| Aug 1, 2012
| 8:53 AM
The exact details of the Orlando Magic’s long-range plan remain unclear. But whatever path the team follows, it will bear the imprint of the San Antonio Spurs’ model.
This past offseason, the Magic hired two products of the Spurs’...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Aggressive spending in recent years clogged the Orlando Magic payroll and hampered team executives' efforts to pair Dwight Howard with another star.
But what complicated things in the first place might provide the fastest path back to relevance.
| Aug 13, 2012
| 4:31 PM
The following is the text of a letter Orlando Magic Chief Executive Officer Alex Martins emailed to season ticket holders Monday afternoon following the trade of All-Star center Dwight Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers.
As our faithful fans we feed off of...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:44 PM
After each side vowed to go it alone, the leaders of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and the organization that presents touring Broadway shows in Orlando are back at the negotiating table.
The renewed negotiations represent a last-...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 5:34 PM
When you step inside the San Antonio Spurs' home arena, you can't miss the four NBA championship banners that hang from the ceiling. Each banner features a picture of the golden Larry O'Brien trophy set against a gleaming white background.
| Oct 1, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Orlando Magic Chief Executive Officer Alex Martins said the franchise is optimistic about the future during media day Monday afternoon.
Magic executives, coaches and players set the tone for a new era in Orlando, moving away from protracted drama that...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 2:42 PM
You really do need a scorecard to figure out who works for the Orlando Magic these days.
And not just with the roster.
The organization's basketball operations department has undergone a sweeping transformation over the last few months — a...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:18 AM
Pat Williams believed in Central Florida's potential when others didn't.
When many people thought Orlando was too small and too sleepy to support a major-league sports team, Williams saw possibilities. In 1986, he joined local businessman Jimmy Hewitt in...
| May 11, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Many people thought the NBA season would never get off the ground 22 weeks ago when the lockout-shortened season began on Christmas day.
Before the first dribble of training camp, the Magic suffered the first of many bizarre events surrounding their...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 1:11 PM
Grabbing their rakes, shovels and work gloves, Orlando Magic’s President Alex Martins, General Manager Otis Smith and head coach Stan Van Gundy lead the rest of their 180 member staff in stripping decades of old park benches, decaying foliage and...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 6:06 PM
Dwight Howard could not have been more clear Thursday about his long-term intentions.
He is sticking by his request to be traded from the Orlando Magic.
"It still stands," Howard said.
Asked whether he fluctuates day to day, he answered, "There is no...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 10:50 PM
Orlando Magic fans wanted the franchise to make a major splash during Thursday night's 2011 NBA draft. Even superstar Dwight Howard hoped something would be done to upgrade the roster.
Acquiring a pair of second-round selections, University of Richmond...