The Magic got things Going In the ‘cleaning out shop’ race.
#Magic fire GM Rob Hennigan after 5 seasons. Team went 132-278. Missed playoffs all 5 years. Longest drought in franchise history.
— Nick Gryniewicz (@ESPN580Nick) April 13, 2017
Orlando fired GM Rob Hennigan early this morning, opening the door for the Magic to find a replacement before May’s draft lottery.
— Sporting News NBA (@sn_nba) April 13, 2017
The Magic spent a ton of money in free agency this past offseason, completing a variety of confusing moves in the last two years.
Breaking: Magic fire general manager Rob Hennigan after five seasons with no playoff appearances. Assistant GM Matt Lloyd named interim GM. pic.twitter.com/vvhYECa4rw
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 13, 2017
Hennigan had a great early start in Orlando with the trade of Dwight Howard and solid pick ups in the draft.
RELEASE: Magic dismiss Rob Hennigan as general manager
Matt Lloyd named interim GM pic.twitter.com/QyNXYNgrtV
— Orlando Magic PR (@Magic_PR) April 13, 2017
But the trade of Tobias Harris and Victor Oladipo did him in, with both seen as one-sided trades that the Magic weren’t the beneficiary of.
Rob Hennigan didn’t even make it to the exit interviews today. That was fast.
— Cody Taylor (@CodyTaylorNBA) April 13, 2017
With a loaded up cap going into the offseason, the Magic again are stuck in the middle of a rebuild that’s lasted entirely too long.