| Jan 17, 2015
| 2:02 PM
As the NBA moves to the midpoint of its schedule, there is a tangible desperation from teams expected to be in better places by now.
Tuesday's Miami Heat game against the Oklahoma City Thunder will feature two of those teams. Former Heat forward...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 3:56 PM
Talk about your big breakthroughs.
There's Einstein's theory of relativity, Richard Petty inventing the wheel, the smallpox vacine and the NFL RedZone channel.
Here's another monumental breakthrough: The Magic have suddenly become an entertaining...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 8:55 PM
Two years ago, when asked about their interest in free agency, GM Rob Hennigan said the Magic would be swimming in the "kiddie pool."
After wading out without water wings to sign Channing Frye last offseason, is this the summer they snorkel in the...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Phil Jackson has assured New York that he has a plan to save the Knicks.
"#knicknation Merry Christmas to all and Peace on earth," Jackson tweeted on Christmas Eve. "Please be assured your hopes and wishes are getting through to Santa. He will bring...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Most of the sightings I hear about take place in venues in the city. Let’s start off with a sighting from the suburbs (my only recent sports sighting from the burbs) before getting to all of the city sightings:
- The Bears’ Matt Forte had...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 9:02 PM
It used to be these were the depths the Miami Heat would scour only when considering potential first-round postseason opponents.
Now the post-LeBron James Heat find themselves amongst them, battling not necessarily for seeding, but survival.
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:18 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — L.A. Clippers coach Doc Rivers brought up Nik Vucevic's situation while raving about the Magic center.
"Vucevic is an All-Star. He's a terrific player," Rivers said. "He's probably the best player in the league nobody knows. I...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Lovie Smith has to say he likes his group of offensive linemen. Just like we have to slam our palms to our foreheads.
Lovie Smith also has to say he’s “comfortable’’ with a left tackle who gave up the most sacks and committed...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:03 AM
I never thought I’d lobby for this. I never thought I would advocate for such a change. I never thought I’d cave in. But as much as I hate to say it, Derrick Rose has to be more like Dwyane Wade.
It’s a shame, it can become laughable,...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 4:32 PM
The answers to the questions in the case of Tobias Harris haven't become any clearer.
Can the Magic afford to keep Harris?
Can they afford to let him go?
The Magic will find out Harris' value this summer when he becomes a restricted free agent....
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:48 PM
Part of the rhythm of the NBA is the continuum is that you get to pick up where you left off, especially the elite.
While the offseasons tend to be brief, there is ample time to reflect, reassess, rededicate.
Eventually, the Detroit Pistons...