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  • Magic's salary-cap situation for 2015-16 is in clearer focus

    Magic's salary-cap situation for 2015-16 is in clearer focus
    Now that the Oct. 31 deadline for contract extensions has passed, the Orlando Magic's salary-cap situation for the summer of 2015 is in clearer focus. If the Magic wind up with, say, the third overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft and if the cap for the...
  • Magic's Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton hope to brighten lottery letdown

    Magic's Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton hope to brighten lottery letdown
    Aaron Gordon doesn't consider himself a consolation prize, even if Magic fans and the rest of the basketball world might. It's not fair to Aaron, of course, that he's considered as the fourth horse in a three-horse race. The Magic wound up with Gordon...
  • With new conference and expectations, Terps start over at Maryland Madness

    With new conference and expectations, Terps start over at Maryland Madness
    Two years after Maryland men's basketball fans were filled with hope for a team led by a projected lottery pick in the NBA draft and a recruiting class considered one of the most promising in the country, a different sense filled Xfinity Center on...
  • Orlando Magic support proposal to reform the NBA Draft Lottery

    Orlando Magic support proposal to reform the NBA Draft Lottery
    The Orlando Magic support a proposal to reform the NBA Draft Lottery in which the teams with the four worst overall records would have nearly identical chances to win the top overall pick, according to an industry source with knowledge of the Magic's...
  • Orlando Magic seek progress in Year 3 of their rebuilding effort

    Orlando Magic seek progress in Year 3 of their rebuilding effort
    A heightened urgency hovers over the Orlando Magic these days. Practices have been more frequent this October compared to the previous two Octobers, and players say coach Jacque Vaughn has demanded more attention to detail. A bit more competition exists...
  • No changes to NBA's lottery format

    No changes to NBA's lottery format
    NEW YORK -- A proposal to change the current lottery system for the NBA Draft in order to discourage teams from deliberately losing games was rejected Wednesday at the league's Board of Governors meeting. The revised plan was agreed to by 17 of the 30...
  • Shabazz Napier Forcing Miami Heat To Stand Up And Notice

    When the Miami Heat acquired UConn point guard Shabazz NapierĀ from the Charlotte Hornets in the June NBA draft, there was little doubt the former Husky would be on the roster on opening night. A big question: how much he would play? After a slow start...
  • NBA lottery draft reform falls short

    NBA lottery draft reform falls short
    Watch this: Flea rips ESPN over Kobe Bryant story, gets support from Phil Jackson. … NBA draft lottery reform fell short of passing at the Board of Governors meeting. … British chancellor George Osborne pledged government support for a...
  • Magic notebook: Elfrid Payton faces his 1st NBA team

    Magic notebook: Elfrid Payton faces his 1st NBA team
    ALLENTOWN, Pa. — On June 26, Elfrid Payton became a Philadelphia 76er. That night, the Sixers used the 10th pick of the 2014 NBA Draft to select Payton out of Louisiana-Lafayette. When Payton heard his name called, he walked up to the stage at...
  • Greg Oden charged with felony battery

    Greg Oden charged with felony battery
    INDIANAPOLIS -- NBA center Greg Oden is now facing felony battery charges following a recent arrest for allegedly punching his former girlfriend. Prosecutors in Marion County, Indiana Superior Court added a Felony 5 charge of battery resulting in...
  • Bucks strike deal with No. 2 pick Parker

    Bucks strike deal with No. 2 pick Parker
    The Milwaukee Bucks signed first-round draft pick Jabari Parker to a rookie contract, the team announced Wednesday night. The Bucks did not disclose terms of the contract, but the forward is guaranteed a minimum of approximately $8.5 million in the...