Hocus Podcast Ep.8 – Evaluating Biyombo, Hezonja and GM Rob Hennigan

After a 24 point loss to the Houston Rockets, Brett David Roberts (@33trigger) and Chris Chartier (@Chrschartier) recap the game and talk Orlando Magic basketball. In our 8th episode we discuss the following (In order): In this episode: Aaron Gordon injury update Evaluating Bismack Biyombo Evaluating Mario Hezonja Discussing James Harden and the former OKC trio In-depth Serge Ibaka trade …

Hocus Podcast Ep.6 – MIN game recap, Serge Ibaka trade rumors, player evaluations

The Orlando Magic are coming off another tough (overtime) loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves. But do we dwell on it here at the Hocus Podcast? A little. Not much. The focus now has largely become on player development, so we’ll take the time to delve into some specific problems and idiosyncricies that have plagued Aaron Gordon and Mario Hezonja. We …

Hocus Podcast Ep.5 – Recap Toronto win, Vucevic trade talk, and rebuild

As the Magic prepare to end the month of January (a month that has been devastating for 2 years in a row) they capture an unlikely victory against the Toronto Rapters across the border. Thanks to help from Jeff Green and DJ Augustin, the Magic rode a well balanced defensive game to a victory. As the aim to capture consectutive victories for …

Hocus Podcast Ep.4: Dubs Dab; Magic Lose, But Bulls Loom in Winnable One

The Orlando Magic (predictably) fell in its matinee match to the Golden State Warriors. Orlando stayed even with the Dubs for 24 minutes, but the third quarter belonged to the Warriors and Stephen Curry does seem to have a penchant for obliterating Orlando at Amway. Curry finished with 27, but we barely mention his name, because: Mario was freed. Mario …

Hocus Podcast Ep. 3: Celebrate! – Magic win over Bucks recap, Preview of Sunday Warriors game

For 48-minutes, even sans Evan Fournier, the Orlando Magic looked like a playoff team. They dismantled the Milwaukee Bucks on Penny Hardaway’s induction night, with seven players reaching double figures and Jeff Green doing his best to make our last episode look asinine. Jokes aside, Green played his best game of the season, and it was accented by an aggressive …