| Mar 16, 2012
| 10:14 AM
With questions about Dwight Howard’s short-term future and their own short-term futures now settled, the Orlando Magic looked ahead toward the rest of their 2011-12 season today. They held a shootaround and film-review session to prepare for their...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:09 PM
NETS 100, PACERS 84: Deron Williams poured in 30 points and added nine assists as the Nets used a fourth-quarter surge to surge past visiting Indiana.
New Jersey outscored Indiana 31-17 in the pivotal final frame to finish 2-1 on its three-game...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 6:06 PM
Dwight Howard could not have been more clear Thursday about his long-term intentions.
He is sticking by his request to be traded from the Orlando Magic.
"It still stands," Howard said.
Asked whether he fluctuates day to day, he answered, "There is no...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:11 AM
MIAMI — The events of Dec. 18, 2010 — exactly one year ago today — will be remembered as a crucial turning point for the Orlando Magic.
The team completed two major trades:
• In the first trade, the Magic sent Vince Carter, Marcin...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 5:21 PM
So there I was, covering Northwestern's college football upset at Nebraska -- or was it Manchester United's soccer game in Seattle? -- when the email landed: "When is Ask K.C. coming back?"
That answer is easy and short: Now. Here are some longer answers...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Good is not great enough.
Just ask Bruce Weber.
Weber couldn't sustain greatness at Illinois. He reached it, lost it, tried for it, prayed for it, approached it but couldn't sustain it. Something always was missing. So athletic director Mike Thomas,...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 12:58 PM
For Orlando Magic fans, games against the New Jersey Nets in recent years probably felt like a nuisance, like minor speed bumps on the way to the playoffs.
Not now that Dwight Howard has the Nets on his short list of preferred trade...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 2:45 PM
The most intriguing games on the Orlando Magic schedule have typically involved the Boston Celtics, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Miami Heat.
These days, that distinction belongs to the New Jersey Nets.
Dwight Howard's desire to be traded to New Jersey...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 8:57 PM
No one needed a reminder, but Dwight Howard on Thursday night demonstrated why the Orlando Magic are desperate to keep him and why the New Jersey Nets are equally anxious to acquire him.
He gathered rebound after rebound. He swatted away shots, sending...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 10:24 AM
Stan Van Gundy will start Jameer Nelson, Jason Richardson, Hedo Turkoglu, Ryan Anderson and Dwight Howard when the Orlando Magic host the New Jersey Nets at 7 tonight at Amway Center.
So no surprises there.
Van Gundy wants the Magic to be prepared for...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 8:52 PM
The truest mission statement for the Magic is not about winning a title this season.
It's about keeping Dwight Howard in town.
Can't accomplish one without the other, anyway.
To update, as of Thursday, nothing has changed on the Howard trade front,...