| 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...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Have you heard Miami coach Al Golden's comments this week about how "fortunate" the Hurricanes are for the "opportunity" to play high-powered Florida State and the Seminoles' Heisman-esque quarterback Jameis Winston?...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:18 PM
The Magic were showing off the kind of big star from their past that they need in their future.
As part of their 25th anniversary season, they honored Tracy McGrady during their home opener on Friday night. He'd have given them 10 minutes if they had...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Grant Hill retired as a basketball player a few months ago, but he's not done working.
He's a partner in Penta Mezzanine Fund, an Orlando-based private investment firm he co-founded.
He's done some public speaking.
And he's plunged into the world of...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:31 PM
J.J. Redick padded out of the visitor's dressing room Wednesday morning, heading to the Amway Center court for practice in his stocking feet.
"Where are my shoes?" Redick said to anyone within listening distance.
Redick ran into Rodney "Sid" Powell,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Orlando still feels like home to J.J. Redick.
It sure felt that way Wednesday night as Redick's new team, the Los Angeles Clippers, faced Redick's first team, the Orlando Magic, at Amway Center.
The crowd gave Redick a loud ovation when public-address...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Rashard Lewis has stepped inside Amway Center plenty of times, but Wednesday night was a first for him.
It was the first time he's walked into the arena as an NBA champion.
Lewis, who played in four seasons for the Orlando Magic, is still savoring the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:17 PM
As the Magic meet up again with Dwight Howard on Sunday, we rank the best and worst trades in the franchise's 25-year history:
1.Pawning of Stevie Franchise: Former Magic GM Otis Smith pulled off his best trade, persuading the New York...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 12:26 PM
If you haven't noticed, the Orlando Magic began a fan vote Friday to pick "the top moment in Magic history" because this is the team's 25th anniversary. Another reason for the various anniversary celebrations could be to use as a distraction away from...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:14 PM
The Magic are commemorating their 25th anniversary by bringing back their greatest players, and that requires the franchise to take the high road. We're talking nose-bleed high.
The Magic are working on plans to honor Shaquille O'Neal and Penny Hardaway...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:53 PM
The Orlando Magic’s 2013 offseason has been notable so far because of its relative inactivity.
As some teams made major trades or significant free-agent signings, the Magic have stood pat. Their key move was their decision to use the second...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 3:09 PM
In the wake of Tracy McGrady's retirement announcement earlier this week, let me just say this:
T-Mac was undoubtedly a great talent, but he will also go down as one of the great underachievers in NBA history.
I covered his entire tenure with the...