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Magic/Heat have different draft approaches

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Just five days after the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA Championship, the league gathers in Brooklyn for the 2016 draft. Some of the league’s 30 teams will be busier than others. The Orlando Magic have the 11th pick. While the top two or three slots are well-known, only the Magic brass know, for sure, who they are targeting. A few mock drafts have them taking Kentucky freshman Skal Labissiere. The lanky forward is a good shooter, but had a relatively…

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As SEC tourney begins, Florida’s road just got tougher

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Once upon a time the Florida Gators were in a strong position to be firmly ensconced in the NCAA Tournament field. After losing six of their final nine games, that is no longer the case. The Gators will need a strong showing in the SEC Tournament that is set to begin on Wednesday evening at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Analysts believe Florida must win at least two games to get into the 68-team field to be announced on…

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