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Jeffries Has Fit In Very Well in Magic's Defensive-Minded Culture

LAS VEGAS - After not hearing his name called on draft night last month – a surprise to some after he performed extremely well at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament – DaQuan Jeffries jumped at the chance to join the Orlando Magic’s Summer League team.

Based on the type of team the Magic were last season, it made sense for a player with Jeffries’ skillset to learn and develop under the tutelage of Orlando’s coaching staff.

"I've been learning a lot about the system and the guys individually," Jeffries said earlier this week. "Throughout the whole two-a-day practices, I've learned a lot about how coach wants the ball moved and what he wants on the defensive end and, like I said, a lot about the individual guys on the team.