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Magic Re-Sign Khem Birch

ORLANDO – The Orlando Magic’s mission of keeping together the core of a team that went 22-9 down the stretch and reached the playoffs for the first time in seven years was completed with the retention of reserve center Khem Birch.

Birch, an unrestricted free agent after the Magic made him a qualifying contract offer at the end of June, reached an agreement late Tuesday night with the franchise that made his NBA dreams come true two seasons ago. Birch, who will turn 27 just two days before the Magic open training camp at the Amway Center on Sept.