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  • Stan Van Gundy: Shaquille O'Neal belongs in the Magic Hall of Fame

    Stan Van Gundy: Shaquille O'Neal belongs in the Magic Hall of Fame
    Shaquille O'Neal and Stan Van Gundy had a rocky relationship when Van Gundy coached O'Neal with the Miami Heat. But Van Gundy left no doubt that he thinks Shaq belongs in the Orlando Magic Hall of Fame. "I think it's fitting that they're honoring him,...
  • McDonald's All American Games showcase the best of the best

    McDonald's All American Games showcase the best of the best
    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...
  • DePaul played key role in most important Final Four ever

    DePaul played key role in most important Final Four ever
    Note to DePaul fans: With your basketball program mired in mediocrity and the school searching yet again for a coach to turn it all around, it might be encouraging to remember the glory days. Then again, it might only cause more frustration. Thirty-...
  • Elfrid Payton tries to ignore the praise he's received recently

    Elfrid Payton tries to ignore the praise he's received recently
    Elfrid Payton now sits alongside basketball luminaries Oscar Robertson, Alvan Adams, Magic Johnson, David Robinson, Jason Kidd and Antoine Walker in the NBA record books. They are the only people in NBA history who have recorded back-to-back triple-...
  • CPS group rips 'Magic' custodian deal, contributions to Emanuel campaign

    CPS group rips 'Magic' custodian deal, contributions to Emanuel campaign
    The head of a Chicago Public Schools principals' group again condemned privatized school custodian contracts Thursday, including an $80 million deal connected to NBA Hall of Famer Earvin "Magic" Johnson, another of whose firms has since donated $250,000...
  • 'Magic' Johnson and the mayor: $250,000 donated after $80 million CPS deal

    'Magic' Johnson and the mayor: $250,000 donated after $80 million CPS deal
    A week before the February city election, Mayor Rahm Emanuel stood alongside Earvin "Magic" Johnson and his billionaire business partner to announce their $10 million donation for a summer jobs program in the city's toughest neighborhoods. The event...
  • UConn Wouldn't Be First Champ To Miss NCAAs The Next Year

    UConn Wouldn't Be First Champ To Miss NCAAs The Next Year
    As the American Athletic Conference Tournament begins Thursday in Hartford, defending national champion UConn has a simple task. Win four games for the title and secure a berth in the NCAA Tournament. Otherwise, the Huskies figure to be the ninth...
  • Mike Bianchi: Orlando City lets us savor new chapter in Central Florida sports history

     Mike Bianchi: Orlando City lets us savor new chapter in Central Florida sports history
    How many times in life do we get a chance to be there in person to witness history? To see a country being born, a movement being started, a new frontier being discovered? Unfortunately, there weren't any fan-filled bleachers there when Neil Armstrong...
  • Magic Johnson criticizes Lakers, Jim Buss once again

    Magic Johnson criticizes Lakers, Jim Buss once again
    On Tuesday, Magic Johnson lashed out against Lakers owner/executive Jim Buss. "[He's] trying to do it himself, trying to prove to everybody that this was the right decision, that 'my dad gave me the reins,' and he's not consulting anybody," Johnson said...
  • All-Star picks go overboard to reward winning

    All-Star picks go overboard to reward winning
    Not to sound un-American, but too much emphasis is being placed on winning when picking the NBA All-Star Game rosters. Take the Atlanta Hawks – everybody is. Eastern Conference coaches selected three Hawks as All-Star reserves: Al Horford,...
  • Celtics, Lakers, Knicks missing from NBA marquee

    Celtics, Lakers, Knicks missing from NBA marquee
    Once upon a time in the NBA, when big-city basketball was all the rage, the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks were ever-present on the league marquee. Today? Their combined record this season is 43-114. When the Celtics, Lakers and...