| 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 6, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Victor Oladipo already has made good on one of his goals for this offseason.
He has dropped some pounds.
He said he weighed around 230 pounds at the end of his rookie season, but the 6-foot-4 Orlando Magic guard now tips the scales at his college...
| 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...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:36 PM
An updated look at NBA free agents. Who has signed, who is still available, who has become available:
Best of who is left: Kenyon Martin, Josh Howard, Derek Fisher, Chris Andersen, Mickael Pietrus, Mehmet Okur (retired), Maurice Evans, Ryan Gomes,...
| 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...