| Jan 1, 2012
| 10:34 PM
It is too early to draw any firm conclusions, but the Orlando Magic offense looks different in one area so far this season.
The Magic, especially Jason Richardson and Hedo Turkoglu, are attacking the hoop more often than in recent years.
| Jan 2, 2012
| 10:44 PM
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — The Orlando Magic know there will be plenty of nights in this compressed NBA season in which they will feel lethargic. They also know any team is bound to produce a bad performance sooner or later as it completes a pair of...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 8:24 PM
As the Orlando Magic’s game against the Chicago Bulls on Friday night approached, Dwight Howard said the Magic had not faced much adversity so far in this strange, compressed regular season.
So how would the team handle hardship when it...
| 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,...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Stan Van Gundy believes statistics can tell objective truths about basketball teams.
And when he examines the numbers, particularly the defensive numbers, he dislikes what the numbers say about the Orlando Magic.
The Magic entered their game Friday...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 10:04 AM
The Orlando Magic’s top mission tonight against the Cleveland Cavaliers: slowing down rookie point guard Kyrie Irving.
Irving has averaged 23.2 points, 5.4 rebounds and 7.6 assists in his last five games, and he's also shot 40.0 percent from 3-...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 8:17 PM
The Orlando Magic offense can be a fragile thing.
Orlando can be a dangerous team when players move the ball energetically and take advantage of their All-NBA center by playing inside-out. But the Magic typically struggle when the ball movement wanes;...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:26 PM
The Orlando Magic's freefall continued Thursday.
On the day Stan Van Gundy claimed Dwight Howard wants him fired -- a charge Howard has denied -- the Magic lost their fifth consecutive game for the first time in Van Gundy's five-year tenure.
| Apr 7, 2012
| 10:42 PM
PHILADELPHIA — When it ended, Stan Van Gundy stood in the tunnel that connects Wells Fargo Center’s game court to the visitors’ locker room, and he greeted players as they walked off the floor.
“A gutsy win!” he told Glen...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 8:21 PM
Stan Van Gundy and many of his players claim that their team rejuvenated its spirit in recent days. They cannot pinpoint how it happened, exactly. They only say that something changed just before or during their gritty win Saturday night in Philadelphia....
| Jan 11, 2012
| 11:34 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Orlando Magic finally have a signature win, and it doesn’t matter to them that they needed to hang on for their basketball lives at the very end.
They ventured into one of the toughest venues in the NBA, dominated a...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 2:04 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Dwight Howard has admired Wilt Chamberlain for years.
The Orlando Magic superstar watches old film of Chamberlain’s game. Howard reads books about him. Howard even has spoken with some of Wilt the Stilt’s former...