A year before they became teammates, Russell Westbrook and Victor Oladipo faced off in what was a thrilling, instant classic. On Oct. 31, 2015 (AEDT), the Oklahoma City Thunder travelled to the Amway Center to take on the Orlando Magic in what was the second game of the season for both teams. While the Thunder boasted a star-studded lineup that featured Westbrook, Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka, they found themselves trailing 93-75 heading into the fourth quarter.
Priority Number One: Find Some Shooting This won’t surprise anyone, but the Magic absolutely have to prioritise shooting this coming offseason. So much of the current NBA landscape is predicated on the ability to stretch a defense with the threat of shooting, and Orlando is simply a team that faces a talent deficit in this regard almost every night. That has to change.
If you keep track of Shaq's career outside of basketball, you would know that he has a plethora of business ventures and has made more money off of the court, than on it. During a conversation with Daymond John for "Black Entrepreneurs Day presented by Chase For Business," Shaq spoke at length about his business dealings and who is to thank for it all. As he notes, he is particularly indebted to Magic Johnson, who gave him some incredible advice upon his arrival in Los Angeles.