2023 NBA Rookie of the Year Paolo Banchero says the Orlando Magic are extremely focused on making the postseason next year.
(via Orlando Magic):
“I think in terms of setting goals, it always fun to write down goals and fantasize about them. But at the end of the day, you gotta get to work. And so, I think next year is playoffs or bust for me, for everyone. For the guys, I know the way we’ve been talking to each other, man, that’s all we’re worried about. So that’s all I’m worried about, that’s all the guys is focused on is trying to do whatever we can to be in the best position come this time next year to be where we want to be and be in a seven-game series. We know what it’s going to take, it’s not just going to happen. We’re not going to be able to coast through the season and let our talent win, we’re gonna have to work every day, we’re gonna have to work during the off-season when it’s three months until the season starts, you’re gonna have to be working. So we’re all excited though.”