| Dec 21, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Former Magic star Nick Anderson doesn't need to see a TV special to remember his beloved high school teammate, Ben "Benji" Wilson.
He sees him all the time.
"I don't think I'll ever get over it," Nick said.
Wilson, the subject of a recent ESPN 30...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Former Magic coach Stan Van Gundy told me Thursday that he will pass on the suddenly vacant Brooklyn Nets' head coaching job is it is offered.
"I have zero interest in that job," Van Gundy said in a text message.
The Nets, slumping at 14-14, fired...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon, the teams' No. 1 draft pick last year, has been suspended for the first four games of next season after violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy — his...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Magic General Manager Rob Hennigan has not taken a risk to acquire players with injury histories, such as Andrew Bynum and Jared Sullinger, but don't automatically cross off the name of Nerlens Noel.
Noel is recovering from surgery for a torn ACL in his...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 4:25 PM
A few days ago, a cold and eerie wind blew through the international headquarters of the organization I founded on behalf of jilted Magic fans.
The organization was formed when Dwight Howard left Orlando for the bright lights, big city and multiple...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Last year Seminole County sounded as if it were trying to head off an educational apocalypse.
"We need the additional funding to preserve the quality of Seminole County schools," Superintendent Walt Griffin said in October at a debate over a proposed...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Moments after he had demolished the Heat again, Magic center Nik Vucevic knew he had left an impression on the defending champions Wednesday night. The King came calling.
"LeBron talked to me after the game. He said, 'Good job, big guy.' When LeBron...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 8:53 PM
I assume the NBA doesn't keep track of such statistics, but here's one significant piece of NBA history in which Dwight Howard can take pride: He's managed to wreck two teams in one season.
The Orlando Magic are the lowly slugs of the NBA universe,...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 6:48 AM
Not only does former Magic coach Stan Van Gundy think Orlando fans should cheer Dwight Howard upon his return to Orlando Tuesday night, he believes the Magic should consider retiring the jerseys of Dwight AND Shaquille O'Neal.
Van Gundy echoed the...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Sadly it was deja-booooooo all over again.
Just as it was 15 years ago when Orlando Magic fans booed Shaq upon his return to Central Florida. Just as it was 13 years ago when Penny Hardaway got booed upon his return to Central Florida. Just as it was...
| May 4, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Who knew there were so many biblical scholars and theology experts among us?
Ever since earlier this week when NBA player Jason Collins became the first active professional athlete in a major American team sport to publicly acknowledge he's gay, some...