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Orlando Magic Summer League 2022 Roster, Dates and Complete Schedule

Orlando Magic announce their 2022 NBA Draft selections
Orlando Magic announce their 2022 NBA Draft selections
Kunal Sethi

The Orlando Magic are progressing well in their rebuilding mission. They have selected incredibly talented players in recent drafts, and their tanking strategy has helped them grab high lottery picks.

Just like other rebuilding teams, they aren't ready to make a push for the NBA play-in tournament. The Magic are better off tanking another season and getting a high draft pick for next summer while developing their young guns.

Unlike Houston, Detroit and Oklahoma City, the Magic are not set on their core. They are certainly building around Cole Anthony, Jalen Suggs and recently drafted Paolo Banchero while the rest of the roster is flexible.

Mo Bamba is rumored to be on the trade block, and the Wagner brothers can be used as assets as well. There is no guarantee that Chuma Okeke, Wendell Carter Jr., Markelle Fultz and R.J. Hampton will be part of the team when they eventually assemble a playoff-ready roster.

The Magic are one of the most formidable teams in the Summer League because of their young talent. They will display their recent draft selections in Vegas. They did not take part in the California Classic or Salt Lake City Summer League and will now directly play in the NBA 2K23 Summer League in Nevada.

Orlando Magic's roster for the Las Vegas Summer League

R.J. Hampton of the Orlando Magic
R.J. Hampton of the Orlando Magic

The Orlando Magic's summer league roster will be headlined by their 2020 and 2022 draft picks and surprisingly not feature their 2021 selections. From their 2020 draft class, R.J. Hampton and Daniel Otutu will be on the roster. Hampton and Oturu were selected 24th and 33rd overall, respectively. Cole Anthony will unfortunately not lace up in Vegas.

From last month's draft class, they will display their coveted first overall pick Paolo Banchero from Duke along with Caleb Houstan, selected 32nd from Michigan.

Their 2021 picks, Jalen Suggs and Franz Wagner, will not participate.

Here is the Orlando Magic's Summer League roster:

Player Name:Position:
Caleb HoustanForward
Paolo BancheroForward
R.J. HamptonGuard
Devin CannadyGuard
Zavier SimpsonGuard
Tommy KuhseGuard
Devon DanielsGuard
Greg MalinowskiGuard
Jaire GrayerGuard
Both GachGuard
Justin JamesForward
Aleem FordForward
Emanuel TerryForward
Kwan Cheatham Jr.Forward
Jared Wilson-FrameGuard
Daniel OturuCenter
Jeremiah Tilmon Jr.Center

Additionally, the Magic's roster has several NBA G League players. Jaire Grayer, Justin James, Daniel Oturu, Admiral Schofield and Jared Wilson-Frame are all from the developmental league.

James plays for Cleveland Charge (Cavaliers), Oturu for the Windy City Bulls (Bulls) and Wilson-Frame for the Salt Lake City Stars (Jazz). Grayer and Schofield (two-way) play for the Lakeland Magic (Magic).

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Magic assistant coach Jesse Mermuys will be the team's Summer League coach.

Orlando Magic Summer League Schedule and dates

Date and TimeMatchTV
Thursday, 7/7/2022, 10:00 PM ETHouston Rockets vs Orlando MagicESPN
Saturday, 7/9/2022, 4:00 PM ETOrlando Magic vs Sacramento KingsESPN
Monday, 7/11/2022, 9:00 PM ETOrlando Magic vs Oklahoma City ThunderESPN
Thursday, 7/14/2022, 7:30 PM ETNew York Knicks vs Orlando MagicNBA TV

The Magic have a showdown with their rebuilding and draft night rival Houston Rockets in their first game. They will face three West Coast teams and one Eastern Conference rival. Their first three games are televised on ESPN, and the fourth one will be nationally broadcast on NBA TV.

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All four of Orlando's games will be at the Thomas and Mack Center on the UNLV campus.


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Edited by Joseph Schiefelbein

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