May 20, 2016

Orlando Magic hand coaching reins to Vogel: source

The Orlando Magic moved quickly to fill their coaching vacancy, agreeing to a deal with Frank Vogel just a week after the position suddenly became available. Vogel and Magic officials met during the day Thursday and reached a deal, which will not be final ...

May 13, 2016

Magic coach Skiles resigns after one season in charge

Scott Skiles surprisingly resigned as coach of the Orlando Magic after just one season and team executives insist they never saw it coming. The Magic were busy Thursday trying to play spin control while also trying to make sense of the seemingly sudden decision ...

Warriors win record 45th straight at home

Mar 8, 2016

Warriors win record 45th straight at home

As all the records keep piling up for Stephen Curry, he is far from ready to pick a favorite. There’s still too much yet to accomplish — like that best-ever Chicago Bulls’ mark of 72 wins, another championship, maybe the MVP again. Curry scored ...

Curry pours in 51 in win

Feb 26, 2016

Curry pours in 51 in win

Stephen Curry’s smile gave way to laughter. The reigning MVP received an inbounds pass following a free throw, took a couple of dribbles past midcourt before launching a 13-meter shot that banked in at the buzzer. The crowd rose to its feet, Curry lifted ...

Wizards keep Magic under their spell

Jan 10, 2016

Wizards keep Magic under their spell

The Washington Wizards have dominated the Orlando Magic over the past three seasons, and All-Star guard John Wall is a big reason why. Wall scored 24 points, handed out 10 assists and controlled the tempo from start to finish as the Wizards beat the ...

Off-target Pacers do enough to beat Magic

Jan 7, 2016

Off-target Pacers do enough to beat Magic

It wasn’t Indiana’s best shooting night, not by a long shot. But the Pacers made enough shots and played enough defense to beat the Orlando Magic 95-86 on Wednesday. “They had a lot of open misses and so did we,” Pacers guard George Hill. ...

Magic deal first defeat to Raptors

Nov 7, 2015

Magic deal first defeat to Raptors

With several early season matchups against playoff-caliber teams, the Orlando Magic have been flirting with posting a signature win. They finally got one, at the expense of one of the league’s hottest teams. Tobias Harris had 20 points, including what turned out to be ...

Westbrook lifts Thunder with 48 points in 2OT win

Oct 31, 2015

Westbrook lifts Thunder with 48 points in 2OT win

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant have delivered plenty of highlights during their NBA careers. Their latest stole and then saved a game the Orlando Magic seemed poised to win. Westbrook banked in a 3-pointer from just inside midcourt at the end of regulation on ...

Thompson diagnosed with concussion

May 30, 2015

Thompson diagnosed with concussion

The initial hit caused Klay Thompson plenty of pain. The final diagnosis delivered another blow to him and the Golden State Warriors as they prepare for the NBA Finals. Two days after he got kneed in the head by Houston’s Trevor Ariza, the Warriors ...

Magic fire Vaughn

Feb 6, 2015

Magic fire Vaughn

For several weeks, Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan has felt the team has been stuck in a rut. He’s hoping a change of leadership on the bench will get them out of it. Citing a “stalled” growth process, the Magic fired Jacque Vaughn ...

Veteran bigs lead Grizzlies

Jan 27, 2015

Veteran bigs lead Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies closed out their longest homestand of the season by dominating another struggling visitor from the Eastern Conference. Zach Randolph had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Marc Gasol added 16 points and 10 boards, and Memphis beat the Orlando Magic 103-94 on ...