The praising of Nikola Vucevic continued just 12 hours after the 7-foot Montenegrin helped dismantle Roy Hibbert and the Indiana Pacers. Interviews were cut shorter than usual because the Magic had to participate in an NBA meeting. Orlando will now be preparing for a Bobcats team that has a 2-24 record in their last twenty-six contests.
Gustavo Ayon was working out and doing wind sprints with both knees in sleeves. Goose has been out with a right thigh contusion. Coach Vaughn hinted that Ayon is close to returning to the rotation. Meanwhile, Al Harrington has a bulky black right knee brace limiting his mobility as well as a left knee sleeve. Harrington was working on his shooting, post-up offense, and post defense.