Doc Rivers returned to Boston as a visitor, meeting cheers and his Celtics successor in a 96-88 win.
SI mag: How Love puts up numbers like KareemUpdated 24 hours ago Share TweetThis story appears in the Dec. 16, 2013, issue of Sports Illustrated. You can subscribe to the magazine here and purchase the digital edition here.
The Knicks can stop wearing their orange alternate jerseys if they want toUpdated Dec 9 (3 days ago) Share TweetAfter a pair of blowout wins over the Brooklyn Nets and Orlando Magic late last week, the New York Knicks suffered their worst defeat of the season on Sunday, a 114-73 drubbing at the hands of the Atlantic Division-leading Boston Celtics that stands as …
The Rockets Wish Dwight Howard A Happy Birthday With Silly StringUpdated Dec 9 (3 days ago) Share TweetOne of the craziest things about Dwight Howard, is the fact he only turned 28 yesterday. As part of his birthday celebration, Howard’s old team, the Orlando Magic, stopped by the Toyota Center in Houston to take on Howard’s Rockets. Howard scored 20 poi…
Iman Shumpert With The Poster Dunk As The Knicks Rout The MagicUpdated Dec 7 (5 days ago) Share TweetThe New York Knicks got their second consecutive win last night when the Orlando Magic came to visit Madison Square Garden. After the Magic went up three in the first quarter, the Knicks outscored them by 41 points the rest of the way for a 121-83 victo…
Who Is The No. 3 Team In The NBA’s Eastern Conference?Updated Dec 6 (6 days ago) Share TweetThe Eastern Conference has turned into a two-man race after the first month of the season. With Indiana getting off to such a hot start, and Miami — at least before their recent 2-game losing streak — honing in on a three-peat, the East’s two best teams…Share TweetWhen he was sidelined by a rib injury following a Nov. 26 loss to the Orlando Magic, Kyle Korver had made a 3-point shot in 88 consecutive games. When he returned to the lineup for the Atlanta Hawks' Wednesday night showdown with the Los Angeles Clipper…
90 NBA Players Reveal Their Favorite Pregame MusicUpdated Dec 4 Share TweetGo into any locker room in the NBA… actually, go into any locker room in the country and you’ll hear some Meek Mill. Some Jigga. Some Drake. Music and basketball. The NBA and hip-hop. It all goes together. With the season in full swing, we figured it wa…Share TweetRookie guards Michael Carter-Williams and Victor Oladipo made a bit of NBA history on Tuesday night, and all it took them was a combined 98-plus minutes of work. (They can handle it. They're young.)In the final 61 seconds of a double-overtime contest be…
Ariza, Wall drive Wiz past Magic, to .500Updated Dec 2 Share TweetTrevor Ariza scored 24 points, John Wall had 16 points and 13 assists, and the Washington Wizards beat the Orlando Magic 98-80 on Monday night.
Magic Johnson tells Oprah about revealing his HIV diagnosis to his Lakers teammates (Video)Updated Nov 27 Share TweetLos Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson will appear on an episode of "Oprah's Next Chapter" this coming Sunday, Dec. 1 — which is also World AIDS Day — for an in-depth interview with Oprah Winfrey about, among other things, the HIV diagnosis t…Share TweetI guess Victor Oladipo felt like he needed to step his slam game up after John Wall jacked his 360 steez on Tuesday. That's good news for us, but bad news for the Atlanta Hawks' frontcourt tandem of Al Horford and Paul Millsap: Get up, gentlemen. (And y…Share TweetScrappy Orlando kept things interesting on Saturday night at American Airlines Arena in Miami. The in-state Magic played like they were at home, jumping out to a 16-point halftime lead over the 2-time defending champs. LeBron James and the Heat came bac…
LeBron's late jumper caps Heat's comebackUpdated Nov 23 Share TweetLeBron James' jumper with 15.1 seconds left put Miami ahead for good, and the Heat rallied from 16 points down in the second half to beat the Orlando Magic 101-99 on Saturday night.
