| 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...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 6:51 AM
Dribbling around with the Bulls at the break . . .
I know the Bucks were missing Andrew Bogut -- gads, the Bucks are always missing Andrew Bogut -- but to give up a triple-double to Joakim Noah in three quarters is embarrassing even for a Milwaukee team....
| Apr 2, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Thirty-plus years ago, Harrisonburg was the quintessential “sleepy college town.” The Nighthawks played the occasional gig at The Elbow Room, Gus grilled irresistible chili dogs at Jess’ Quick Lunch, and James Madison University...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Before it became the subject of hours of national news coverage and the catalyst for an international movement, the Trayvon Martin shooting was just another sad crime story overshadowed by the NBA All-Star Game.
In the days after Trayvon and George...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Central Florida malls and stores are gearing up for this weekend's NBA All-Star Game, eager to capitalize on fans with big bucks in their pockets.
Florida Mall will hold four days of events, including a Saturday appearance by New York Knicks sensation...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Dwight Howard exudes vitality.
He brings thousands of fans to their feet when he slams home rim-rattling dunks or swats shots into the stands. His smile lights up arenas as large as Amway Center. And he possesses enough star power to guest not once but...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Billy Crystal and LeBron James ain't got nothing on a zombie being shot in the head through another zombie's head!
The producers of "The Walking Dead"had to compete against both the NBA All-Star Game(Dumb) and the Oscars (Plum dumb) on Sunday night,...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 9:50 PM
Let's assume for a moment that the Orlando Magic retain Dwight Howard beyond the March 15 trade deadline. Even with Howard in the fold, the team will have to make significant improvements defensively for it to have any shot at making a deep run in the...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:25 AM
Sixteen years after Shaquille O’Neal left the Orlando Magic via free agency for the Los Angeles Lakers, another superstar Magic center appears to be headed to Southern California.
The Magic, Lakers, Denver Nuggets and Philadelphia 76ers have...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Orlando Magic owner and Amway co-founder Rich DeVos is said to be in good condition after suffering a mild stroke last month.
DeVos was admitted to Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Aug. 19, Amway officials said in a statement. He underwent...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 8:18 PM
Reggie Miller, Ralph Sampson and Don Nelson were among those enshrined as part of the 2012 Naismith Hall of Fame class.
Miller, a five-time NBA All-Star, Sampson, a three-time collegiate national player of the year, and Nelson, the winningest coach in...