| Nov 10, 2011
| 10:14 PM
The Orlando Magic would begin playing a 72-game regular season as early as Dec. 15, and the 2012 All-Star Game would be played Feb. 26 at Amway Center if the players’ union accepts a new offer from league owners.
Note the word “if.”...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 11:12 AM
The NBA lockout is still on-and it might be for a long time.
On Monday the NBA player's union rejected the latest labor proposal, which continues the lockout that began on July 1st.
During a news conference following the players union's rejection of...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 5:05 PM
In a statement sent to FOX40, Mayor Kevin Johnson seemed optimistic about the resolution of the NBA lockout.
The statement reads:
"It is often darkest before dawn. We have seen similar patterns of negotiations in past lock-outs. I remain hopeful...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 8:47 AM
This morning, I appeared on Mike Bianchi’s radio show on 740 the Game.
And during that appearance, I stated that Monday’s decision by the National Basketball Players Association to reject the owners’ latest proposal and also file a...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 1:01 PM
Although the 2012 NBA All-Star Game is in grave danger because of the league's ongoing labor dispute, employees from the NBA, the city of Orlando and the Orlando Magic are proceeding as if the exhibition will be played as scheduled.
| Jul 1, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Seven months ago, Dwight Howard and his agent told the Orlando Magic that Howard wanted a trade, preferably to the soon-to-be Brooklyn Nets.
The Magic now face a similar request, but there is one critical difference between the situations. This time,...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 5:59 AM
In an interview with Yahoo! Sports published early this morning, Dwight Howard sought to control the damage to his reputation from an ESPN.com article that, citing unnamed sources, said Howard has claimed the Orlando Magic blackmailed him into waiving his...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 8:10 AM
On the clock now: David Stern and Billy Hunter.
The NFL and the NFL Players Association have solved their labor dispute, and they did it without sacrificing any regular-season games. The league’s tens of millions of fans responded with a...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 4:09 PM
With the NBA and its players far apart on a new collective bargaining agreement, league officials announced Friday that they have indefinitely postponed training camps and have canceled all preseason games that were scheduled for Oct. 9-15.
| Sep 23, 2011
| 7:03 AM
Calling it "Black Friday" may be amping up the hyperbole a little bit, but things are about to get "real" in the NBA lockout.
The NBA officially announced a delay to the start of the 2011-12 NBA season and issued the following statement via its website,...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 1:36 PM
In an effort to address concerns and retain their most loyal customers, the Orlando Magic have been in contact with their 14,000-plus season-ticket holders about the NBA lockout since July.
The Magic have created what they’re calling their “...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 8:22 PM
The NBA announced Monday that it has canceled the first two weeks of the 2011-12 regular season after a seven-hour meeting in New York City between league officials and the players' union ended without a new collective bargaining agreement.