| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Let’s face it: Tonight begins another long, losing season for the Magic.
The franchise’s 25th anniversary season couldn’t have come at a better time: Celebrating past success can give fans some comfort that the bad times don’t...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Orlando Magic at Indiana Pacers
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis
BROADCAST: TV — Fox Sports Florida. RADIO — 580 AM (WDBO). SPANISH BROADCAST — elorlandomagic.com.
1. Tough test: This is a...
| 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...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:54 PM
The Orlando Magic on Saturday will exercise their 2014-15 team options on Maurice Harkless, Tobias Harris, Andrew Nicholson and Nik Vucevic, the Orlando Sentinel has learned.
Under NBA rules regarding former first-round draft picks, a team has until...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:26 AM
His postgame interviews done, Solomon Jones gathered his wallet and car keys to leave Amway Center around 9:45 Friday night.
That's when he learned that Orlando Magic General Manager Rob Hennigan needed to see him.
"Oh, here it comes," Jones remembers...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:49 AM
No team in NBA history struggled as badly to reach the free-throw line as last season's Orlando Magic.
The problem wasn't making foul shots.
The problem was generating opportunities to take them.
The 2012-13 Magic averaged just 16.6 free-throw...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Even impartial observers Sunday night had to feel sorry for Detroit Pistons rookie Peyton Siva.
Injuries to other Pistons guards forced Siva to play 47 minutes.
It would've been tough under any circumstances. But here's what made it even rougher: Siva...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:58 PM
As the Orlando Magic's radio play-by-play announcer, Dennis Neumann spends his working life describing the athletic exploits of others.
But one week from Sunday, Neumann, his stepson and one of his stepdaughters will do something few pro athletes ever...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Nick Calathes grew up in Central Florida. As a kid, he played on teams affiliated with the Junior Magic and Florida Basketball & Volleyball Association, and he attended Orlando Magic games whenever he could. Even before he was a teenager, he'd play...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Orlando Magic officials know Victor Oladipo will struggle at times during his rookie season, especially since Oladipo is learning how to run an offense as a point guard.
Wednesday was one of those rough nights.
In 20 minutes during the Magic's 108-104...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:46 PM
HOUSTON — Dwight Howard knows what people think.
In Central Florida, many people who once adored him now regard him as a villain because he forced the Orlando Magic to trade him in 2012. In Southern California, many call him a "coward" because...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:34 PM
DALLAS — Monday night for the Orlando Magic began with a look at the franchise's future. By sending out Victor Oladipo, Maurice Harkless, Tobias Harris, Kyle O'Quinn and Nik Vucevic for the opening tipoff, the Magic's starting five against the...