Orlando Magic Rumors
Me: It didn’t take DeMar long to re-sign, and he kind of made it clear he was coming back, anyway. So what do you think you have this year, minus Biz [Bismack Biyombo]? Kyle Lowry: I think we have pretty much the same team, minus that elite shot blocker. I think [Jared] Sullinger can not be the shot blocking presence, but he can be a guy that’s going to be a presence — he’ll read the play earlier, make sure he’s there a half-second earlier. I also think we come back with some experience. We got to a point where we were two games away from making The Finals, and we just happened to lose to the championship team. We gained a lot of experience that series and this past season.
Donovan says Oladipo has unusual experience for his age. “I think his game offensively, just being in the league and playing as much as he’s had the opportunity to play early on in his career, he’s continued to develop and evolve as an offensive player,” Donovan says. “Certainly the thing that jumps out at you right away is his motor, his energy and the way he competes.”