Magic fans have been patient with – and perhaps dismissive of – their NBA team during the past few disappointing seasons. While the 2015 season features a new coach, Magic vet Scott Skiles, fretting on the end of the bench, he’s not the personality everyone’s sweating most this summer. Instead it’s rookie Mario Hezonja, whose early dexterity in summer league caused the team to set him aside to keep him safe until the real action starts in the fall. He’s been prematurely dubbed “Super Mario,” and we’re confident he’ll power-up the franchise.
© 2020 Orlando Weekly