Watch Chris Bosh Trap Glen Davis’ Shot Against The Rim & BackboardUpdated Nov 23 Share TweetIt’s not often you see this happen, but in Glen Davis‘ first game back on the floor for the Magic since January, the Heat’s Chris Bosh reminded him how difficult it can be to score in the NBA and inadvertently wedges the ball between the backboard and r…Share TweetAfter sitting out a week to address lingering knee issues, Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade practiced Friday and expects to return for Saturday's game against Orlando.
Chris Paul Breaks Magic Johnson’s Double-Double Record; Praises Him On TwitterUpdated Nov 21 Share TweetDuring last night’s 102-98 Clippers victory in Minnesota, Chris Paul recorded an NBA-record 12th consecutive double-double to start the NBA season with 20 points and 11 assists. The guy who held the previous record, an ever-gracious Magic Johnson, tweet…
LeBron, Wade-less Heat roll past MagicUpdated Nov 21 Share TweetLeBron James scored 21 points and handed out seven assists, Chris Bosh scored 18 points and the Miami Heat beat the Orlando Magic 120-92 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory.Share TweetMiami Heat guard Dwyane Wade sat out of his second consecutive game Wednesday against Orlando as he continues to deal with soreness in his left knee.Share TweetMiami Heat guard Dwyane Wade sat out on Wednesday night for a second straight game, the latest move in the team's plan for handling their All-Star and his history of knee issues.Source: nba.com
Michael Jordan’s Best Pickup Team Ever: BDL readers, Yahoo Sports Bloggers respondUpdated Nov 18 Share TweetLast week, I wrote a post about Michael Jordan naming four players to join him on a theoretical pickup hoops team that the Hall of Famer said would make sure he'd keep control of the basketball court for as long as he wanted. Those choices, for the reco…
Jason Williams’ 10 Greatest YouTube Highlight TapesUpdated Nov 18 Share TweetAnd you thought I forgot about it, huh? November 18 is a national holiday in my household. Back in the day, it meant playing The Diplomats “Who I Am” on repeat, spinning a ball on my fingertips while reading Tom Friend’s ESPN features on the man who tat…Share Tweet"It's almost surreal," Jameer Nelson said of his career. At 31, he is six weeks older than his boss, Orlando general manager Rob Hennigan, who has remade the Magic in his own image. The team is young and filled with optimism.
How I would solve the NBA's tanking problemUpdated Nov 14 Share TweetThe NBA is rewarding teams for losing. Here's how I would solve the league's growing issue.
Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo Reaches Above The Square To Snag The OopUpdated Nov 13 Share TweetEven though you can’t spell or pronounce his last name, Giannis Anteokounmpo (codenameL: YANNNNN) is someone you should keep an eye on. The Bucks’ svelte 6-9 combo guard forward is raw as can be, but he’s got huge hands, and as you’ll see, some Go-Go Ga…Share TweetGlen "Big Baby" Davis has apologized for throwing a fit at a downtown Orlando motel over the weekend.
Howard Helps Rockets Beat MagicDec 8Dwight Howard scored 20 points and grabbed 22 rebounds to help the Rockets beat the Magic on his 28th birthday.
Knicks Win Second StraightDec 6The Knicks drained 17 3-pointers in a 121-83 win over the Magic.
NBA Assists Of The WeekDec 4Check out the top assists from the week in the NBA.
Carter-Williams Happy With WinDec 3Michael Carter-Williams on the Sixers defeating the Magic.
Ian Thomsen: Doc Rivers returns to standing ovation, memories and his succ…Dec 12BOSTON -- He was throwing out the first pitch at Fenway Park, posing with Red Auerbach, even visiting a local hospital. As the fans standing around and above him applauded memory after memory, Doc Rivers broke his team's huddle and looked up to see his …
Daily Dime: Heat and Pacers renew rivalryDec 10This could end up as the first of 10 games between the Heat and Pacers
Danny Granger of Indiana Pacers hopes to return this weekDec 10Danny Granger has only played five games over the last two seasons for the Indiana Pacers but he's hoping to make his return this week.
Ian Thomsen: Talent gap widens with Rudy Gay joining WestDec 10Which team made out worse in the Rudy Gay trade: the Kings or the Raptors? -- David B., Pittsburgh