| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In a town where perception is reality, get ready for a season of the surreal.
The Lakers aren't the Lakers. The Clippers aren't the Clippers.
Kobe Bryant isn't Kobe Bryant. Steve Nash isn't Steve Nash. The Buss aura isn't the Buss aura.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Orlando still feels like home to J.J. Redick.
It sure felt that way Wednesday night as Redick's new team, the Los Angeles Clippers, faced Redick's first team, the Orlando Magic, at Amway Center.
The crowd gave Redick a loud ovation when public-address...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:08 PM
And then there were three.
Rodney "Sid" Powell, David Steele and Pat Williams are The Last Men Standing – the only full-time employees who have been with the Magic since the franchise's inaugural 1989 season.
Powell is the club's popular...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:05 PM
BOSTON — In a way, Boston is home to Orlando Magic guard E'Twaun Moore, even though he grew up in East Chicago, Ind.
The Boston Celtics used the 55th overall pick of the 2011 NBA Draft to select Moore out of Purdue, and Monday night's game between...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:08 PM
The Lakers are 6-7, lingering in the bottom half of the Western Conference and running on a treadmill the size of a franchise while awaiting the return of Kobe Bryant.
But how will Bryant look? What's the deal with Steve Nash? Who took over Jordan Hill'...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Was it the fadeaway jumper he made over Nick Young? The step-back shot that was too much for Xavier Henry?
The proof must have been on the practice court for the Lakers, who just committed two more years and $48.5 million to Kobe Bryant before really...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:15 PM
The Lakers experienced an early day, a 9 a.m. charter flight to Washington D.C.
As usual, Kobe Bryant was up before any of them.
He signed a two-year contract extension Monday morning for $48.5 million that stands to keep him with the Lakers until...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 3:13 PM
A weird sort of swirl surrounds Magic shooting guard Arron Afflalo.
He's playing so well you can make a case that he should be in the All-Star Game. He's playing so well you can make a case that he should be traded.
Odd scenario, no?
But these are...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Not to mimic the DirecTV commercial, but when you no longer can stomach wall-to-wall coverage NBA summer leagues, you start to scan through all that is written about free agency and those poised to challenge the Miami Heat. And when you start to read...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:20 PM
A lot has happened to the Lakers since General Manager Mitch Kupchak last spoke to reporters.
Dwight Howard left for Houston despite the Lakers' very public campaign to keep him. Metta World Peace was waived via the amnesty provision and quickly...
| 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...