| Jun 25, 2015
| 6:45 PM
The Orlando Magic didn’t go with the choir-boy appeal in the 2015 NBA Draft.
They went for brash. Big-time brash.
Mario Hezonja is no wallflower. He was asked earlier this year if he went to go see soccer legend Lionel Messi play for FC...
| Jun 19, 2015
| 3:50 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
In the wake of the sad and sickening racist murders in Charleston, it is time for the State of South Carolina to listen to what head ballcoach Steve Spurrier has been saying for years: Get rid of the ugly,...
| May 26, 2015
| 3:10 PM
Now is not the time to be sentimental, so no: The Magic's pending hiring of Scott Skiles cannot be a romantic reunion brokered to arouse or appease an antsy fan base.
Yes, Scott's a former Magic player – one of the most popular players in...
| May 29, 2015
| 6:15 PM
Scott Skiles has lost a few steps and most of his hair at 51. His former teammate, Nick Anderson, joked that Skiles was never "the most athletic guy anyway," having made a name for himself as a point guard with the Orlando Magic on grit and wit.
| May 29, 2015
| 5:47 PM
The Orlando Magic hired Scott Skiles as their new coach Friday, but the announcement and the accompanying hoopla felt anticlimactic.
Skiles’ name had been linked to the job ever since team officials fired Jacque Vaughn in early February. After...
| May 30, 2015
| 1:14 PM
Throughout most of the Orlando Magic's last three seasons, playing time was given rather than earned.
The roster had so many inexperienced players and so few capable veterans that Jacque Vaughn and even James Borrego had few other options.
| May 29, 2015
| 2:49 PM
Scott Skiles will be the next head coach of the Orlando Magic, the team announced Friday.
Skiles was a member of the very first Orlando Magic roster during the 1989-90 season, and spent five years of his 10-year NBA career with the organization....
| May 23, 2015
| 11:42 AM
The day after last season’s draft, Magic GM Rob Hennigan said he was looking to select some “hard-nosed dudes.”
Well, Hennigan and the Magic just might be handing the head-coaching reins over to perhaps the hardest-nose dude in...
| May 18, 2015
| 5:48 PM
The NBA's Final Four is set, and Magic fans should be humming a Frank Sinatra tune.
"If I can make it there, I'll make it anywhere."
If title contenders can be made in Houston, Golden State, Cleveland and Atlanta, they truly can be made anywhere....
| May 17, 2015
| 5:57 PM
When the Magic traded veteran Arron Afflalo last summer, the deal returned another promising yet unproven youngster. And many fans likely had to Google “Evan Fournier” to get the skinny on him.
Fournier, however, made an impression in his...
| May 15, 2015
| 7:03 PM
CHICAGO — The seemingly glacially slow pace of the Orlando Magic's coaching search might be about to accelerate after the Chicago Bulls lost their second-round playoff series against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night.