said the Magic didnt even call the guy. Its a long summer lets see what happens.
Mad Magic

United States

#17 Jul 8, 2008
Travis wrote:
Dooling is "on their radar". I would hope so, he only played the whole season for them. Something a little more specific would be nice. Saying somebody is "on their radar" is basically the equivalent of saying nothing at all.
I'll bet Gheorge Muresan is on their radar too.
ouch!
Bob Loblaw

Lady Lake, FL

#18 Jul 8, 2008
Mad Magic wrote:
<quoted text>
If we dont resign Dooling, look for them to put Lee at 1 (backup) he did play some point in college. However the dealing is not nearly done the Pietrus signing where we like it or not came from no where. S.I. said the Magic didnt even call the guy. Its a long summer lets see what happens.
Go to the florida today site. They have already agreed to sign him. Its a done deal.
Bob Loblaw

Lady Lake, FL

#19 Jul 8, 2008
Nevermind. I see what you meant.
DBJORK

Lafayette, CO

#20 Jul 8, 2008
Bob Loblaw wrote:
There goes resigning Dooling. That was not a great signing there. A little overpay, plus that leaves enough to sign someone for the league minimum. Looks like we will be seeing alot of Jameer next year.
Larry bird rights!!We can and I bet we will resign dooling,,He'll be Nelson's back-up.

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