| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak doesn't see the virtue in tanking the season for a lottery pick.
"The ping-pong lottery thing, even if you have the very worst team in the NBA, you're not guaranteed to get the first pick," Kupchak said Thursday to...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 4:04 PM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first two entries in a series of 14, the Lakers were ruled better than the New Orleans Pelicans but not as good as the Oklahoma City Thunder.
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:56 PM
On paper, the Orlando Magic and the Phoenix Suns resemble each other. In the last two years, each franchise has embarked on a massive rebuilding effort.
The Magic started their new direction one year earlier than the Suns. If you look at both teams&...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The Lakers climbed back to .500 (7-7) after a perfect 2-0 record throughout Week 4.
So far this season, the Lakers have won on the road just once in five tries, although three were on the second night of back-to-backs.
Week 5 presents three away games...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 11:27 AM
WASHINGTON — Former Orlando Magic center Marcin Gortat can’t wait for Wednesday night.
Gortat will visit Capitol Hill to attend a special screening of a movie based on the life of Lech Walesa, the former Nobel Peace Prize winner and former...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Hedo Turkoglu remains on the Orlando Magic’s roster for now, but his days playing for the team are over.
Although team officials and Turkoglu’s camp have not reached a buyout deal, both sides have agreed that Turkoglu will not join the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:51 PM
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Marcin Gortat knew he wasn't going to be in Phoenix long the moment the rebuilding Suns drafted former Maryland center Alex Len fifth overall in June, but that...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:31 PM
The Lakers have agreed to terms with free-agent point guard Kendall Marshall, according to an NBA executive with knowledge of the situation.
Marshall was originally drafted by the Phoenix Suns with the 13th overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft.
| Aug 3, 2012
| 11:10 AM
“Player development” is one of the most commonly used phrases around Amway Center these days. So it would be easy to conclude that player development has been an Orlando Magic weakness over the last few years.
That conclusion would be...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 4:50 PM
One day after the NBA officially suspended him for one game for picking up 16 technical fouls this season, Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard said he's trying to stay positive.
"There's nothing I can do about it," Howard said after the Magic's practice...
| May 13, 2011
| 9:16 AM
For three weeks, the Orlando Sentinel is going through the Orlando Magic alphabetically, evaluating players, as well as coach Stan Van Gundy and General Manager Otis Smith, and assigning them grades for 2010-11.