| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:02 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....
| Jul 13, 2012
| 11:01 AM
The Dwight Howard saga has begun to irritate some of Howard's biggest supporters.
On Thursday, Charles Barkley went on Philadelphia radio station 97.5 and said, "I love Dwight Howard as a person and as a player, but he's getting on my last damn nerve."...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 6:06 PM
Dwight Howard could not have been more clear Thursday about his long-term intentions.
He is sticking by his request to be traded from the Orlando Magic.
"It still stands," Howard said.
Asked whether he fluctuates day to day, he answered, "There is no...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 8:17 PM
The new red, white and blue Washington Wizards opened the regular season Monday night against the New Jersey Nets — and the uniforms, logos and shiny court aren't all that fans should be interested in seeing at Verizon Center.
John Wall had his...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 12:58 PM
For Orlando Magic fans, games against the New Jersey Nets in recent years probably felt like a nuisance, like minor speed bumps on the way to the playoffs.
Not now that Dwight Howard has the Nets on his short list of preferred trade...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 2:45 PM
The most intriguing games on the Orlando Magic schedule have typically involved the Boston Celtics, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Miami Heat.
These days, that distinction belongs to the New Jersey Nets.
Dwight Howard's desire to be traded to New Jersey...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Let's just be up front right away: There's no suspense this time.
We're ranking the NBA's top 10 players at each position over five weeks, and this week we're evaluating the centers.
Yeah, we all know how this is going to end. So how does everyone...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 10:57 AM
This isn't a measure of character.
This is a measure of characters.
This week, we're ranking the 10 biggest characters in the NBA today.
What, exactly, do we mean when we call someone a "character"? In a word: distinctiveness. A player could be funny....