| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:00 PM
At this stage of his career, Jason Maxiell doesn't need a spot start to boost his confidence. He's about to begin his ninth NBA season, and he knows his role with the rebuilding Orlando Magic. Team officials expect him to provide energy off the bench...
| 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 17, 2013
| 1:38 PM
If you watch an Orlando Magic game, even a preseason exhibition, you'll see Kyle O'Quinn dive on the floor for loose basketballs, sacrifice his body by taking charges and, when he's on the bench, cheer passionately for teammates.
That's his nature,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:13 PM
As with any rookie, first-round draft pick Victor Oladipo has some rough edges to smooth out in the days, weeks and months ahead. But after he completed his first official practice as a member of the Orlando Magic on Tuesday, one thing was already clear....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The town of Bar, Montenegro, sits on the Adriatic Sea. During the day, its 20,000 inhabitants flock to beaches and coffeehouses. On warm nights, people stroll along one of the main streets, giving the place a family atmosphere. Historic churches and...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Some statistics can be twisted.
The Orlando Magic ranked 25th in the NBA in defensive efficiency last season, allowing opponents to score 106.7 points per 100 possessions. Those numbers — perhaps more than any others — explain...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 12:03 PM
As Orlando Magic scouts and front-office executives prepared for the 2013 NBA Draft, they asked countless questions about the top prospects. Team officials contacted high-school coaches, college coaches, strength-and-conditioning specialists —...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Orlando Magic players, coaches and support staffers assembled on Amway Center's practice court a bit before 10 Sunday morning. The team split into small groups, with three players clustered around each basket to shoot free throws.
Coach Jacque Vaughn...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:36 PM
All summer, and throughout these first days of fall, Orlando Magic players have tried to add new wrinkles to their respective games.
Arron Afflalo did grueling workouts designed to improve his endurance and, therefore, make him a more rugged defender....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:38 PM
JACKSONVILLE — The Orlando Magic want their own minor-league affiliate within the state of Florida, and Wednesday night's preseason exhibition against the New Orleans Pelicans offered the city of Jacksonville an informal audition for a potential NBA...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Andrew Nicholson followed the same routine all offseason. He'd arrive early at Amway Center, lift weights for 90 minutes and then refine his game on the practice court.
Nicholson saved the last portion of his on-court workouts for 3-point shooting. He...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Nik Vucevic is one of the nicest players on the Orlando Magic roster.
Polite and generally soft-spoken, Vucevic once last season knocked an opposing big man to the ground and then asked, "Are you all right?"
So what happened during the Magic's 110-105...