| Sep 16, 2014
| 6:46 AM
Chalk up another honor for Kevin Ollie. On Wednesday, he will be in Chicago to receive the Ray Meyer College Coach of the Year from the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
The organization is honoring a glittering cast of players and coaches from several...
| Feb 16, 2013
The paragraph, taken from a 1992 Tribune story, is humorous with hindsight.
Simeon, the 1980s power that produced a Class AA championship and two Illinois Mr. Basketball winners, had just lost back-to-back December games to Mount Carmel and Young, a...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Point guard Jameer Nelson missed his sixth consecutive game on Sunday, sitting out when the Orlando Magic lost 108-82 to the Memphis Grizzlies at Amway Center.
Nelson has a bruised patellar tendon in his left knee.
"He's day-to-day," Magic coach...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:20 PM
A frenzy of activity will grip the NBA when its free-agency period starts at 12:01 a.m. Monday, as general managers throughout the league start to recruit available players.
The Orlando Magic, on the other hand, are expected to sit on the sidelines....
| Jan 8, 2012
| 8:53 PM
SACRAMENTO — Dwight Howard's request to be traded still stands, and the Orlando Magic's general manager doesn't feel the team has done much to change the superstar's mind.
"Nothing has changed," Howard said before the Magic faced the Sacramento...
| Jan 12, 2012
PORTLAND, Ore. — As Wednesday's game between the Orlando Magic and the Portland Trail Blazers approached, Dwight Howard spent part of his time in the Pacific Northwest on the campus of adidas' North America headquarters.
During his visit to the...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 8:57 PM
Orlando Magic Chief Executive Officer Alex Martins indicated Sunday that team decision-makers have not determined whether they will trade Dwight Howard before the NBA trade deadline on Thursday afternoon.
The Magic face one of the most important...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 11:10 PM
Quentin Richardson and Chris Duhon have been buried on the Orlando Magic bench since mid-December.
But on Tuesday night, they brought the Magic new life.
The duo helped the Magic overcome an 11-point deficit late in the third quarter and beat the new-...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 10:54 PM
MIAMI — When the final buzzer sounded, Jason Richardson clasped both sides of his head.
Jameer Nelson pumped his right fist and turned toward Dwight Howard. The two co-captains exchanged high-fives.
Coach Stan Van Gundy raised both arms into the...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 6:08 PM
The Dwight Howard stay-or-go saga continues to drag on and on and on.
At this point, the only certainty in this soap opera is that it will feature more uncertainty. Each day seemingly presents one more juicy rumor.
Are you confused about what might...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 11:50 PM
DENVER — Frustration oozed throughout the Orlando Magic locker room late Tuesday night.
Stan Van Gundy dressed down his players after the final buzzer.
Later, Jameer Nelson sat at his locker, read the postgame box score, crumpled up the piece of...