Recommended Next Steps in Rob Hennigan's Epic Orlando Magic Overhaul

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Recommended Next Steps in Rob Hennigan's Epic Orlando Magic Overhaul

Year 1 of the post-Dwight Howard era for the Orlando Magic has probably gone as well as could have been expected.

On the floor, it's been an exhaustive effort for the Magic faithful, who stuck with the franchise during its nightmarish one-year divorce from its former star. Orlando will need to win two of its final seven games to avoid the second-worst season in franchise history.

But this season was never one focused on wins and losses.

First-year Orlando general manager Rob Hennigan made that abundantly clear when he returned a package for Howard largely built around young, raw talent and draft picks. 

Player development trumped Eastern Conference standing gains. Moral victories became a tangible goal, both for reinforcing coach Jacque Vaughn's positive message (via Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel) and for keeping the Magic well-positioned in the upcoming draft lottery.

But what's next on Hennigan's to-do list? What does he need to do put the emphasis back on the floor?

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