| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:07 PM
They aren’t Dwight Howard, not even close.
Combined, however, Nik Vucevic and Gustavo “Goose” Ayon make up one pretty decent center.
At least that was the assessment Thursday night in the Magic’s preseason loss to the...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 2:43 AM
Talk about being upstaged. Just as I was set to post my preseason All-ACC basketball team and predicted order of finish – this to advance the league’s media day Wednesday in Charlotte – the conference’s coaches released their...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Glen Davis hungered to be a leader from the moment the Orlando Magic acquired him last December.
He spoke often, loudly and boldly.
But he discovered words alone weren't enough to earn teammates' respect.
Now, almost a year after he joined the Magic,...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 10:42 AM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. —The Orlando Magic didn’t make it through this preseason unscathed.
Big man Gustavo Ayón will miss at least the next two weeks because of a sprained left thumb, coach Jacque Vaughn said after the team completed its...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:44 PM
The preseason ended mercifully on Friday and the question is obvious: What kind of team are the Magic going to be?
If they play defense like they did in a loss Friday night to the Houston Rockets, they will be awful. High-lottery pick awful.
| Apr 28, 2012
| 6:45 PM
What went right for the Magic
Jameer Nelson took charge, as you would expect from the veteran point guard. Nelson took things into his own hands. He scored 17 points and directed a near-flawless attack, with just one turnover for the first three...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 4:16 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — They will not admit to it.
They are in denial.
They refuse to acknowledge what they have become.
Right here, just a few miles from where the best basketball movie of all-time was filmed, the Orlando Magic are renouncing their...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 9:44 AM
INDIANAPOLIS — What do the Orlando Magic need to do to win Game 2 of their playoff series against the Indiana Pacers tonight?
Here are five points of emphasis:
1. Glen Davis on the blocks: In Orlando’s Game 1 win, Davis did a superb job...
| May 2, 2012
| 9:09 PM
The Orlando Magic are in trouble.
Almost nothing is working. The Indiana Pacers’ starters overwhelm their starters in the first and third quarters. The Magic’s vaunted 3-point shooting and Ryan Anderson have disappeared. And Roy Hibbert...
| May 2, 2012
| 2:26 PM
The Pacers weren't taking any chances on the road, they never let off the gas to drop the Magic by double digits in Orlando 97-74. The Blue and Gold took an early 11 point advantage in the first quarter and never gave up the lead, even as Glen Davis...
| May 4, 2012
| 5:06 PM
When Ryan Anderson was in the eighth grade, his junior high coach told him he would not be able to play college basketball. When he was a high-school junior, most major-college programs overlooked him. When the Orlando Magic traded for Vince Carter and...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Stan Van Gundy said today he will go with the same starting lineup of Jameer Nelson, Jason Richardson, Hedo Turkoglu, Ryan Anderson and Glen Davis when the Magic host the Pacers in Game 4 of their series Saturday afternoon.
But Van Gundy did say he...