Rookie Rundown: Scottie Barnes vs Franz Wagner

Rookie Rundown: Scottie Barnes vs Franz Wagner

Scottie Barnes and Franz Wagner have both impressed many this year. Two rookies that were both taken in the lottery that haven’t looked back. In this article, I am breaking down which player I would rather start a franchise with and why.  Case for Barnes: Coming into the draft, Barnes was the more impressive player […]

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 Do You Believe In Magic? Does Orlando?

Do You Believe In Magic? Does Orlando?

Perhaps the latest Orlando Magic rebuilding act is oversold. You tell me. Their record this year stands at a dismal 11 wins against 40 losses. No one is talking about them. I’m not sure if anyone is entertained. Ok, I confess. This article was originally intended to offer up the Orlando Magic as a potential […]

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 J.J. Redick Will One Day Be a Hall of Famer

J.J. Redick Will One Day Be a Hall of Famer

✌🏻 🏀 pic.twitter.com/4c0XsZ836u — JJ Redick (@jj_redick) September 21, 2021 Naismith Basketball Hall of Famers come in all shapes and sizes. Some proved they were worthy with their play in the NBA. Others excelled on the international stage or in college. No matter the path, all these players end up with the same orange jacket. […]

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 What If..(NBA Edition)

What If..(NBA Edition)

Is This a What If Sequel? This is the second iteration of my last What If blog for BellyUp Sports. The last one tackled some basketball, football, and baseball questions, but this one will focus solely on the NBA. Consider it more of a season two than a sequel. The basketball landscape in every era […]

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 Should the Magic Have Drafted Chuma Okeke?

Should the Magic Have Drafted Chuma Okeke?

The Orlando Magic selected Chuma Okeke with the 16th pick in the 2019 draft. It is still early, but it can be said that they may have wasted the pick. Okeke has been practically non-existent for Orlando in his career. Everyone knew Okeke had a knee injury in the NCAA tournament that season. Everyone knew […]

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 Why Nick Anderson Is Important in Orlando

Why Nick Anderson Is Important in Orlando

Nikola Vucevic just became the Magic’s all-time leader in field goals made. Here is a look at the man he passed, Nick Anderson. Nick Anderson may be one of the most important players in Orlando Magic history. Nationally he is underrated and not very well known. For me, Anderson is Mr. Magic. He was one […]

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 Orlando Magic: Ready to Be Contenders

Orlando Magic: Ready to Be Contenders

The Orlando Magic Begin the Week 4-0 for the First Time Ever! The Orlando Magic have played through the first week and one game and stand as the Beast of the NBA’s Eastern Conference. The team’s hot start at 4-0 should be taken with caution. Although the start is great and far off of my […]

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