With the heart of the NBA offseason in the books, USA TODAY Sports’ Kevin Spain and AJ Neuharth-Keusch explore three teams that will be almost unrecognizable — for better or for worse — next season as a result of trades and free agency.
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With the bulk of NBA free agency in the books, USA TODAY Sports explores how all the offseason moves will alter each team as we look ahead to the 2016-17 season.
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Projected starting five: Orlando Magic
(Statistics from 2015-16 season)
- Elfrid Payton – Points: 10.7, assists: 6.4, rebounds: 3.6, steals: 1.2, field goal percentage: 43.6%
- Evan Fournier – Points: 15.4, rebounds: 2.8, assists: 2.7, steals: 1.2, field goal percentage: 46.2%
- Aaron Gordon – Points: 9.2, rebounds: 6.5, assists: 1.6, steals: 0.8, field goal percentage: 47.3%
- Serge Ibaka (with Oklahoma City) – Points: 12.6, rebounds: 6.8, assists: 0.8, blocks: 1.9, field…