| 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....
| Dec 24, 2011
| 8:01 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Orlando Magic have played 22 seasons.
Christmas night, their 23rd will begin with unprecedented uncertainty.
Dwight Howard, their cornerstone, wants to be traded, and traded soon, creating a cloud that hangs over the franchise....
| Dec 29, 2011
| 8:57 PM
No one needed a reminder, but Dwight Howard on Thursday night demonstrated why the Orlando Magic are desperate to keep him and why the New Jersey Nets are equally anxious to acquire him.
He gathered rebound after rebound. He swatted away shots, sending...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 10:44 PM
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — The Orlando Magic know there will be plenty of nights in this compressed NBA season in which they will feel lethargic. They also know any team is bound to produce a bad performance sooner or later as it completes a pair of...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 8:52 PM
The truest mission statement for the Magic is not about winning a title this season.
It's about keeping Dwight Howard in town.
Can't accomplish one without the other, anyway.
To update, as of Thursday, nothing has changed on the Howard trade front,...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 5:42 PM
SACRAMENTO — Although he is concerned with his team's lack of ball movement on offense and its lack of rebounding overall, Stan Van Gundy has decided that will not make any changes to his starting lineup during the three-game West Coast road trip...
| 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.