| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:30 PM
With the Orlando Magic mired in a frustrating six-game losing streak, rookie guard Victor Oladipo tries to keep perspective by drawing on his experiences at Indiana University.
Oladipo was part of a college program that endured some rough seasons but...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:03 PM
NEW YORK — Orlando Magic officials knew Victor Oladipo would experience growing pains after they decided to play him at point guard this season for the first time in his basketball career.
But Oladipo has surpassed expectations on the first...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:22 PM
NEW YORK — The Orlando Magic started Friday night's game against the New York Knicks well.
In the first few minutes, Jameer Nelson threw a pinpoint bounce pass that Arron Afflalo converted into a layup. Nelson hit a 3-pointer. Victor Oladipo...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:52 PM
NEW YORK — The Orlando Magic's objective for Wednesday was simple.
And plenty of it.
After playing a game on Monday night, the Magic lost a double-overtime thriller Tuesday night to the Philadelphia 76ers 126-125.
In the marathon game,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The Orlando Magic will have some decisions to make regarding their veteran players as the 2013-14 NBA trade deadline approaches on Feb. 20.
Jameer Nelson could interest a contending team that needs an experienced, playoff-tested point guard with a cap-...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:56 PM
On paper, the Orlando Magic and the Phoenix Suns resemble each other. In the last two years, each franchise has embarked on a massive rebuilding effort.
The Magic started their new direction one year earlier than the Suns. If you look at both teams&...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:28 PM
The pick-and-roll started at the top of the 3-point arc. As Victor Oladipo dribbled to his left, Andrew Nicholson set a pick on the Dallas Mavericks' Jae Crowder, prompting Crowder's teammate Shawn Marion to begin defending Oladipo.
But as Oladipo moved...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 1:37 PM
BOSTON — Orlando Magic rookie Victor Oladipo compiled 23 assists and 28 turnovers in his first seven NBA regular-season games.
Those statistics seem alarming.
But then you should consider the experience of someone to whom he's often compared:...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:58 PM
BOSTON — The Orlando Magic entered Monday ranked second in the NBA in field-goal percentage defense. They had limited opponents to 40.3 percent shooting. Impressive.
That seems like a distant memory now.
The Boston Celtics shredded the Magic's...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:43 PM
ATLANTA — Not so long ago, the Orlando Magic used to dominate the Atlanta Hawks.
Atlanta controls the rivalry now.
The Hawks extended their regular-season winning streak over the Magic to 11 consecutive games Saturday night,...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Jason Kidd played in 1,391 NBA regular-season games and 158 postseason games.
But Sunday's matchup between the Orlando Magic and the Brooklyn Nets was a first for him: his first regular-season game as a head coach.
The Nets hired Kidd during the...