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  • NBA free agents: Updates on Class of 2012

    <b>NBA free agents:</b> Updates on Class of 2012
    An updated look at NBA free agents. Who has signed, who is still available, who has become available: Best of who is left: Kenyon Martin, Josh Howard, Derek Fisher, Chris Andersen, Mickael Pietrus, Mehmet Okur (retired), Maurice Evans, Ryan Gomes,...
  • Jameer Nelson misses sixth consecutive game

    Jameer Nelson misses sixth consecutive game
    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...
  • Magic fire Stan Van Gundy, part ways with GM Otis Smith

    Magic fire Stan Van Gundy, part ways with GM Otis Smith
    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...
  • Robbins’ Morning Magic: If Howard tries to force trade, Magic are in trouble

     
    The Chris Paul Lakers trade fiasco is a bizarre start to the season....
  • Robbins’ Morning Magic: Team’s roster will start taking shape

     
    The Orlando Magic's roster will start taking shape over the next 36 hours....
  • 2011-12 Free-Agent Focus: Tony Battie

     
    Josh Robbins and I are spotlighting some free agents who could fulfill the Magic’s biggest needs: a shooting guard if the team doesn’t re-sign Jason Richardson, a backup center and point guard if the team uses the amnesty provision on...
  • 76ers coach Doug Collins looks ahead to tonight’s game | Video

     
    Philadelphia 76ers coach Doug Collins expects to use the same lineup tonight against the Orlando Magic that he’s been using in the Sixers’ recent games: Jrue Holiday, Jodie Meeks, Andre Iguodala, Elton Brand and Lavoy Allen....
  • Rasheed Wallace in Orlando?

     
    Magic GM Otis Smith acknowledged to the Sentinel that Rasheed Wallace's name has been brought up by some coaches and Dwight Howard's dad to fill that vacant big-man slot. Howard Sr. even mentioned that Wallace might be just what the Magic need — a...
  • Where do Magic trades rank all-time?

     
    What's the best trade the Magic have ever made? The worst? Is it the recent blockbuster deals on the same day that netted Gilbert Arenas, Jason Richardson and Hedo Turkoglu and sent Vince Carter, Rashard Lewis and Marcin Gortat packing? Or was it the...
  • Orlando Magic and NBA News: Friday, Jan. 7

     
    In today's links, we tackle Kobe Bryant's practice habits, an update on Shaquille O'Neal, more discussion on a potential backup big man for Orlando, and even more commentary on the Magic's trades. 1. Stan Van Gundy and Jeff Van Gundy share a close bond...
  • Pictures: Magic scramble to 1-point win over 76ers in overtime

     
    Orlando center Dwight Howard (middle) is fouled by Philadelphia center Tony Battie, left, during the Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic NBA game at the Amway Center on Wednesday, January 19, 2011. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel) To see more pictures...
  • Orlando Magic need a Dwight Howard backup plan to win NBA championship

    Orlando Magic need a Dwight Howard backup plan to win NBA championship
    One more piece, Otis. One more piece that allows you to go from Major Fail to Major Coup. Snag a serviceable backup center, and the Orlando Magic are right there in the conversation of NBA championship contenders. As good as they look now, the...