| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Three-peat is so 1988.
The term purportedly coined by Byron Scott and definitively trademarked by Pat Riley amid the Lakers' failed bid for a third consecutive NBA title in the late '80s should be discarded like the faded T-shirts bearing the slogan...
| 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
| 8:08 PM
Something seemed amiss from the opening minute Friday night.
The Orlando Magic’s Nik Vucevic appeared to corral a defensive rebound, but the Brooklyn Nets’ Brook Lopez ripped the ball out of Vucevic’s hands and then went up strong for a...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 5:46 PM
BROOKLYN, N.Y. — No two players on the Orlando Magic roster receive more criticism than Jameer Nelson and Hedo Turkoglu. Fans occasionally fault Nelson because of his defensive shortcomings and because he's not a pass-first point guard. The...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 8:44 PM
As I was thumbing through my Twitter feed Tuesday morning after I woke up, I saw perhaps one of my all-time favorite posts:
@HerringWSJ: WSJ: The 2012 Knicks are set to become the oldest team in NBA history. Literally. We did the math.
| Oct 5, 2012
| 8:29 PM
Reality hits the Magic and their fans Sunday in Mexico, square in the la cara (face).
The club will take the floor not only to officially begin their rebuilding process. But for the first time since 2004, the Magic will start a season with somebody in...