(Sports Network) - The Magic took Victor Oladipo second and he's not a
franchise changer, but he's a culture changer.
His work ethic made him sought after by dozens of teams. Oladipo improved in
college, but can he do it in the pros? Even if he doesn't, Oladipo could play
for my team anytime.
He's a stud defender already and if his shooting continues to trend upward, he
could be Luol Deng. Simply, Oladipo is the kind of player every team should
fist fight over.
Some reports indicate that teams were. They offered all sorts of things for
Again, Oladipo is a franchise cornerstone. He just doesn't do enough
offensively. But what he brings to the Magic is his attitude. Hard work is
The Magic are young and Oladipo could walk in and be a leader. If Orlando
trades Arron Afflalo now, Oladipo is the starting two guard. His teammates will
see how hard he plays and try to keep up. The Magic are still young. Glen Davis
and Jameer Nelson are veterans and they are solid, solid professional
Good things are coming to Orlando. It may not look like the Magic are amassing
world-class talent, because they aren't. But, what they are doing is putting a
lot of competitive young men together to grow.
Romero Osby in the second round was kind of a stretch.
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