| Oct 27, 2013
Position: Small forward.
Who's the starter: Maurice Harkless.
Why he's starting: Harkless, 20, is at the heart of the Magic's player-development plans. He is the team's youngest player – and one of its most athletic. He played just one season at...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:48 PM
For the Miami Heat it was just another preseason week of the type of nonsense that leads up to what really matters:
Charles Barkley saying Greg Oden would be the key to this season; Steve Kerr reiterating his belief the Heat won't win the title,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Throughout the Magic's 25th anniversary season, we will take a look back at some of the most memorable moments and players in franchise history.
TODAY'S MEMOIR : "A Very Quiet 50" Points.
Shaquille O'Neal brought down the backboard. Nick Anderson...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Kobe Bryant has the third-most popular selling NBA jersey worldwide, according to the league.
Based on global sales from Adidas, LeBron James of the Miami Heat topped the list for the first time in his career. Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls placed...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Michael Jordan thinks he could have beaten pretty much everyone who has ever walked the planet in a game of one-on-one basketball ... except one person.
But don't think for a second that the Chicago Bulls legend was paying the Lakers...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:33 PM
If Kobe Bryant can win a sixth title, he'll match Michael Jordan's count.
While the debate of who is the best player of all time is quite subjective, it's fun to mull over.
Jordan added a little fuel to the fire with his comments promoting the NBA...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Forget all that stuff about Kobe Bryant returning from an Achilles' tendon injury this season. It'll happen at some point.
The real question involves next season. He might not return at all to the Lakers.
Bryant is entering the last nine months of his...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:23 AM
David Letterman gathered 10 legendary athletes at the Ed Sullivan Theatre on Monday to read off the evening's top 10 list on the "Late Show With David Letterman."
The topic was 10 career highlights from Madison Square Garden, and to share their...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Steve Nash is confident Kobe Bryant will quickly return to full strength after tearing his Achilles' tendon in April.
"If I were putting my money on it, I would say the sky’s the limit. As we know, he’s determined and focused as is out...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Some amazing giant signs are popping up around Los Angeles this week. One can be seen on the side of Staples Center. Another is on a billboard high above Hollywood Boulevard. The signs contain only one word, yet there can be no debate about its meaning....
| Jul 27, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Diana Taurasi got the biggest ovation Saturday. Candace Parker got the sterling silver Tiffany trophy.
During pre-game introductions at the 2013 WNBA All-Star Game, Taurasi got a bigger ovation than Tina Charles, bigger than Lindsay Whalen and even Maya...