Brandon Bass, Dallas, free agent, power forward, Orlando Magic

The Orlando Magic have expressed interest in signing free agent Brandon Bass, who is seen as a young, rising power forward. Full Story
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Matthew Abaddon

Orlando, FL

#1 Jul 1, 2009
he sucks, get shard or resign turk
Aron

Orlando, FL

#2 Jul 1, 2009
Haha, we knew it. It's not Rasheed, but it's a banger that can help Dwight up front!
Aron

Orlando, FL

#3 Jul 1, 2009
Matthew Abaddon wrote:
he ****, get shard or resign turk
He's okay Matt. He's not on the same level as R.Wallace or C.Villanueva, but do we really need 5 all-star caliber players playing on the court at the same time? We just need someone who can average around 8-10 points and about 8-10 rebounds to help Dwight. And I'm sure he won't cost us a ton of money either.
Tito

Lakeland, FL

#4 Jul 1, 2009
Good start. Bass is a good player. Let's get Rasheed. I'm also hearing about Bowen and Marquis. We need a center and back up PG.
LMAO

AOL

#5 Jul 1, 2009
This is tooooo freaky.
I just posted that the Magics PF's would be Brandon bass and Ryan Anderson.
Over on that Hedo article.
Not only am I brilliant but now I can foresee the future!
It's great to be rich & smart!
:)
Matthew Abaddon

Orlando, FL

#6 Jul 1, 2009
Aron wrote:
<quoted text>
He's okay Matt. He's not on the same level as R.Wallace or C.Villanueva, but do we really need 5 all-star caliber players playing on the court at the same time? We just need someone who can average around 8-10 points and about 8-10 rebounds to help Dwight. And I'm sure he won't cost us a ton of money either.
He has never shown any type of ability to be able to get either one of those stat lines

“Are You Kidding Me? SHAQ left?”

Since: Feb 08

Orlando[Alt.Springs]-Houston

#7 Jul 1, 2009
He'll do...no more big names....they make me nervous....
magicfaninTN

United States

#8 Jul 1, 2009
Slightly OT, but what is up with the Sentinel again? Five photos of Bass supplement this post.

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/basketb...

1: Fouling Hedo (who is either wincing of laughing at him.)
2: Gasol driving on him (on a night Pau went 12/13, even though Dallas won).
3: Fouling Jordan Farmar.
4: Fouling Trevor Ariza
5: Getting shot over by Pau Gasol.

Is it that hard to find a picture of Bass blocking a shot/dunking/driving/etc?

Way to spin it negative again.
CSG

Brooklyn, NY

#9 Jul 1, 2009
I would like this very much. They need a tough big guy like this and more importantly he can shoot midrange. I think he would be good next to Dwight of the bench or subbing in for him. He isn't really a center though.
CSG

Brooklyn, NY

#10 Jul 1, 2009
I forgot to mention how good it is that he is young. I would prefer that the Magic didn't get much older so they can still have improving players around Dwight in 3-4 years.
WOw

Orlando, FL

#11 Jul 1, 2009
Why haven't they spoken to Maquis Daniels? Local kid would nice athleticism good bench guy. Maybe the Nets will release Battie and we can resign him.
Heblo Turkaloser

United States

#12 Jul 1, 2009
Perfect fit to start next to Dwight. He will board, block shots and hit the mid range shot. And hes only 24, Sheed is old and declining fast. Bass > Sheed.
Heblo Turkaloser

United States

#13 Jul 1, 2009
I've called Bass since the Season ended. I called the Pietrus signing last summer.
jguy780

United States

#14 Jul 1, 2009
This would be a solid signing, but the Magic would still need another big man. And let's get real: Hedo and Gortat are gone. Sheed? C's are making too big a push ... can't see how he wouldn't sign with them. Two quality big men and a third PG is probably what we're looking at for this offseason and we're done.
Matthew Abaddon

Cocoa, FL

#15 Jul 1, 2009
Sheed > Bass.... only bc when sheed guards Dwight we lose

“Are You Kidding Me? SHAQ left?”

Since: Feb 08

Orlando[Alt.Springs]-Houston

#16 Jul 1, 2009
WOw wrote:
Why haven't they spoken to Maquis Daniels? Local kid would nice athleticism good bench guy. Maybe the Nets will release Battie and we can resign him.
and OTIS knows it...:-)
Hugh Jainus

Pinellas Park, FL

#17 Jul 1, 2009
SHEED!!!!!
Matthew Abaddon

Cocoa, FL

#18 Jul 1, 2009
Bass is another midget who has no chance of guarding Gasol.... no thank you
Jon

Orlando, FL

#19 Jul 1, 2009
Bass is decent, but not a good fit for the team. He cant shoot as far as I know, that wont work here. If you cant shoot, then you are just in Dwight's way. Sheed would be perfect fit, but Mcdyess would be good too.
see ya Hedo

Sanford, FL

#20 Jul 1, 2009
Bring on the Bass!! Im sick of Turk's sloppy play!!!! VC will put up better numbers than turk.

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