| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Magic coach Jacque Vaughn did a nice job in starting Jason Maxiell, preparing rookie Victor Oladipo and calming his team as you wondered whether the NBA would evoke a slaughter rule.
The Magic battled back to take a lead after they fell behind 12-0 in...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:52 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — From the frying pan and into the fire.
That's an accurate description of the early stages of the Orlando Magic's 2013-14 regular season.
One night after they lost to the Indiana Pacers, the Magic faced the Minnesota Timberwolves on...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:06 PM
An NBA season isn't just a story that writes itself. It's also kind enough to touch on every genre.
There's the fantasy of LeBron James and what he might do with the ball, the romance of Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets. There's the mystery of what...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Although the 2013-14 NBA regular season started just three and a half weeks ago, almost every team already has played one-eighth of its schedule.
So, it’s not too early to identify trends, triumphs and trouble spots around the league.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Erik Spoelstra's back pocket is loaded with possibilities. When the Miami Heat coach pulls something out, it's tends to be noteworthy.
Take Sunday's victory over the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills, when, for the first time this...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 7:33 AM
There is no easy way out. That is a central factor of the LeBron James free-agent equation that is best appreciated in advance.
In the wake of Paul George signing his five-year extension with the Indiana Pacers, the thought might be that it next...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:06 AM
It started last week at the Orlando Pro Summer League and assuredly will continue this coming week at the Las Vegas summer league, the speculation about LeBron James and his 2014 opt-out and what's next.
Yes, you could bury your head in the sand,...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 10:29 AM
The Indiana Pacers, who took the two-time reigning NBA champion Miami Heat to seven games in the Eastern Conference finals last spring, are fortifying their front line by trading for versatile and durable big man Luis Scola of the Phoenix Suns.
| Jul 27, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Not to mimic the DirecTV commercial, but when you no longer can stomach wall-to-wall coverage NBA summer leagues, you start to scan through all that is written about free agency and those poised to challenge the Miami Heat. And when you start to read...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:28 PM
El Heat de Miami conquistará su segundo campeonato consecutivo de la NBA humillando a un equipo viejo y sobrestimado de San Antonio.
La serie no se extenderá a más de cinco juegos. Miami es demasiado rápido, atlético y versátil para el...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Amid this third consecutive trip to the NBA Finals, and with increasingly punitive salary-cap and luxury-tax penalties about to kick in from the new collective-bargaining agreement, the question becomes how the Miami Heat will be able to sustain their...