| Jan 19, 2014
| 8:27 PM
After their losing streak reached 10 games, Orlando Magic players and coaches realized something fundamental needed to change. Not X's-and-O's, but something intangible.
Players and coaches talked together when they gathered for practice Saturday....
| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Predicting how a professional sports team will fare in the second half of its season can be a dangerous endeavor. So many variables can come into play. Will anyone suffer injuries? When will injured players return? Will the team make trades? Will young...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:09 PM
In a change from recent seasons, no player on the 2013-14 Orlando Magic roster has been designated a team captain.
Coach Jacque Vaughn didn’t name anyone a captain for this season, and he said he has no plans to do so in future weeks.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The Orlando Magic played one of their best 12-minute stretches of the entire season Wednesday night. From the final minute or so of the third quarter until the final minute or so of the fourth, a group primarily made up of youngsters Tobias Harris,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The Orlando Magic will face their toughest defensive test so far this season when they host the high-octane Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night.
Through Monday, the Clippers led the league in points per game (119.0) and offensive efficiency (116.6...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:16 PM
Maybe the Orlando Magic really have grown up.
Especially their young starting center, Nik Vucevic.
When the Magic lost a 19-point lead to the vaunted Los Angeles Clippers during the third quarter Wednesday night, the Magic seemed headed for a...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
ATLANTA — Orlando Magic fans will want the Denver Nuggets and New York Knicks to play badly this season.
The reason: the 2014 NBA Draft, which is projected to be the most talent-rich draft in a decade.
As part of the trade that sent Dwight...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:14 AM
It seems likely the Orlando Magic will continue to play rookie guard Victor Oladipo in critical fourth-quarter situations, despite his struggles late in Saturday night's 108-100 loss to the Dallas Mavericks.
Magic officials appear intent on giving...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Jameer Nelson wants to play during the fourth quarters of close games.
But, true to his disciplined nature, he won't allow any disappointment about his playing time to escalate into a public controversy that would ensnare the Orlando Magic.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:05 PM
If Orlando Magic rookie Victor Oladipo ever needs any advice, he has at least one future Hall of Famer he can turn to: Miami Heat swingman Dwyane Wade.
Oladipo and Wade each played for Tom Crean in college. Crean coached Wade for three seasons at...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:28 PM
The pick-and-roll started at the top of the 3-point arc. As Victor Oladipo dribbled to his left, Andrew Nicholson set a pick on the Dallas Mavericks' Jae Crowder, prompting Crowder's teammate Shawn Marion to begin defending Oladipo.
But as Oladipo moved...