| 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...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 8:45 PM
NEW YORK — Only in New York.
Maybe this is the only place where Dwight Howard is the runner-up as the Orlando Magic's most beloved big man.
Magic assistant coach Patrick Ewing received a standing ovation at Madison Square Garden when he was...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Michael Jordan sharply disagreed with Kobe Bryant's claim that this year's USA Olympic basketball team could beat the 1992 Dream Team.
"For him to compare those two teams is not one of the smarter things he ever could have done," Jordan told the...
| 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...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:09 AM
The debate raging these days between those arguing whether this year’s U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team could compete with the Dream Team of 20 years ago is not answered simply by a generational divide.
I for one, being of sound mind and...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 9:50 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — The Orlando Magic entered Saturday night with so much against them: a bizarre travel itinerary, the absence of two key players and diminished confidence after a recent stretch of poor play.
They overcame all of those hurdles, plus...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 8:56 AM
I give all this Jeremy Lin hoopla another month or so. No, I don't think Jeremy will be finished by then. I think he's got another 20 years of great play in him. What I mean is that this incessant bad punning using his last name will finally be exhausted....
| Feb 22, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Dwight Howard exudes vitality.
He brings thousands of fans to their feet when he slams home rim-rattling dunks or swats shots into the stands. His smile lights up arenas as large as Amway Center. And he possesses enough star power to guest not once but...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 2:44 PM
University of Kansas basketball legend Cylde Lovellette will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame it was announced Tuesday. Lovellette, who played for the Jayhawks from 1950-52, was a three-time All-American for KU and was a...
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Dwight Howard’s the best center in the league, and it’s only natural for people to compare him to great big men from the past. Hakeem Olajuwon. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Wilt Chamberlain. Patrick Ewing. David Robinson. What doesn't Howard have in co...