| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In Jeanie Buss' updated memoir "Laker Girl," written with former Times sportswriter Steve Springer and published by Triumph Books, she writes about the firing of Lakers Coach Mike Brown last November.
In this excerpt Buss, head of the team's business...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:28 PM
It is time to celebrate, Magic fans.
Blue and White, Ignite.
Correction: Blue and White, Delight ... In Dwight.
The Orlando Magic not only won the Dwight Howard trade, they won it as if they were the Miami Heat playing the Charlotte Bobcats in the...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:10 AM
A feature of any NBA rebuilding project begins with collecting assets.
The Magic have assembled some young pieces since trading Dwight Howard, and you have to look at Thursday’s draft as collecting another for the war chest.
Perhaps the Magic...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:55 PM
You might have heard that the Magic have lost a couple star big men in their history. Did they just lose another? Or did they avoid Grant Hill: The Sequel?
Only time and physical therapy will tell if they'll regret passing on Nerlens Noel.
If it's any...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The NBA War Room is now closed, but the battleground remains contentious.
There is random chaos and confusion in the streets of Cleveland, a city still Googling away, trying to get specifics on somebody named Anthony Bennett, the No. 1 pick in the NBA...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:46 AM
If the Cleveland Cavs aren’t sold on Nerlens Noel, will the Magic be?
Most experts are assuming that the Cavs will take Noel with their No. 1 pick in this month’s draft, considering they need an inside presence.
The Magic, who are...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:37 PM
As the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs prepare to engage in the NBA's final round of Kings of the Court Thursday night, may I suggest a quick sidebar involving the Orlando Magic:
Take notes. Take meticulous notes. Don't file them away. Re-read every...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:21 PM
You know it's been a forgettable NBA season when the highlight of the year for Magic fans came Tuesday night when a few hundred of them cheered loudly at the Amway Center as they watched on TV as bunch of guys dressed in suits prayed for their bouncing...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Obviously, Magic fans have known for some time — say, since January — that the club was not going to receive a postseason invitation. (Thanks again, Dwight.)
Still, it's weird after six consecutive seasons of playoff appearances not to see...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 6:40 AM
Sixteen years after Shaquille O’Neal left the Orlando Magic via free agency for the Los Angeles Lakers, another superstar Magic center appears to be headed to Southern California.
The Magic, Lakers, Denver Nuggets and Philadelphia 76ers have...
| May 24, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Dwight Howard has been named to the All-NBA first team for the fifth consecutive year, the league announced Thursday.
The Orlando Magic center joined LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant and Chris Paul on the first team, which was selected by a...
| Oct 2, 2012
The Lakers' media-day buzz was a chaotic roar Monday, a sweaty mosh pit filled with clacking cameras and bumping reporters shouting at superstars who were lucky to avoid injury or asphyxiation.
But, somehow, every player heard my question.