| Apr 18, 2013
| 10:54 AM
In NBA playoff parlance, we call this a gift.
The beaten-up, struggling, Derrick-Rose-less Bulls get a first-round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets, perhaps the dumbest team in the league.
The Bulls won three of the four games against the Nets...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 4:38 PM
This is what rebuilding looks like. It’s open to criticism, it’s unpopular, it’s messy, and it's depressing. That said, I have few, if any, problems, with what the Magic did in trading Dwight Howard to the Lakers. Ninety-nine percent...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 4:39 AM
The Dwight Howard drama is over with Thursday’s blockbuster trade (pending league approval.) Our National Dwightmare is over — at least that’s what everybody says outside of Orlando. We know better. It will never be over, not really....
| Feb 20, 2013
| 1:33 PM
It's bad luck that we'll never get to see Michael Jordan play against LeBron James in their primes. With MJ turning 50 earlier this week, we got to relive Jordan's greatest hits on every platform imaginable.
And hey, the Miami Heat are in town Thursday....
| Jan 28, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Los Angeles Times
It's hard to come off the bench and get an All-Star nod. Example: James Harden, overlooked with the Thunder, but an obvious All-Star starting for the Rockets. It's the same for Clippers shooting guard...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 8:16 PM
It might get more dramatic, but certainly not any easier for the Magic.
The cavalcade of marquee opponents continues.
After falling to the star-studded Brooklyn Nets, 98-86, on Friday night at Amway Center, the Magic head West, starting their five-...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Thanks to an injury, Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) is watching the NBA playoffs from well off the sidelines. So he did what any athlete with a smartphone would do: He angrily live-tweeted the L.A. Lakers' loss to San Antonio in Game 1 on Sunday.
| Nov 24, 2012
| 2:04 PM
The final basket center Nik Vucevic made Friday night is listed as a "driving layup" in the NBA's official play-by-play account. But there was nothing routine about it.
The layup helped secure a win, and it also epitomized why Orlando Magic coaches...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:53 PM
A loud sellout crowd in Brooklyn watched the home team finish off their New York counterparts in overtime Monday.
Nets are now 7-1 at home after beating the Knicks 96-89 before 17,732 fired up fans at the Barclays Center.
Brook Lopez put up 22 points...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Shaquille O'Neal made a somewhat bold proclamation Thursday evening on TNT.
"I’m going on the record," O'Neal said. "Best center in the West right now is DeAndre Jordan. You heard it here first."
It was another subtle dig at Dwight Howard, the...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez insists he attempted to avoid all the summertime talk that he was being shopped to the Orlando Magic as part of a potential Dwight Howard trade.
But Friday’s game in Orlando still will be a bit strange for him...