| Aug 13, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Was the Orlando Magic’s trade of Dwight Howard a smart move or a mistake the franchise will regret? It’s too early to tell. The wisdom — or lack thereof — of the deal cannot be measured accurately until at least several years...
| 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....
| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Even though Dwight Howard, Ryan Anderson, Jason Richardson, Earl Clark and Chris Duhon have been shipped out, the Magic are hardly finished in their attempts to make trades. They are open for business to any team that is interested in the likes of...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 10:14 AM
With questions about Dwight Howard’s short-term future and their own short-term futures now settled, the Orlando Magic looked ahead toward the rest of their 2011-12 season today. They held a shootaround and film-review session to prepare for their...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:12 PM
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Several minutes into Tuesday night's fourth quarter, Stan Van Gundy shouted something from the Orlando Magic bench onto The Palace of Auburn Hills court.
"Come on!" he yelled. "Get a stop!"
That didn't happen. Detroit Pistons...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 8:21 PM
Stan Van Gundy and many of his players claim that their team rejuvenated its spirit in recent days. They cannot pinpoint how it happened, exactly. They only say that something changed just before or during their gritty win Saturday night in Philadelphia....
| Oct 7, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Maybe the Magic and Jameer Nelson found something they didn’t have last season: a legitimate back-up point guard.
E’Twaun Moore scored a team-high 16 points and added seven assists in the club’s 85-80 preseason opening loss to the New...
| Oct 16, 2012
Salary dumps are designed to save teams money while shedding extraneous players.
They don't normally help them land a Hall of Famer.
Salary dumps allow teams to rid themselves of aging veterans.
They don't usually help them find up-and-comers they...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 5:00 AM
It's the most anticipated NBA season in Los Angeles history, so what are we waiting for?
Oct. 30 — The Lakers defeat the Dallas Mavericks by 55 points in the season opener. At least, this is the rumor. Nobody actually sees the game after it is...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Let's do the math:
No Dwight Howard, subtract 17 wins from last 82-game season in 2010-11 (52-30) = 35.
No Ryan Anderson, subtract 4 wins = 31.
No Stan Van Gundy, subtract 6 wins = 25.
Acquiring Arron Afflalo, add 3 wins = 28.
| Apr 28, 2012
| 11:10 PM
NDIANAPOLIS — Chris Duhon has set the Internet abuzz.
Not with a basket. Not with a steal. Not even with a turnover.
But with his “travel dance” at the end of the Orlando Magic’s 81-77 Game 1 playoff victory over the Indiana...