| Apr 29, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: Did the Heat miss the boat on Billy Donovan? You know he's close with Pat Riley, and if the Heat eventually decide to make a move, they would have wound up moving too late. He's the perfect Pat guy. -- Donnie.
A: I know there is a great respect there...
| Apr 26, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Q: Will Erik Spoelstra be next season's Mike Budenholzer? The Hawks' record last season was comparable to the Heat's this year. Bud formed a new identity for the team with Coach of the Year results. Gregg Popovich developed Kawhi Leonard and Pat Riley did...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 6:35 PM
After a vintage playoff performance this week with the Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard looked like the same old Dwight Howard who turned the Magic into a contender.
But Dwight says in a wide-ranging interview with the Bleacher Report that he's a new man,...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 5:24 AM
Dwight Howard looked, well, like Dwight Howard. Circa 2009 to be exact, when he was wearing a Magic uniform.
Howard had 28 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks in 33 minutes as the Houston Rockets beat the Dallas Mavs on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 6:45 AM
There’s speculation that the Magic would be interested in Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau if he becomes free. That’s all well and good (if a long shot) unless it comes with a string attached: The surrendering of a first-round draft pick....
| Apr 10, 2015
| 8:29 PM
When it ended Friday night, Victor Oladipo started to walk toward the Orlando Magic locker room.
He trudged only a few feet before he sat down on Amway Center's parquet court, his mouthpiece jutting out of his mouth as he shook his head.
The Magic had...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 9:00 PM
With James Borrego’s days winding down as interim coach, the Magic are preparing to go in a new direction on the bench. Again.
This is no small deal for a young, impressionable team.
I think the Magic need to hire someone with head-coaching...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 8:17 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses; statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. GOLDEN STATE: Stephen Curry making MVP case; broke own NBA single-season record for three-pointers with 276. (1)
2. SAN ANTONIO: Moving on up: Jumped from sixth...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 7:39 PM
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Isaiah Thomas had a season-high 34 points as the Boston Celtics picked up a key victory and eliminated Detroit from playoff contention, beating the Pistons 113-103 Wednesday night.
Thomas needed only 17 shots to put up...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 4:04 PM
This is your last week to see the Magic live at Amway Center -- or as close to live as a 24-win team can appear.
Their season hasn't showed a pulse in a while. Fittingly, their home finale on Saturday night is against the New York Knicks, about the only...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 9:34 AM
Former Miami Heat guard Tim Hardaway came up short of election for the second year in a row as a finalist for selection to the Basketball Hall of Fame, with the Class of 2015 announced Monday in Indianapolis.
Pat Riley and Alonzo Mourning remain the...