| Aug 11, 2012
| 9:38 PM
In the NBA, salary-cap space is a valuable commodity because it helps teams to sign free agents and acquire players in trades. So how does Orlando Magic’s payroll stack up? This chart will give you an idea. Using databases from the websites...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 4:38 PM
This is what rebuilding looks like. It’s open to criticism, it’s unpopular, it’s messy, and it's depressing. That said, I have few, if any, problems, with what the Magic did in trading Dwight Howard to the Lakers. Ninety-nine percent...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:46 PM
The last thing Arron Afflalo expected was a trade. The Denver Nuggets seemed to love him. Last December, the franchise committed almost $40 million over five seasons to keep him. And the investment seemed to pay off for both sides when the Nuggets...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 8:29 PM
Reality hits the Magic and their fans Sunday in Mexico, square in the la cara (face).
The club will take the floor not only to officially begin their rebuilding process. But for the first time since 2004, the Magic will start a season with somebody in...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:30 PM
The Orlando Magic held the longest practice of Jacque Vaughn's tenure Tuesday. Coming off an off day, the team reviewed video of their exhibition opener, did some scrimmaging and post-practice shooting and weightlifting.
Arron Afflalo (left hamstring),...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 5:59 PM
In his 12 seasons as an NBA player, Jacque Vaughn never entered a preseason without a guaranteed contract. So he had a financial safety net. He would have received the remaining money on his deals even if a team waived him before the start of a regular...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 8:25 AM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Al Harrington’s recovery from offseason right-knee surgery and a subsequent staph infection in the same joint is nearing an end.
The power forward told the Orlando Sentinel that he has a checkup scheduled for Nov. 12 with his...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:06 PM
An argument could be made that the Oklahoma City Thunder got as much, if not more value in a trade for sixth man James Harden than the Orlando Magic received in the trade for Dwight Howard -- the most dominant, dynamic big man in the NBA.
| Oct 29, 2012
| 5:25 PM
Barring injuries, it's a foregone conclusion among most NBA experts that L.A. and Miami are the clear front-runners for the ring. But even with the last chapter almost written, this promises to be an even more exciting NBA season than the last. Why you...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 2:55 PM
The evaluation of the biggest trade in Magic history starts in earnest Friday night.
The season opens and so does the criticism, skepticism, pessimism -- or optimism.
The Magic didn’t get much in their trade for Dwight Howard, as everyone knows....
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Arron Afflalo isn’t providing the Denver Nuggets with any bulletin-board fodder.
He’s been asked repeatedly what it’ll be like to face his former team when the Orlando Magic open their regular season tonight at Amway Center.
| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:24 PM
The injury to small forward Hedo Turkoglu affects the Magic’s lineup considerably, probably making them go to small ball.
Turk broke his left hand in Friday night’s opener against the Denver Nuggets taking a swipe at a ball, apparently.