| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:57 AM
With ample time on their hands because of the strike, some of the elite players in the NBA are taking part in an exhibition game next month to raise money for President Obama's reelection campaign.
The game is set for 4 p.m. on Dec. 12 in Washington, D....
| Dec 14, 2012
| 11:22 AM
It’s been a slow death, agonizing to watch for those of us who remember what the Big East represented when it started some 30 years ago. It's been confusing to follow the almost constant updates over the past 14 months since Syracuse and...
| May 21, 2012
| 4:29 PM
It's time to be creative, Orlando Magic.
It's time to dare to be different.
It's time not to stick your hand in the recycle bin and spiff up somebody else's trash.
For too many years, too many times, this franchise has made some dubious choices in...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 2:55 PM
On Tuesday night, in a simple pregame drill, an Orlando Magic assistant coach simulated the physical play that rookies Andrew Nicholson and Kyle O'Quinn will endure this season.
Wes Unseld Jr. tossed a basketball off the backboard, and Nicholson...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:18 AM
The Charlotte Bobcats’ decision to hire St. John’s University assistant coach Mike Dunlap as their head coach almost certainly is good news for the Orlando Magic.
It all but ensures that the Magic will have a wide candidate pool once they...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 2:08 PM
As an NBA assistant coach since retiring after a Hall of Fame career, Patrick Ewing might have a better seat than many of his contemporaries to compare this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team to the fabled Dream Team of 20 years ago.
Ewing was one...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 5:27 AM
There are no improbable underdogs such as VCU or Butler. There is no first-time coach like Jay Wright or John Brady or Paul Hewitt.
Indeed, if you consider program pedigree, coaching credentials and player honors, this ranks among the most accomplished...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Hundreds of games before. Hundreds since. None I've witnessed matches. Perhaps none will.
Duke 104, Kentucky 103.
March 28, 1992.
To riff off the Beatles: It was 20 years ago today, Christian Laettner caught the pass for K.
It was a Saturday night...
| Mar 22, 2011
NEW YORK — Stan Van Gundy and his players knew next to nothing about Baruch College, the school in Manhattan where their team practiced Tuesday afternoon. But Baruch College students knew all about the Orlando Magic....
| May 25, 2011
BASKETBALL LEGEND: A missed free throw by an Austin Peay player in 1987 changed the direction of the New York Knicks for the next fifteen years. STATUS: Basically True. Clearly, the history of basketball is filled with seemingly minor decisions......
| Jun 14, 2011
BASKETBALL LEGEND: The United States voted against sending NBA players to the 1992 Olympics. From the first men's basketball tournament in the Summer Olympics in 1936, where the United States won a thrilling, high-scoring 18-9 victory over Canada (okay,...