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Ellis seems to be Orlando's number one target.
His name has surmounted in Magic trade rumors for quite some time now, and perhaps Ellis’ explosive scoring abilities could coax the disgruntled All-Star into staying with the team.
Ellis would provide Orlando with a solid one-two, inside to outside scoring punch with Howard, and could possibly help elevate the Magic back into title contention. Ellis’ deadly mid-range game isn’t exactly ideal for Stan Van Gundy’s system, which stresses three pointers and lay-ups. However, Ellis is also a reliable threat from beyond the arc, as well as being one the nastiest finishers in lane in the league.
Prying him from the Warriors will be a challenge for Orlando, however as the team lacks the talent Golden State wants in return. GM Larry Riley wants a superstar for Ellis, and Howard is the only player on the Magic's roster that fits that bill.