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  • Schmitz's Take: Magic, Bobcats on different paths

    Schmitz's Take: Magic, Bobcats on different paths
    After I asked Magic owner Rich DeVos how he was doing Friday night, DeVos, from his wheelchair, said, “I wish my team was winning more.” Maybe some day, but not anytime soon. The Magic lost their 10th consecutive game Friday night, the...
  • Elvin Hayes Likes The Look Of The New AAC

    HOUSTON — As the Houston Cougars' radio analyst, Elvin Hayes is at every game, but when the Big E walks into Hofheinz, it is still far from routine. One of the legendary names of basketball, Hayes, 68, savors what he is doing now and marvels at how...
  • Nik Vucevic looks to make gains during his third NBA season

    Nik Vucevic looks to make gains during his third NBA season
    Position: Center Who's the starter: Nik Vucevic Why he's starting: Vucevic, 23, exceeded all expectations in his first year as a Magic player last season. He proved to be a superb rebounder on both ends of he court, and he finished second in the NBA...
  • Orlando Magic fall to the Phoenix Suns 104-96 as Goran Dragic dominates

    Orlando Magic fall to the Phoenix Suns 104-96 as Goran Dragic dominates
    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&...
  • Meet Orlando Magic GM finalist Jeff Bower

     
    A look at Orlando Magic GM finalist Jeff Bower....
  • Potential Orlando Magic general manager candidates

    The Orlando Magic and Otis Smith, the team’s president of basketball operations and general manager, have parted ways. The Magic historically have promoted from within, elevating John Weisbrod to the general manager’s job in March 2004 and...
  • Hornets trade Okafor, Ariza to Washington for Rashard Lewis

    Hornets trade Okafor, Ariza to Washington for Rashard Lewis
    The Hornets are clearing cap space and getting younger. New Orleans traded center Emeka Okafor and forward Trevor Ariza to Washington for Wizards forward Rashard Lewis and a second round draft pick, #46 in next Thursday's draft. Okafor and Ariza were...
  • Why the Hornets trade involving Okafor and Ariza is a good one

    Why the Hornets trade involving Okafor and Ariza is a good one
    When the hornets landed the first pick in the draft, Emeka Okafor, with his $28 million owed over the next two seasons, was a goner. And when Monty Williams benched Trevor Ariza for the last ten games of the season to play Al Farouq Aminu, Ariza was as...
  • Jim Calhoun's Best Work: His Top Players

    One of the selling points UConn coach Jim Calhoun would use on would-be Huskies was the coach's success of getting players to the next level. In his career Calhoun coached many first-team All-Americans and NBA lottery picks. Here are some of the best:...
  • Jim Calhoun Timeline: The Career Of A Hall Of Fame Coach

    Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass. Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960) Head Coaching Career: Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69 Westport...
  • Just as Shaq did, Dwight leaves Magic feeling hollow, hopeless

    Just as Shaq did, Dwight leaves Magic feeling hollow, hopeless
    Sadness. That is all. Just sadness. Hollow, hopeless, heartbreaking sadness. That is what it feels like to be a Magic fan right now. Not anger. Not blame. Not even relief. Not now. Not when you are forced to say goodbye to Dwight Howard, the...
  • Los Heat ganan con marca individual de James; Pacers, imparables

    Los Heat ganan con marca individual de James; Pacers, imparables
    Nada detiene a los Heat de Miami y a su estrella LeBron James, que volvieron a ser protagonistas de la jornada de la NBA con un nuevo triunfo, el décimo consecutivo, y marca individual. James logró el triple-doble número 35 de su carrera y los Heat...