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Orlando Magic eager to ‘fall in love' and make the No. 1 pick - not trade it

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

For the Orlando Magic, securing the No. 1 pick in the 2022 NBA draft can alter the trajectory of the franchise's rebuild.
No. 1 picks have historically been multi-time All-Stars. And in the Magic's case, coming to Orlando as the No. 1 pick has usually preceded a Hall-of-Fame career .
Even with the pressure and privilege that comes with having the top pick, president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman assured the Magic's month-long process before the June 23 draft won't change.
Orlando also has two second-round picks for the draft at Nos. 32 and 35.
“We'll do our due diligence on as many...
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