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A very studious summer for Magic rookies

At the end of a season without playoffs but in progress compared to the previous one, the Magic was notably able to strengthen thanks to the arrival of two “lottery picks” in the Draft: Anthony Blackselected in 6th position, and Jett Howardselected in 11th position.

Two young 19-year-old players, who were able to show themselves in the Summer League with three games each and who now have their eyes on the “training camp” in September, which will then take them to their first year in the league. Suffice to say that the summer of rookies can be summed up in two words: work And learning. Essential so that they do not miss their debut in the NBA…

I feel like if I can get more powerful than the others, then I might have an advantage on both sides of the court. », judge Anthony Black, author of 11.0 points, 8.7 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.0 steals on average in the Summer League, and who therefore plans to first strengthen himself physically. ” In attack, [il s’agit principalement de bosser] my handling of the ball, my scoring. I know that defense comes more naturally with me, so I mainly work on my attacking arsenal. »

Author of his side of 13.3 points, 3.3 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 1.3 steals on average in the Summer League, Jett Howard has also well identified the aspects he has to work on this summer: “ Learn the offensive systems, [comprendre] what the coach expects of me, to find me in the best possible shape, to concentrate in defense and to settle all the little things [que je dois régler] so that, when the training camp arrives, I am completely on my feet and in rhythm. »

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To prepare as well as possible for their rookie year, point guard Black and winger Howard can count on all the support and guidance of their coach, Jamahl Mosley, currently present in Las Vegas to lead the “Select Team”. American and renowned for his qualities as a trainer.

He does not spare me, he is very much on me. It’s good to have a trainer who will walk into me and talk to me like that “says Anthony Black. ” He tells me to learn, especially from the old ones, to play liberated, to believe in myself, to slow down the pace a little, to read the game more and not to be in a hurry adds Jett Howard.

Waited out of the bench with Orlandothe two rookies will have to deal with stiff competition, in their respective positions, from Markelle Fultz, Cole Anthony, Gary Harris and Jalen Suggs, as well as Franz Wagner, Joe Ingles and Caleb Houstan.

Shots Bounces
Players GM Minimum Shots 3 points LF Off Def Early pd bp Int CT party Points
Paolo Banchero 72 33.7 42.7 29.8 73.8 1.2 5.7 6.9 3.7 2.8 0.8 0.5 2.2 20.0
Franz Wagner 80 32.6 48.5 36.1 84.2 0.9 3.2 4.1 3.5 2.1 1.0 0.2 2.3 18.6
Wendell Carter, Jr. 57 29.6 52.5 35.6 73.8 2.1 6.6 8.7 2.3 1.9 0.5 0.6 2.8 15.2
Markelle Fultz 60 29.6 51.4 31.0 78.3 1.2 2.8 3.9 5.7 2.3 1.5 0.4 2.2 14.0
Cole Anthony 60 25.9 45.4 36.4 89.4 0.8 4.0 4.8 3.9 1.5 0.6 0.5 2.6 13.0
Moe Wagner 57 19.5 50.0 31.3 84.1 1.2 3.3 4.5 1.5 1.2 0.6 0.2 2.4 10.5
Jalen Suggs 53 23.5 41.9 32.7 72.3 1.0 2.0 3.0 2.9 1.8 1.3 0.5 2.3 9.9
bowl bowl 70 21.5 54.6 26.5 75.9 1.0 4.8 5.8 1.0 1.6 0.4 1.2 1.3 9.1
Gary Harris 48 24.7 45.0 43.1 90.0 0.4 1.6 2.0 1.2 0.6 0.9 0.3 1.9 8.3
Terrence Ross 42 22.5 43.1 38.1 75.0 0.2 1.8 2.0 1.3 0.9 0.6 0.2 1.3 8.0
Mohammad Bamba 40 17.0 49.5 39.8 68.6 1.2 3.4 4.6 1.1 0.6 0.3 1.0 2.2 7.3
Jay Scrubb 2 15.1 71.4 100.0 50.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 0.5 1.5 1.0 0.0 1.0 6.5
Goga Bitadze 17 15.0 57.5 16.7 66.7 2.1 3.1 5.2 1.2 0.6 0.4 0.9 1.8 5.8
Rj Hampton 26 13.9 43.9 34.0 83.8 0.3 1.2 1.5 1.3 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.8 5.7
Jonathan Isaac 11 11.3 41.5 40.0 55.6 1.4 2.6 4.0 0.5 0.4 1.3 0.4 0.5 5.0
Chuma Okeke 27 19.2 35.2 30.2 76.2 1.0 2.6 3.6 1.4 0.6 0.7 0.4 1.5 4.7
Michael Carter Williams 4 11.1 42.9 33.3 57.1 0.3 1.0 1.3 1.8 1.0 0.3 0.3 1.3 4.3
Admiral Schofield 37 12.2 45.1 32.4 91.3 0.6 1.1 1.7 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.1 1.6 4.2
Kevon Harris 34 13.4 43.9 37.2 75.6 0.8 1.2 2.1 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.1 1.6 4.1
Caleb Houstan 51 15.9 36.3 33.8 83.3 0.7 1.3 1.9 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.1 1.2 3.8

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