| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:33 PM
The NBA bills the NBA Development League as its “official minor league,” a place where young players can gain some experience and veteran players coming off injuries can play a few games to get back into basketball shape.
For many NBA teams,...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:48 AM
In his two seasons with the Orlando Magic, former first-round pick Daniel Orton played in a total of 16 regular-season games.
Injuries and playing time haven’t been problems so far with his new team, the Philadelphia 76ers.
Orton hopes to give...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 8:53 PM
SACRAMENTO — Dwight Howard's request to be traded still stands, and the Orlando Magic's general manager doesn't feel the team has done much to change the superstar's mind.
"Nothing has changed," Howard said before the Magic faced the Sacramento...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 9:35 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY — David Stern sounds unconcerned about the apparent trend of superstars leaving small- or mid-market cities for the bright lights of larger markets.
Asked how he wants to see Dwight Howard's situation play out and whether he's...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 8:26 PM
NEW ORLEANS, La. --- If this isn't rock bottom, what is?
The Orlando Magic completed a forgettable week Friday night, falling to the hapless New Orleans Hornets 93-67 on Friday night at New Orleans Arena.
Continuing to have trouble scoring even when not...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 3:53 PM
No simple solution exists for the critical question that looms over the Orlando Magic. How does the franchise re-sign superstar Dwight Howard if he, as expected, opts out of his current contract in the summer of 2012?
As this publication has written many...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 10:45 AM
The possibility that an amnesty clause will be included in a new collective bargaining agreement should give Orlando Magic fans hope for the future.
But know this: An amnesty clause, taken by itself, would not solve the Magic’s long-term problem:...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 6:17 AM
The Orlando Magic were supposed to open their 2011-12 regular season tonight.
But instead of Dwight Howard and his teammates hosting the Charlotte Bobcats at 7 p.m., Amway Center will be silent.
The league’s ongoing lockout, now in its 125th day,...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Orlando’s lockout nightmare is coming to an end — just in time to save most of the 2011-12 NBA season and the 2012 All-Star Game at Amway Center.
NBA owners and players reached a tentative labor agreement early Saturday morning. In about a...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Q. Is the tentative agreement a done deal?
A. It could fall apart, but that's very, very unlikely. NBA Commissioner David Stern is confident that a majority of team owners will approve it. And a majority of players will agree to it, too. Remember,...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 7:38 AM
The Orlando Magic are holding a free, open-to-the-public scrimmage today at Amway Center. The event is scheduled to begin at 11 this morning. I’ll provide live updates. Hit your “refresh” often for the latest. The most recent updates are...