| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:40 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — For the first three quarters Wednesday night, the Orlando Magic did most things right against the Portland Trail Blazers.
The Magic played energetically. They limited their mistakes. They even slowed the Trail Blazers' star...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:43 PM
The Orlando Magic entered their game Wednesday night against the Chicago Bulls bracing for the absences of two injured starters, center Nik Vucevic and swingman Arron Afflalo.
Vucevic is recovering from the concussion he suffered on Jan. 6, which was...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Few NBA coaches know Victor Oladipo’s game better than the Boston Celtics’ first-year coach, Brad Stevens.
Stevens’ Butler Bulldogs faced Oladipo’s Indiana Hoosiers during the 2011-12 college regular season and again during the...
| 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 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 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 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 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-...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:45 AM
TORONTO — With 25 games remaining this season, time’s running out for Orlando Magic players to make a positive impression on coaches and front-office executives within the organization and throughout the NBA.
The next opportunity will arrive...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 10:06 AM
TORONTO — What an unforgettable weekend for Orlando Magic power forward Andrew Nicholson.
On Saturday, St. Bonaventure University, his alma mater, retired his jersey. Fans packed the school’s gym to watch the Bonnies play Rhode Island and...