| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:15 PM
The dream always unfolds the same way.
Norvel Pelle is in his Long Beach home on the night of the NBA draft, watching on television with his parents, when he hears his name called. "I start crying and I look up and my mom is there with a smile on her...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:10 PM
The NBA draft is Thursday at 7 p.m. (ESPN) at the Barclays Center in New York.
Mock drafts have Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins, Duke forward Jabari Parker and Australian guard Dante Exum as locks to be picked in the top 5. However, Kentucky forward...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Lakers forward Ryan Kelly received consideration, but not enough votes to make the NBA's all-rookie first or second teams.
Voted on by a panel of 125 sportswriters and broadcasters, Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams was the only unanimous...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Famous people, places & things
People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more
Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through...
| May 24, 2014
| 2:34 PM
The Lakers were well-represented on Friday at a BDA Sports workout in Santa Monica.
Featuring potential lottery prospects Aaron Gordon (Arizona) and Zach LaVine (UCLA), General Manager Mitch Kupchak and owner-executive Jim Buss were on hand to scout two...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 11:35 AM
The Orlando Pro Summer League will begin Saturday morning on Amway Center's practice court. The league is closed to the public, but all of the games will be televised on NBA TV. Here's a look at some of the key storylines to watch.
The key rookies
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:55 PM
On Saturday, almost a year and a half since he suffered a severe knee injury as a college freshman, Nerlens Noel played in a competitive basketball game.
And he looked good doing it.
Running fluidly, Noel scored a game-high 19 points as his...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:13 PM
A Philadelphia 76ers guard sprinted up the court and pushed the ball to the foul line in the Orlando Magic's defensive end. The guard suddenly slowed, then dished to teammate K.J. McDaniels to set up an easy layup.
But Magic rookies Elfrid Payton and...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:39 AM
WASHINGTON — Dewayne Dedmon and Adonis Thomas are experiencing the NBA equivalent of a whirlwind right now.
This morning, the Orlando Magic formally signed them to 10-day contracts.
A short while later, Dedmon and Thomas joined their new team at...
| May 13, 2014
| 1:27 PM
The Orlando Magic are hoping for some more lottery magic from Pat Williams.
Williams, the franchise’s co-founder, will represent the team at the 2014 NBA Draft Lottery a week from today in Manhattan.
“Obviously, this is an important...
| May 12, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Through no fault of their own, the Orlando Magic, Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers and other lottery-bound teams have hit a snag as they prepare for the 2014 NBA Draft.
Joel Embiid, Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins — the draft's top-three...