| Oct 26, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Position: Head coach.
Who's the man: Jacque Vaughn.
Why he got the job: The Magic not only adopted a youth movement in player personnel, but made Vaughn the league's youngest coach (then 37) when he was hired to replace Stan Van Gundy in the summer of...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Tuesday vs. Clippers
It's a Clippers town! It's a Clippers town! Wait. They swept the 2012-13 season series with the Lakers but have never advanced past the second round? Still, a good early appetizer.
Nov. 7 at Houston
Too bad Kobe Bryant won't...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Hockey Hall of Famer and Times NHL columnist Helene Elliott took some time after the Kings' 3-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday to answer a few questions on video from fellow Times reporter Lance Pugmire.
Among the topics...
| May 30, 2013
Indiana's Game 4 win may have stretched the Eastern Conference finals and filled some time before the NBA Finals are supposed to begin and it might have helped the TV ratings. But the Vegas oddsmakers still believe the Miami Heat will prevail in this...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 7:13 AM
The Orlando Magic now have their new general manager.
On Wednesday, the team hired Rob Hennigan to lead its basketball operations department.
So what happens next?
Hennigan will be introduced formally at a press conference Thursday afternoon, and at...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Much of what Shaquille O’Neal says should be greeted with skepticism. He is an entertaining provocateur who, by his own admission, often makes outrageous statements just to drum up publicity.
Yet, on Sunday, he seemed to be speaking for much of the...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:42 PM
The Orlando Magic have expanded their list of head-coaching candidates, adding former Detroit Pistons head coach and current Philadelphia 76ers associate head coach Michael Curry to the list of people under consideration.
Five others are up for the Magic...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 6:08 PM
The Dwight Howard stay-or-go saga continues to drag on and on and on.
At this point, the only certainty in this soap opera is that it will feature more uncertainty. Each day seemingly presents one more juicy rumor.
Are you confused about what might...
| May 16, 2012
| 12:45 AM
During Tuesday's early afternoon shootaround, Pacers point guard pointed out that Indiana needed to have fun playing basketball once again. After all, in the end basketball merely is a game, and it's one that millions of people wish they could play at the...
| May 18, 2012
| 12:51 AM
In a move to get the hometown crowd excited about the Indiana Pacers in their first home game against the Miami Heat in round two, the Pacers followed the motto of most playoff teams these days and draped every chair at Bankers Life Fieldhouse with a free...
| May 21, 2012
| 4:29 PM
It's time to be creative, Orlando Magic.
It's time to dare to be different.
It's time not to stick your hand in the recycle bin and spiff up somebody else's trash.
For too many years, too many times, this franchise has made some dubious choices in...