| Mar 8, 2014
| 10:21 PM
SAN ANTONIO — Victor Oladipo spent Saturday night seated a few feet behind the Orlando Magic bench. Wearing a dark suit, he sat next to assistant coach for player development Laron Profit, and Oladipo stood and clapped whenever his teammates made...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Only 19 games remain on the Orlando Magic's schedule.
To many observers, it appears that the Magic are just playing out the string and are eager to get the season over with as soon as possible.
In reality, however, the team faces some significant...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:10 PM
Orlando Magic fans showered Dwight Howard with boos when Amway Center's public-address announcer introduced each Houston Rockets starter. In the first quarter, the fans continued to boo whenever Howard caught the ball.
But the jeers' intensity...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:48 PM
To call Dewayne Dedmon a late bloomer in basketball would be a massive understatement.
His mom is a Jehovah's Witness, and for religious reasons, she strongly objected to him playing organized sports. As a high-school senior, he joined his school's...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:07 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The game ended minutes earlier, but fans inside the arena congregated around the tunnel leading from the court toward the Orlando Magic locker room.
Jameer Nelson completed a postgame TV interview, walked toward the corridor and...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 10:06 AM
TORONTO — What an unforgettable weekend for Orlando Magic power forward Andrew Nicholson.
On Saturday, St. Bonaventure University, his alma mater, retired his jersey. Fans packed the school’s gym to watch the Bonnies play Rhode Island and...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:45 AM
TORONTO — With 25 games remaining this season, time’s running out for Orlando Magic players to make a positive impression on coaches and front-office executives within the organization and throughout the NBA.
The next opportunity will arrive...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:58 PM
The Orlando Magic’s decision to buy out Glen Davis’ contract clears the way for the team to allocate more minutes to forwards Tobias Harris, Kyle O’Quinn and Andrew Nicholson. It even helps Maurice Harkless and Victor Oladipo because...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:06 PM
The 2013-14 NBA trade deadline expired Thursday afternoon without the Orlando Magic making a deal.
Perhaps the biggest winner at the deadline was veteran point guard Jameer Nelson, who has said repeatedly he wants to remain with the Magic for the long-...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Glen Davis' time with the Orlando Magic has ended.
The Magic and Davis have reached a buyout agreement that will end the burly power forward's tumultuous tenure with the franchise.
"It became apparent that they felt it was necessary to try to allow...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:43 PM
CLEVELAND — With the 2013-14 trade deadline looming at 3 p.m. Thursday, this is the most unsettled time of the season for NBA players. The possibility of a trade and the false rumors that spread so easily over social media can create angst for...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 9:06 PM
MILWAUKEE — One year ago today, forward Tobias Harris was a member of the Milwaukee Bucks who was struggling to earn consistent playing time.
He had no inkling he was about to become a member of the Orlando Magic.
On Feb. 21, 2013, just...