| Mar 19, 2012
| 10:25 PM
The way the Chicago Bulls annihilated the Orlando Magic on Monday night, you would have thought five Derrick Roses had stepped onto the court.
Rose wasn’t needed. Not at all.
Plagued by turnovers, an inability to stop Carlos Boozer and some...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 9:28 PM
Marcin Gortat had trouble sleeping the night before his Phoenix Suns faced his old team, the Orlando Magic, on Wednesday.
It didn’t matter. The game, itself, was a nightmare.
Dwight Howard won the matchup of the centers, and Ryan Anderson...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 10:04 AM
The Orlando Magic’s top mission tonight against the Cleveland Cavaliers: slowing down rookie point guard Kyrie Irving.
Irving has averaged 23.2 points, 5.4 rebounds and 7.6 assists in his last five games, and he's also shot 40.0 percent from 3-...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 8:17 PM
The Orlando Magic offense can be a fragile thing.
Orlando can be a dangerous team when players move the ball energetically and take advantage of their All-NBA center by playing inside-out. But the Magic typically struggle when the ball movement wanes;...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 8:34 PM
NEW YORK — It doesn't add up.
The Orlando Magic own the fifth-best record in the NBA, and yet on too many nights this season, they have played terribly.
They played without any passion Wednesday night and they paid an all-too-familiar price. The...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:12 PM
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Several minutes into Tuesday night's fourth quarter, Stan Van Gundy shouted something from the Orlando Magic bench onto The Palace of Auburn Hills court.
"Come on!" he yelled. "Get a stop!"
That didn't happen. Detroit Pistons...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 1:58 PM
The Magic are producing an NBA reality show. They just didn't announce it before the season.
Watching this team's theatrics makes HBO's "Hard Knocks" look tame and routine.
TNT, move over. The Magic know drama.
And there could be more dramatic, surreal...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 8:21 PM
Stan Van Gundy and many of his players claim that their team rejuvenated its spirit in recent days. They cannot pinpoint how it happened, exactly. They only say that something changed just before or during their gritty win Saturday night in Philadelphia....
| Jan 9, 2012
| 6:23 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — When Dwight Howard's trade request became public, the superstar center pledged he would play as hard as he could and remain focused while he remained with the Orlando Magic.
It appears Howard has kept that promise.
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
NBA free agents (* -- indicates restricted free agent, with team allowed to match outside offers to retain player):
Best of who is left: Alexis Ajinca, Gilbert Arenas, Keith Bogans, Erick Dampier, Francisco Elson, Melvin Ely, Kryrlo Fesenko, Eddie House,...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 11:34 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Orlando Magic finally have a signature win, and it doesn’t matter to them that they needed to hang on for their basketball lives at the very end.
They ventured into one of the toughest venues in the NBA, dominated a...