| Nov 30, 2011
| 5:12 PM
Otis Smith wants nothing more than to retain superstar center Dwight Howard for the long term, but in an interview Wednesday, the Orlando Magic's general manager wouldn’t rule out trading Howard if he has no other choice.
“I think you have...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 6:06 PM
Dwight Howard could not have been more clear Thursday about his long-term intentions.
He is sticking by his request to be traded from the Orlando Magic.
"It still stands," Howard said.
Asked whether he fluctuates day to day, he answered, "There is no...
| 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...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 11:10 AM
“Player development” is one of the most commonly used phrases around Amway Center these days. So it would be easy to conclude that player development has been an Orlando Magic weakness over the last few years.
That conclusion would be...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 10:07 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY — The way the Orlando Magic offense performed Christmas night, you would have thought the team has an entirely new cast, not just a couple of additions here and there.
Two frustrating scoring draughts — each lasting about a...
| May 21, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Coach Stan Van Gundy and General Manager Otis Smith did not want the uncertainty about their futures with the Orlando Magic to drag on and on.
The doubts have ended, and the Magic have begun an overhaul of their basketball-operations department that...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 11:10 PM
Quentin Richardson and Chris Duhon have been buried on the Orlando Magic bench since mid-December.
But on Tuesday night, they brought the Magic new life.
The duo helped the Magic overcome an 11-point deficit late in the third quarter and beat the new-...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 10:54 PM
MIAMI — When the final buzzer sounded, Jason Richardson clasped both sides of his head.
Jameer Nelson pumped his right fist and turned toward Dwight Howard. The two co-captains exchanged high-fives.
Coach Stan Van Gundy raised both arms into the...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 10:05 PM
The Orlando Magic may have saved their season Tuesday night.
And to do it, they relied on a tried-and-true formula: an improved defense, a critical hustle play by Jameer Nelson and a 48-minute dose of Dwight Howard.
Riding another Herculean...
| May 17, 2012
| 9:33 PM
What are we waiting for here? A mea culpa from Stan Van Gundy apologizing for calling out his star player? An ‘oops, my bad’ from Otis Smith for trading for Jason Richardson and Hedo Turkoglu and giving up a solid big man and a much more...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 4:38 AM
LeBron James, Miami Heat, Erik Spoelstra, Billy Donovan, Gators, FSU: Who will win Mikey?...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The Orlando Magic have problems to address. But those problems are not the result of bad player development....