| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:08 PM
NBA teams have completed the bulk of their offseason moves, so now’s the perfect time to evaluate what, if anything, has changed in the Eastern Conference’s balance of power.
There will be two competitions to watch in the season ahead.
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Shaquille O'Neal made a somewhat bold proclamation Thursday evening on TNT.
"I’m going on the record," O'Neal said. "Best center in the West right now is DeAndre Jordan. You heard it here first."
It was another subtle dig at Dwight Howard, the...
| 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 10, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Orlando Magic vs. Philadelphia 76ers, Thursday, 7 p.m.
Where: Amway Center. TV: None. Radio: FM 96.5 (WDBO). Spanish-language broadcast: elorlandomagic.com.
This will be Jacque Vaughn's first exhibition game at Amway Center. ... Magic center...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Blame it all on the "Big Fundamental".
The NBA announced early Wednesday that the ballot for the All-Star game will be changed to vote for two guards and three frouncourt players, essentially representing the two forward and center positions.
| Apr 30, 2012
| 10:16 AM
brightcove.createExperiences(); During the playoffs, Kobe Bryant becomes intensely focused.
His replies to reporters' questions are abbreviated. His smiles are few and far between. He cares about one thing and one thing only -- and that's winning a...
| May 2, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Former Laker and current NBA radio analyst Mychal Thompson will do a video interview with Times reporter Melissa Rohlin after each Laker home game during the playoffs.
Here are some highlights from the video above...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 6:08 PM
The Dwight Howard stay-or-go saga continues to drag on and on and on.
At this point, the only certainty in this soap opera is that it will feature more uncertainty. Each day seemingly presents one more juicy rumor.
Are you confused about what might...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 11:11 PM
What transpired Friday night at Amway Center almost could make an objective person feel sorry for Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Orlando Magic schooled ’em from start to finish.
Dwight Howard outplayed Andrew Bynum. Jameer Nelson...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:02 AM
The Dwight Howard drama is over with Thursday’s blockbuster trade (pending league approval.)
Our National Dwightmare is over — at least that’s what everybody says outside of Orlando. We know better.
It will never be over, not really....
| Aug 10, 2012
| 6:15 PM
The Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard era is over, and a new rebuilding project has begun.
The team traded the disgruntled superstar to the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday in a four-team deal that prompted many fans and NBA analysts to say the Magic...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 5:30 PM
Many observers feared sloppy play early in a lockout-shortened NBA season, and they got it in Bulls-Lakers.
Thing is, the Bulls weren’t supposed to be one of those teams. They had almost everybody returning, from the MVP to the “Coach of...