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Roy Parry: The Magic have listed Mo Bamba (ill) as questionable for tonight’s game against the Hawks. For ATL, Bogdan Bogdanovic (hamstring soreness), Clint Capela (heel pain) and Danilo Gallinari (back soreness) are questionable, and Trae Young (hip soreness) is probable.
Josh Robbins: The Magic will start Cole Anthony, Gary Harris, Dwayne Bacon, Chuma Okeke and Wendell Carter Jr. tonight against the Rockets in Orlando. Steve Clifford said Mo Bamba (bruised hip) will attempt to play.
Roy Parry: Magic center Mo Bamba sustained a mild back strain in the 4th quarter of tonight’s loss in Houston, according to a team official. It’s too early to determine his playing status for tomorrow’s game in Dallas.
Josh Robbins: Steve Clifford, when asked about Mo Bamba: “There’s no real timetable for him to be able to come back and fully participate. I think that he’ll be able to do some things that are more organizational and everything. But he’s a ways away, and there’s no timetable on his return.”
Josh Robbins: I asked Magic president of basketball operations how the rehabilitations of Mo Bamba and Markelle Fultz are going. Weltman’s response: “very well.”
Josh Robbins: Jeff Weltman when asked about Markelle Fultz: “Markelle is in Orlando and he’s working out and he’s committed. He’s two feet in. I won’t drill down on details, but he continues to make progress and he’s here with our coaches, and we’re very excited about where he is right now.”
Eric Koreen: Mo Bamba has “MO BAMBA” written on his walking boot
John Denton: More @Orlando Magic coach Steve Clifford on his plan for Mo Bamba: “This isn’t going to be something where (Bamba) is just sitting. Learning the league and learning the how it works – there are always different ways that you can get better and stay engaged.”
John Denton: More @Orlando Magic C Khem Birch on adding playing time he’ll get with Mo Bamba out: “I’ve been preparing myself all season – even when I didn’t play, I’d prepare myself as if I was going to play. Now, it’s just about getting back into rhythm and game shape and I’ll be fine.”
Magic PR: MO BAMBA INJURY UPDATE
Josh Robbins: Magic officials said Mo Bamba will not play tonight due to a sore lower left leg. He will be evaluated further, team officials said.
Josh Robbins: Mohamed Bamba hurt his right wrist Monday when he absorbed a foul by Bam Adebayo and landed awkwardly on the court. An MRI confirmed Bamba didn’t sustain structural damage, a team official said. The injury is a bruise.
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September 22, 2021 | 7:42 pm EDT Update
Marc Stein: Tamika Tremaglio of @DeloitteUS has now been officially selected as @TheNBPA ‘s new executive director to succeed Michele Roberts, according to a leading television network. Roberts told @VinceGoodwill in July she was leaving the post within six months after her eight-year run.
Marc Stein: The union makes it official and announces Tamika L. Tremaglio, “trusted advisor and consultant” to @TheNBPA since 2012, as its next Executive Director. Tremaglio will succeed Michele Roberts “upon her retirement at the end of the year.”