| Jul 14, 2012
| 1:10 PM
One day as Mark Aguirre was taking the L from his West Side home to DePaul for another recruiting visit that included a Cubs game, the feeling hit him. Aguirre still struggles to describe the sensation now, almost 35 years later.
"I just suddenly...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 6:30 PM
In the NBA, salary-cap space is a valuable commodity because it helps teams to sign free agents and acquire players in trades. So how does Orlando Magic’s payroll stack up? This chart will give you an idea.
Using databases from the websites...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Reinforcements should arrive just as the Orlando Magic play one of the more important games of their regular season.
Jameer Nelson expects to play tonight against the Charlotte Bobcats after he missed almost all of Sunday night’s game in Denver...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 2:51 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — The Orlando Magic will enter their first-round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers as underdogs. How do the teams compare?
Jameer Nelson's offensive stats are up since Dwight Howard's absence facilitated ball...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 8:35 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — The way experts talked about the first-round playoff series between the Orlando Magic and the Indiana Pacers, you would've thought the Magic had no chance without Dwight Howard.
The Magic silenced that talk Saturday night....
| Mar 3, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Point guard Jameer Nelson missed his sixth consecutive game on Sunday, sitting out when the Orlando Magic lost 108-82 to the Memphis Grizzlies at Amway Center.
Nelson has a bruised patellar tendon in his left knee.
"He's day-to-day," Magic coach...
| Feb 16, 2013
The paragraph, taken from a 1992 Tribune story, is humorous with hindsight.
Simeon, the 1980s power that produced a Class AA championship and two Illinois Mr. Basketball winners, had just lost back-to-back December games to Mount Carmel and Young, a...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 12:35 PM
It used to be that this is where prospects were unearthed, careers salvaged.
Bruce Bowen. Udonis Haslem. Anthony Carter. Joel Anthony.
For years, it had been an immense source of pride for Pat Riley and those on his Miami Heat staff.
| Dec 22, 2012
| 3:16 PM
A year ago at this time, the NBA was getting ready to get started.
To a degree, that's the case again this season, only this time it has nothing to do with a lockout.
Yes, the New York Knicks have had their moments, the Oklahoma City...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 4:35 PM
I'll be posting updates throughout the D12 All-Star game from here at the UCF Arena. The most recent updates will be at the top. And to answer a common question, I'm not aware of an online stream of the game. UPDATE: The Internet at the UCF Arena went out...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 4:35 PM
If you’re wondering just what the price of solidarity is going for these days….well, it’s high. Astronomically high. The cost of Kobe’s conviction to the union cause if there’s no season: $25 million. I have to hand it to NBA...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Magic center Dwight Howard, who attended the inauguration of Barack Obama, is apparently going to join his re-election campaign — on the court. ESPN.com has reported that Howard has committed to play in the Dec. 12 exhibition game in Washington D.C....