| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Jameer Nelson never wanted to be an NBA nomad, but he likely has no clue where the closing chapters of his career will take him now.
After playing his first 10 NBA seasons in Orlando, the point guard finds himself on his second team within five months....
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:51 PM
Trade winds have been blowing in the NBA for some time this season.
Magic GM Rob Hennigan is no stranger to making deals. The Magic could use a rim-protecting power forward (who couldn't?) and a go-to wing (Andrew Wiggins, we never knew ye).
| Dec 8, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Wow, the Magic finally are getting a little more serious about this winning stuff. Here they are, 23 games into the season, and we haven't begun the official countdown to the draft lottery.
On the contrary, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls: The...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 12:06 PM
As frustrating as it is to witness the Magic's rebuilding project, things could be worse. Much, much worse. To paraphrase an old W.C. Fields' barb…. all things considered, I wouldn't rather be in Philadelphia.
Orlando fans, just imagine if you...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 3:56 PM
Talk about your big breakthroughs.
There's Einstein's theory of relativity, Richard Petty inventing the wheel, the smallpox vacine and the NFL RedZone channel.
Here's another monumental breakthrough: The Magic have suddenly become an entertaining...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 9:04 PM
Aaron Gordon doesn't consider himself a consolation prize, even if Magic fans and the rest of the basketball world might.
It's not fair to Aaron, of course, that he's considered as the fourth horse in a three-horse race.
The Magic wound up with Gordon...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:46 PM
After 43 wins the past two seasons, the Magic were supposedly heading into this season looking "to turn the corner," according to club CEO Alex Martins.
Waiting around that corner has been an oncoming train.
A rebuilding team that needs every break...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:56 PM
One advantage to having a seat virtually reserved on the NBA draft-lottery dais is it affords the Magic the chance to experiment freely. Take the case of Victor Oladipo, a familiar subject in the club's laboratory.
All last season the Magic tinkered...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Soon you will encounter my predictions for Week Six of the NFL season. Last week one featured game involved the aggressive Cincinnati Bengals attacking the reeling New England Patriots. I said that the game would be a blowout with a 26-...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 8:18 PM
The Magic faced the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night, and it was impossible to tell which team is tanking.
The Magic just wiped out the modest progress they had been making. They hit the low point of the season and in the Dwight Howard rebuild —...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Magic shooting guard Evan Fournier's tattoos give him street cred.
Cred on the streets of Paris, that is.
The word "Régularité " is in ink on his right wrist, meaning consistency.
"Intensité" is written on his left wrist, meaning intensity....