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Kaiser Permanente and the NBA will donate $25,000 to the charity of the winner’s choice. McLemore designated Saint John’s Program for Real Change, which intends to buy a 15-passenger van to take homeless kids currently without transportation to and from school. The winner will be chosen by NBA judges and fan votes. The window for voting is April 20-27. This can be done with a post on Twitter, an NBA Facebook account, or an Instagram post by using the hashtags #NBACommunityAssist and #BenMcLemore. Cowbell Kingdom

April 16, 2015 Updates

Although the Orlando Magic's coaching search will focus on a handful of candidates with extensive head-coaching experience, general manager Rob Hennigan said Thursday that James Borrego will be interviewed for the job. Borrego guided the Magic to a 10-20 finish after team officials appointed him interim head coach after Jacque Vaughn's dismissal on Feb. 5. Orlando Sentinel

Magic officials have not held talks with any coaching candidates yet, Hennigan and league sources said. The team also is unlikely to speak with potential hires on Friday because CEO Alex Martins is attending the NBA's Board of Governors meetings in New York. But even though Hennigan is keeping mum about the details of the search — Hennigan on Thursday even declined to name the characteristics the team will seek in its eventual hire — the Magic's clear preference is to find a seasoned head coach. Orlando Sentinel

The Magic’s summer league team will include two of the five players who started in the season finale Wednesday night in Brooklyn. Point guard Elfrid Payton and forward Aaron Gordon will be asked to play in the annual Orlando Pro Summer League, the Orlando Sentinel has learned. It’s possible that Payton and Gordon will not play in all of the Magic’s summer-league games. Orlando Sentinel

The Magic also expect to have swingman Devyn Marble and the team’s upcoming first-round draft pick participate in summer-league play. To be available to play, Marble must heal fully from a detached retina and a subsequent surgery in March to repair the damage. Orlando Sentinel


Two dominant big men and a couple of flashy perimeter players top the Magic's list.


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