Ranking Magic’s Keys to Building Team

Cohen 8-Ball: The Rankings


OrlandoMagic.com’s Josh Cohen offers his rankings on a range of topics on the Magic and the rest of the NBA.

#5 Good character, humble guys

It’s been a crucial facet of Rob Hennigan’s scouting and evaluating. Aside from judging a player’s basketball skills and potential, appraising their mentality and purpose has been just as imperative in building this team. All of the acquisitions since Hennigan took office have been high character, hard working and modest guys. And it’s apparent after drafting Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton and Devyn Marble this year, that assessment of talent hasn’t changed. Those three fit Orlando’s criteria.

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