Orlando Magic forward Glen "Big Baby" Davis is urging patience.
He suggested it's going to take some time for the Magic to reach their potential.
Orlando is moving forward following the drama-filled departure of NBA All-Star center Dwight Howard.
The franchise and Howard limped along for a year before he finally left to join the Los Angeles Lakers.
Now a vastly revamped Orlando lineup is getting ready to start a new NBA season.
New Magic executives, coaches and players met with the media during Orlando's media day Monday.
Davis is now one of the veterans expected to take on more of a leadership role.
When he was asked how the Magic would handle the challenge of so much change in such little time, Davis suggested it was important to let the team develop naturally.
"Right now you've got to take one step at a time, just like a baby," he said. "A baby doesn't come out walking. A baby, he crawls first."
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Orlando opens preseason play Sunday. The Magic will take on the New Orleans Hornets in Mexico City. Tipoff is at 2:30 p.m.and the game will be broadcast on NBATV.
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