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Ian Thomsen
January 27, 2003
Realizing Grant Hill's injured ankle and uncertain future might make Orlando less attractive to the big men who are free agents this summer, the Magic is aggressively pursuing a trade for an inside player....
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January 27, 2003

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Realizing Grant Hill's injured ankle and uncertain future might make Orlando less attractive to the big men who are free agents this summer, the Magic is aggressively pursuing a trade for an inside player....

The NBA's seven-game suspension of Rasheed Wallace for threatening a referee should persuade the Trail Blazers to trade him to regain credibility with their fans.... Two ideas from a memo suggesting ways to emphasize team play sent league-wide last week by Hawks G.M. Pete Babcock: I) Replace the All-Star Game with a mini-tournament involving the four teams with the best records; and 2) outlaw contract incentives for individual achievement and replace them with a bonus for every player based on his team's victories....

Misunderstandings are to be expected in this era of foreign players. "Take your time!" Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders yelled to Yugoslav rookie guard Igor Rakocevic during a win last week over the Clippers. Rakocevic responded by calling timeout.

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