| Oct 6, 2012
| 5:26 PM
MEXICO CITY — An array of blue tarps shielded vendors from the hot sun as they sold fruits, vegetables and every part of a pig, chicken or cow imaginable. The Aves Ferreira market, which sits in the shadow of the giant Ciudad de Mexico Arena, was...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 5:57 PM
Ryan Anderson acknowledges it'll feel a bit strange on Sunday to be making his debut for his new team against his old team.
But not too weird. The Orlando Magic look almost unrecognizable from the team that finished last postseason.
"It's a completely...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 2:33 PM
The Orlando Magic’s starters played well against the New Orleans Hornets’ starters in the teams’ preseason opener Sunday afternoon. But the Magic’s reserves faltered — at least in the game’s final quarter.
| Oct 10, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Nik Vucevic is 7 feet tall now, but when he first started playing basketball as a kid in Europe, he was shorter than the forwards and centers on his youth teams. For that reason, coaches originally played him at point guard. As time went on, he moved into...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 2:43 AM
Talk about being upstaged. Just as I was set to post my preseason All-ACC basketball team and predicted order of finish – this to advance the league’s media day Wednesday in Charlotte – the conference’s coaches released their...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Glen Davis hungered to be a leader from the moment the Orlando Magic acquired him last December.
He spoke often, loudly and boldly.
But he discovered words alone weren't enough to earn teammates' respect.
Now, almost a year after he joined the Magic,...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 10:42 AM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. —The Orlando Magic didn’t make it through this preseason unscathed.
Big man Gustavo Ayón will miss at least the next two weeks because of a sprained left thumb, coach Jacque Vaughn said after the team completed its...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:44 PM
The preseason ended mercifully on Friday and the question is obvious: What kind of team are the Magic going to be?
If they play defense like they did in a loss Friday night to the Houston Rockets, they will be awful. High-lottery pick awful.
| Jun 19, 2012
| 2:59 AM
Basketball recruiting services such as Rivals, CBS and ESPN each rank six ACC classes among the nation’s elite, more than any other conference. With the leading seven vote-getters on last season’s all-league teams headed to the NBA, the ACC...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 5:03 PM
The last few summers, the Orlando Magic approached free agency aggressively. If former general manager Otis Smith believed the roster lacked something, he moved to fill that need, and team ownership willingly opened its wallet.
But the Magic figured to...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 7:21 PM
Ryan Anderson has a message for Orlando Magic fans now that he will be sent to the New Orleans Hornets in a sign-and-trade deal when the NBA moratorium period ends on Wednesday.
“I’d love to just give a thank you to everybody,” he...