| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:19 PM
SAN ANTONIO — The text messages and calls flood Solomon Jones' cell phone.
We support you.
We believe in you.
Jones, a power forward and center who grew up in the Orlando suburb of Mount Dora, is trying to earn a regular-season...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 8:36 PM
Depending where you look, NBA experts are predicting the Orlando Magic will finish the regular season anywhere from 11th to last in the Eastern Conference.
The preseason did little to change those perceptions, but the preseason resulted in a dream...
| 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 30, 2013
| 5:52 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — From the frying pan and into the fire.
That's an accurate description of the early stages of the Orlando Magic's 2013-14 regular season.
One night after they lost to the Indiana Pacers, the Magic faced the Minnesota Timberwolves on...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:16 PM
Maybe the Orlando Magic really have grown up.
Especially their young starting center, Nik Vucevic.
When the Magic lost a 19-point lead to the vaunted Los Angeles Clippers during the third quarter Wednesday night, the Magic seemed headed for a...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Arron Afflalo wears a Size 14 basketball shoe.
On Friday night, he probably wished he wore a 10 or 11.
The toes of both of his feet straddled the 3-point arc at the most inopportune time — just before he elevated for a shot with the Orlando...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:13 PM
If Arron Afflalo keeps producing at this rate, he'll be difficult to keep off the Eastern Conference All-Star team.
The Orlando Magic swingman entered Thursday ranked 12th in the NBA in scoring, averaging 22.5 points per game. He was fourth in the...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:00 PM
LeBron James' physical ability has been documented exhaustively over the years. He stands 6-feet-8 and weighs 250 pounds, and he can outmuscle almost any defender he posts up. He can speed down the court like a locomotive. And he can spin with the grace...
| 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 25, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Tobias Harris started this basketball season with high hopes, both for the Orlando Magic and for himself. He thought the Magic could win more games than they did the year before. Individually, he wanted to earn a spot on the Eastern Conference All-Star...