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Orlando Magic Likely To Name New GM This Week, According To Report

The Orlando Magic are close to naming a new general manager, and a decision is likely to be made before the end of the week, according to a report from's Brian Serra. The new GM will also be tasked with making a decision on Dwight Howard's future with the club, says Serra.

Serra writes:

A source close to the decision making process within the Orlando Magic organization has informed me that the team is close, and likely to name their new General Manager by the end of the week. Many names have surfaced as potential candidates with many of them set to be interviewed in the next few days. Jeff Bower, Spurs Assistant GM Dennis Lindsey, Thunder Assistant GM Rob Hennigan, Kevin Pritchard, Mitch Kupchak and Donnie Walsh have all been rumored to be potential candidates.

For more on the Orlando Magic search for a general manager, visit SB Nation's Magic blog Orlando Pinstriped Post and SB Nation Tampa Bay.

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