| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:56 PM
On paper, the Orlando Magic and the Phoenix Suns resemble each other. In the last two years, each franchise has embarked on a massive rebuilding effort.
The Magic started their new direction one year earlier than the Suns. If you look at both teams&...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:28 PM
The pick-and-roll started at the top of the 3-point arc. As Victor Oladipo dribbled to his left, Andrew Nicholson set a pick on the Dallas Mavericks' Jae Crowder, prompting Crowder's teammate Shawn Marion to begin defending Oladipo.
But as Oladipo moved...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 1:37 PM
BOSTON — Orlando Magic rookie Victor Oladipo compiled 23 assists and 28 turnovers in his first seven NBA regular-season games.
Those statistics seem alarming.
But then you should consider the experience of someone to whom he's often compared:...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:58 PM
BOSTON — The Orlando Magic entered Monday ranked second in the NBA in field-goal percentage defense. They had limited opponents to 40.3 percent shooting. Impressive.
That seems like a distant memory now.
The Boston Celtics shredded the Magic's...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:43 PM
ATLANTA — Not so long ago, the Orlando Magic used to dominate the Atlanta Hawks.
Atlanta controls the rivalry now.
The Hawks extended their regular-season winning streak over the Magic to 11 consecutive games Saturday night,...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Jason Kidd played in 1,391 NBA regular-season games and 158 postseason games.
But Sunday's matchup between the Orlando Magic and the Brooklyn Nets was a first for him: his first regular-season game as a head coach.
The Nets hired Kidd during the...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 7:47 PM
One play from a shocking Sunday night at Amway Center will make the highlight reels.
Early in the fourth quarter, Victor Oladipo tapped the ball away from Deron Williams and scooped the ball off the floor. Oladipo dribbled down the court and jumped,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:09 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Halloween arrived a day early for the Orlando Magic.
They whittled away a 17-point deficit in the second quarter. They eliminated a separate nine-point deficit in the fourth quarter. And they even took a late lead over the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:13 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — For almost three quarters Tuesday night, the Orlando Magic looked like the Indiana Pacers' match.
The closing seconds of the third quarter and the entire fourth quarter changed that.
Propelled by repeated trips to the free-throw...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:26 AM
His postgame interviews done, Solomon Jones gathered his wallet and car keys to leave Amway Center around 9:45 Friday night.
That's when he learned that Orlando Magic General Manager Rob Hennigan needed to see him.
"Oh, here it comes," Jones remembers...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Position: Power forward
Who's the starter: Glen Davis
Why he's starting: Davis continues to recover from a fractured left foot he suffered midway through last season. Although he underwent surgery in early February, he required another surgery in July...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Hedo Turkoglu remains on the Orlando Magic’s roster for now, but his days playing for the team are over.
Although team officials and Turkoglu’s camp have not reached a buyout deal, both sides have agreed that Turkoglu will not join the...