| Jan 17, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Friday night's game between the Orlando Magic and the Charlotte Bobcats at Amway Center felt like a homecoming for eight members of the Bobcats' basketball operations staff.
Bobcats coach Steve Clifford, associate head coach Patrick Ewing and...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Position: Power forward
Who's the starter: Glen Davis
Why he's starting: Davis continues to recover from a fractured left foot he suffered midway through last season. Although he underwent surgery in early February, he required another surgery in July...
| Mar 3, 2013
Lakers 4, Philadelphia 76ers 2
An old dog, a new trickster and birth of 'Showtime'
"Showtime" began as 20-year-old rookie Magic Johnson inspired this talented team to first in the Pacific Division. After four close games in the...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Michael Jordan probably provided about 50,000 breathtaking moments during his basketball career. On MJ's 50th birthday, we try to capture some of his high points — adding up to 50.
2 — March 29, 1982: As a freshman at North Carolina, Jordan...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Why isn't it enough for fans to enjoy watching athletes based only on their skills and accomplishments? Why do we need to know about a player's personal life? Why do we need athletes to be nice people?
Those questions lead me to the most polarizing...
| May 16, 2013
It's not often you get to share the stage with a Hall of Fame coach. Rarer, still, is the opportunity to do so with one who has won so often in a championship-crossed town like Chicago.
Phil Jackson represents success to Bulls fans. He represents a...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:02 AM
The Dwight Howard drama is over with Thursday’s blockbuster trade (pending league approval.)
Our National Dwightmare is over — at least that’s what everybody says outside of Orlando. We know better.
It will never be over, not really....
| Mar 10, 2011
| 3:37 PM
Ask anybody associated with the 1990-91 Bulls about that scintillating season, and be prepared to hear two things: No, it doesn't feel like it has been 20 years. And Detroit sucks.
OK, so nobody actually said the latter. But as the organization...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The Orange County Regional History Center will begin its celebration of its 10th anniversary in the historic 1927 courthouse Saturday with a free party in front of the building. There will be carnival games, a bounce house, cotton candy and other treats...
| Feb 28, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Game stories -- The Los Angeles Times' Broderick Turner credits the Lakers' defense in their 90-87 victory Sunday over the Oklahoma City Thunder. -- The Oklahoman's John Rohde details how the Thunder allowed a double-digit lead to get away. -- The Daily...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 4:34 PM
In today's links we get into last night's victory over the Knicks, give an update on a former Magic great (hint: It's gotta be the goggles), and an ex-Magic guard is now on the open market. 1. Orlando Magic get big lift from reserves Richardson, Duhon...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Otis Smith has to go at the end of this season. He has been a disaster for the Magic. It was former GM John Weisbrod who drafted Dwight Howard and Jameer Nelson, and signed Hedo. This was the nucleus of the team that went to the finals. Smith, on the...