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re: The magic were 2-8 their last 10 games.

The team was 14-15 from the return of Gordon through the last game Smith played. That's as close to 0.500 as you can get. Their active salary is about $5m below the minimum allowed team salary. Before the return they were closer to $15m below that and around half the cap at some points when Davis was injured.

I'm sorry, I am encouraged by that. If all teams were created equally with average players and equal salaries, they'd all win about half of their games. This team is doing that with a thin roster and a max deal of dead money that goes away this offseason. That says the team should not be playing that well (and they are playing better than that) and have a ton of capacity to improve in the offseason (though it may not happen).



CP3LSU25
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re: The magic were 2-8 their last 10 games.
Just look at baseball many teams made it making 100 million less than their counterpoints. We need billy bean


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re: The magic were 2-8 their last 10 games.
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Just look at baseball
Stopped reading


CP3LSU25
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eyeran


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42
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re: The magic were 2-8 their last 10 games.
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Just look at baseball many teams made it making 100 million less than their counterpoints. We need billy bean



It happens there.

That creates an expectation that less salary is better?

That means every team in every sport should be able to do this? Or, the guy who, you know, lost, should be able to somehow win against the richer team that now knows what he knows and can out-Bean him?

Try addressing the salary and record stuff above. Thanks.


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Fearthehat0307
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re: The magic were 2-8 their last 10 games.
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We need billy bean
so we can get lose in the first round every year and get swept the one time we make it to the 2nd. moneyball glorifies mediocrity


htran90
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re: The magic were 2-8 their last 10 games.
a bad team losing to another bad team. we should be taking these losses as a blessing, top 5 gets us a decent shot at a starter next year to replace aminu and MAYBE, key word, making a run at .500

we win ourselves out of the top 5, we may just be as bad next year.


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CP3LSU25
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re: The magic were 2-8 their last 10 games.
The whole billy bean reference was a joke


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CP3LSU25
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re: The magic were 2-8 their last 10 games.
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so we can get lose in the first round every year and get swept the one time we make it to the 2nd. moneyball glorifies mediocrity


I'm sure there fans are happier now than before he got there


Fearthehat0307
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re: The magic were 2-8 their last 10 games.
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I'm sure there fans are happier now than before he got there
haven't they only had like one winning record in the past 7 years or something like that?


CP3LSU25
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re: The magic were 2-8 their last 10 games.
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haven't they only had like one winning record in the past 7 years or something like that?


Go check how they did before he got there. Not
Sure the pm is talking


Fearthehat0307
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re: The magic were 2-8 their last 10 games.
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Go check how they did before he got there. Not
like 3 world series in a row?


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CP3LSU25
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re: The magic were 2-8 their last 10 games.
They came out first in their division last year


Fearthehat0307
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re: The magic were 2-8 their last 10 games.
they have one playoff series win in 15 years since he's been there. in the 10 years before him they made 3 world series and won 1.

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CP3LSU25
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re: The magic were 2-8 their last 10 games.
3rd and 2nd in their division 2011 and 2010 respectively. Is that mediocre for a team who has 100 of million of dollars less to spend than 95% of the MLB.


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Macintosh504
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re: The magic were 2-8 their last 10 games.
A's > hornets


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42
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re: The magic were 2-8 their last 10 games.
Still not addressing the data, eh?

Gotcha.


CP3LSU25
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re: The magic were 2-8 their last 10 games.
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they have one playoff series win in 15 years since he's been there. in the 10 years before him they made 3 world series and won 1.


When you have the Yankees and Red Sox and mets and angels spending 100 million more than you that is a good thing. The hornets are fighting for lottery the last 2 years.


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CP3LSU25
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quote: haven't they only had like one winning record in the past 7 years or something like that?




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CP3LSU25
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Still not addressing the data, eh? Gotcha.


I don't want data. I want to win.


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