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NBA Draft 2012, Magic: Hennigan 'Whiffs' In First Draft

The 2012 NBA Draft was the first in Rob Hennigan's career as general manager of the Orlando Magic and it was not the best of starts, according to Evan Dunlap of Orlando Pinstripe Post:

"It's certainly possible the Magic will retain point guard Jameer Nelson, who has until Friday to decide on his player option for the 2012/13 season, and shooting guard J.J. Redick, who has a non-guaranteed contract. But at present, the Magic have glaring deficiencies on the wing and at point guard, and Hennigan failed to address them.

To be clear, Nicholson and O'Quinn are fine players, and both should have decent NBA careers. I don't question that they can play. The way in which Nicholson closed out his season to lift St. Bonaventure to the NCAA Tournament attests to his skill, while O'Quinn was the centerpiece of a 15th-seeded Norfolk State squad that upset second-seeded Missouri. I merely question where they fit with Orlando."

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