| May 18, 2015
| 2:00 AM
Q: Does the current Cavaliers run, predominately the LeBron James run, to the Eastern Conference finals begin to tarnish the contribution Pat Riley, Erik Spoelstra, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh made? In other words, LeBron is showing he can win without...
| May 16, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: Ira, this is the second consecutive year the top two seeds have advanced to the Eastern Conference finals. If that's what it takes to get there next year, do you see the Heat finishing in the top two? -- Aaron.
A: I assume you're asking whether the...
| May 15, 2015
| 3:44 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Prediction: Former coach Stan Van Gundy could very well cost the Orlando Magic a chance to hire their potential future coach — Tom Thibodeau, who many believe will not be back with the Chicago Bulls next...
| 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 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 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 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...