Nearly a quarter of the way into the season, the Orlando Magic have put up a bit more fight than most believed they would have coming into the season. Only those with legitimate knowledge and significant ties to the team likely saw this on the horizon.
While Tobias Harris and Glen Davis are still clawing their ways back from their respective leg injuries, the remaining crew has done a solid job holding down the fort. They are putting up a fight for a playoff berth in the weaker Eastern Conference at 6-9 as of Thanksgiving Day.
Orlando is raising some eyebrows due to some spirited play from their younger guys mixed in with some grizzly tenacity from a few veterans. When Harris and Davis are able to fully assimilate themselves, who knows how far this team can go?
For now, here are the report cards for each key Magic player.