| Mar 26, 2015
| 10:18 AM
Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal and LeBron James are among the best players to ever shoot a basketball. But before they were record-setting NBA giants, they were all players in the McDonald’s All American Games. The games...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 3:46 PM
Central Florida sports fans can finally stop pining for the days when Stan Van Gundy, the beloved coaching curmudgeon, returns to Orlando.
He is already here.
Except now he's riding the refs and prodding his players in another sport under a new alias....
| Mar 24, 2015
| 4:40 PM
Heat guard Dwyane Wade is content with not having a vote in this year's ballot for the league's most valuable player.
If he did, however, his pick would be Houston Rockets guard James Harden.
"Right now, I would say James Harden," Wade said before...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 6:55 PM
Everybody knows about rookie Elfrid Payton's cotton-candy coiffure and now his back-to-back triple-doubles.
Another Magic rookie is in the midst of one as well.
James Borrego's coaching triple-dub is 30-20-10.
Borrego got the job with 30 games...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 1:27 PM
A pro basketball team run by an interim coach will take the floor at Amway Center on Sunday with tanking in mind.
And it's not – ta da! – your Orlando Magic.
It's the Denver Nuggets, who will play any available ball boys if it might help...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 3:54 PM
Like so many of the Lakers, Tarik Black is auditioning for a future job in the final few weeks of a stranded season.
The rookie forward-center had his fourth double-double of the season Thursday against the Utah Jazz, his latest attempt to persuade...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 7:55 PM
If the Orlando Magic had to take a single positive from their 123-108 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, it would revolve around their rookie point guard, Elfrid Payton.
Just two nights earlier, Payton nearly led the Magic to a win over the...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 9:07 PM
It could be all systems go for the Clippers against the Houston Rockets.
Or, at least, most systems go if Blake Griffin plays.
The All-Star forward has not appeared in a game since Feb. 6 because of a staph infection that was surgically removed from...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 2:56 PM
The Magic don't want to be seen as a franchise that holds a grudge.
Now in their 27th season, they realize you take the good with the bad in the basketball business.
Players come and go, breaking backboards and breaking hearts, speaking of Shaquille...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 5:31 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Two nights after missing a chance to go against a first-rate Eastern Conference center Joakim Noah due to a minor Noah injury, Nerlens Noel has formidable Western Conference big man DeMarcus Cousins on tap Friday evening.
| Mar 6, 2015
| 8:02 AM
You can take off your shorts and ditch the training wheels, Orlando.
You're all grown up now.
We've got fancy Broadway shows playing downtown and the world premiere of "Guys on a Pitch" coming Sunday afternoon at the Citrus Bowl.
Who would have ever...