Magic Seeking Depth At Point Guard, Center

The Magic have been one of the NBA's quietest teams so far in July, having not agreed to a single trade or free agent signing since the offseason got underway. That doesn't mean the club will remain inactive all summer though. According to Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel, the Magic are looking to add depth at point guard and center.

In addition to incumbent starter Jameer Nelson, Victor Oladipo and E'Twaun Moore could see some time at the point, but both are traditionally shooting guards. At the very least, Orlando figures to ink a minimum-salary free agent to add another point guard to the mix, Robbins says, citing former Western Kentucky product A.J. Slaughter as one possibility. As for bigs, Brandan Wright has been connected to the Magic, but according to Robbins, the team hasn't had significant discussions with his reps.

As Robbins notes in a separate piece, the Magic are currently capped out, but if the team reaches buyout agreements with Al Harrington and/or Hedo Turkoglu, as is expected, cap space could be created. Even if Harrington and Turkoglu are retained for a few more months, it shouldn't affect the club's spending plans, since it's not as if Orlando is eyeing any big names — if the team remains over the cap, the mid-level exception should provide more than enough spending flexibility.

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