| Oct 28, 2014
| 9:28 PM
NEW ORLEANS — The Orlando Magic understand the value of a superstar better than most teams. The franchise has some intriguing young talent in place, but it still hasn’t recovered from having to trade All-Star center Dwight Howard two-plus...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Magic C Nik Vucevic of Montenegro is still unsure about some American phrases at times.
"Is it 'front line?'" Vucevic asked a group of reporters before Wednesday's practice.
Vucevic was trying to describe the challenge big men Marcin Gortat and Nene'...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:22 PM
No matter what Kobe Bryant thinks of former Magic star Dwight Howard — and his feelings are quite clear after an on-court spat — their split was Kobe's loss.
Kobe needed Dwight more than Dwight needed Kobe in L.A. if he wanted to salvage the...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Magic forward Tobias Harris hit a game-winning, buzzer-beating shot on Wednesday night that he can only hope – for the sake of his young career -- was a shot heard ‘round the NBA.
On track to become a restricted free agent this summer,...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 4:14 PM
After defeating the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday (107-92), the Lakers finally got a win to improve to 1-5 on the season.
The coming schedule for Week 3 will not be easy, with a back-to-back set on the road in Memphis and New Orleans.
The Lakers also...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:41 PM
CLEVELAND -- LeBron James felt like he owed Cleveland fans after a miserable home opener. He repaid them Monday with his first triple-double of the season on a night all of the Cavaliers' stars shined brightly.
James had 32 points, 12 rebounds and 10...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 6:45 AM
The Lakers (1-6) nearly pulled off the upset on Tuesday night, falling to the Grizzlies in Memphis, 107-102.
A quick turnaround on Wednesday will bring the Lakers to New Orleans to face the Pelicans (3-3).
The Lakers are hungry for a win, but a back-...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:39 PM
The Lakers are so upside down, so lost in their worst start since the 1950s, that Kobe Bryant reacted to another loss by almost wishing the Lakers were still together.
Not these Lakers, really. The ones that were champions just a handful of a years ago....
| Oct 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Ira, if the Heat are so concerned about their rebounding, and they should be, why would Erik Spoelstra be playing Mario Chalmers alongside Norris Cole? This team can't afford to go small. -- Michael, Parkland.
A: You raise a legitimate point,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:31 PM
LAS VEGAS — Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris and guard Victor Oladipo have been invited to join USA Basketball's select team, a group of players that will train alongside the national team as the national team prepares for the upcoming FIBA World...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:35 PM
The Americans face Mexico in the World Cup on Saturday.
USA! USA! USA!
Oh ... it's the World Cup of basketball, not soccer.
Frankly, I'm still more intrigued by the Seattle Seahawks' manhandling of Green Bay than I am whether Team USA...