| Mar 15, 2014
| 6:59 PM
The Phoenix Suns have been like an eight-minute miler who stayed with the elite pack in a marathon through Mile 18. They're fading a bit now, needing a late push to cross the finish line among the top runners.
Either way, it's been quite the rush for...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:56 PM
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&...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Hedo Turkoglu remains on the Orlando Magic’s roster for now, but his days playing for the team are over.
Although team officials and Turkoglu’s camp have not reached a buyout deal, both sides have agreed that Turkoglu will not join the...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Memories are flooding over Marcin Gortat today.
His pro basketball career gained traction here. In his three and a half seasons with the Orlando Magic, he...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:45 PM
HEDO TURKOGLU, SMALL FORWARD
HT: 6-10 WT: 220 COLLEGE: None
AGE: Turns 34 on March 19, 2013.
NBA SEASONS: 2012-13 is his 13th.
TWITTER HANDLE: @hidoturkoglu15
| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Joe Rogowski, the Orlando Magic’s head strength and conditioning coach, is leaving the team to join the Houston Rockets.
It’s a difficult loss for the Magic, because Rogowski is widely regarded as one of the best strength coaches in the NBA....
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Forget all that stuff about Kobe Bryant returning from an Achilles' tendon injury this season. It'll happen at some point.
The real question involves next season. He might not return at all to the Lakers.
Bryant is entering the last nine months of his...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:27 PM
If newly signed free agents Chris Kaman, Nick Young and Wesley Johnson don't excite Lakers fans, there's that rarely uttered phrase by the franchise that's won 16 championships — wait till next summer.
The rebuilding will begin after a 2013-14...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 4:04 PM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first two entries in a series of 14, the Lakers were ruled better than the New Orleans Pelicans but not as good as the Oklahoma City Thunder.
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak doesn't see the virtue in tanking the season for a lottery pick.
"The ping-pong lottery thing, even if you have the very worst team in the NBA, you're not guaranteed to get the first pick," Kupchak said Thursday to...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 6:51 PM
The Orlando Magic seemed outmanned from the jump Sunday night.
Two starters sat out because of injuries. The Phoenix Suns fielded a rugged, more experienced frontcourt. The Magic even failed to sell out a regular-season home game for the first time since...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 10:50 PM
Orlando Magic fans wanted the franchise to make a major splash during Thursday night's 2011 NBA draft. Even superstar Dwight Howard hoped something would be done to upgrade the roster.
Acquiring a pair of second-round selections, University of Richmond...