| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:25 PM
STORRS – You can't teach velocity. It's either there or it isn't. No one has ever had to tell Ryan Boatright to put the pedal to the floor. “I pretty much used to go 100 mph all the time,” he said.
Throughout high school and AAU...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Damon Harge Jr. enrolled at Orlando Christian Prep in August as a 14-year-old YouTube sensation.
He had basketball websites touting him as one of the nation's best eighth-graders and NBA guards Kyrie Irving and John Wall on board as mentors and fans who...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Jeff Green capped a last-minute Boston rally with a three-point shot at the buzzer and the Celtics stunned the Heat, 111-110, Saturday at Miami. The Heat had led 110-106 with 3.6 seconds on LeBron James' two free throws. Gerald Wallace responded with a...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Tobias Harris might return soon to the Orlando Magic's playing rotation.
Harris, who has been hampered by a high-ankle sprain since October, participated in the team's practice Thursday.
It's possible he'll play when the Magic host the Cleveland...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:17 PM
A Friday night that started with such promise for the Orlando Magic ended in frustration.
They jumped out to a 14-point lead in the first quarter and led by as many as six points in the fourth. Their prized rookie guard played one of his best games. And...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:22 PM
There was a lot of buzz around the time of the NBA draft that scouts and general managers were asking both Mark Turgeon and Alex Len about rising sophomore Jake Layman.
Layman's size, athleticism and shooting range have put the 6-foot-8 forward on the...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:33 PM
CLEVELAND — Most people don't want to spend New Year's Eve with their left ankles covered with ice, and Orlando Magic center Nik Vucevic is no different.
But Vucevic is thankful that he did.
The quick treatment helped prevent the ankle sprain he...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:14 PM
CLEVELAND — The Orlando Magic have lost 22 times this season.
Thursday night's defeat probably hurt worse than any of the others.
The Magic took a 10-point lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers with 1:34 remaining in regulation, then made mistake...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:30 PM
His father has said it's between Duke and Michigan State. Jabari Parker countered by saying recently that there still were five schools in contention for his oral commitment. The world will find out at 3 p.m. Thursday where the Simeon senior has decided...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 6:57 AM
Three Things to consider on this sports Tuesday:
Thing 1: Don't know about you, but I feel so much better about the Miami Marlins going forward now that Bud Selig has promised to "continue to monitor this situation."
Oh, Shruggin' Bud will "monitor"...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:24 PM
The start of the high school boys basketball season is still seven weeks away with the first official date of practice being Friday, Nov. 16. The first playing date is three weeks later on Dec. 7. But on Saturday, many area teams will be revving it up for...