Elfrid Payton’s Missed Layup At The Buzzer Obscures The Spurs’ Crazy Defensive Gaffe
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Kawhi. So. Clutch. pic.twitter.com/jKx53SScsM — San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) February 11, 2016 That’s Kawhi Leonard nailing a pull-up jumper with .9 seconds left to give the San Antonio Spurs a 98-96 lead over the Orlando Magic. Without any timeouts, Scot…Share Tweet
yahoo.com 3 hours agoSan Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard has often been described as a different kind of superstar, a guy who dominates with league-best defense and smart decision-making on the offensive side. These ideas are borne out by the stats — Leonard averages an…Share Tweet
Magic Johnson Talks About How He ‘Needed’ His Historic 1992 All-Star Gamedimemag.com Feb 9 (yesterday)Subscribe to UPROXX It was 24 years ago today when Magic Johnson played in the 1992 All-Star Game. It was his 11th-consecutive appearance in the event, but it was more significant than all the others combined. Months earlier, he had retired abruptly bef…Share TweetESPN.com Feb 9 (yesterday)David Thorpe and Henry Abbott disagree that Magic Johnson's hypothetical Lakers revival strategy would slay the Warriors.Share TweetSubscribe to UPROXX Super Bowl Sunday be damned. Nikola Vucevic and the Orlando Magic weren’t about to be overshadowed by the big game. So with their afternoon matinee against the Atlanta Hawks tied at 94-94 in the closing seconds, Orlando went straight…Share Tweet
KD's last-second 3, Westbrook's triple-double lead OKC past Magicyahoo.com Feb 4You've got to be special to be what people talk about after your teammate puts up 24 points, 19 rebounds, 14 assists and two steals with two turnovers in 38 minutes. But then, Kevin Durant is pretty damn special. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The b…Share TweetYou've got to be special to be what people talk about after your teammate puts up 24 points, 19 rebounds, 14 assists and two steals with two turnovers in 38 minutes. But then, Kevin Durant is pretty damn special. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The b…Share Tweet
This Is The Moment Of Kobe Bryant’s Career The Lakers Should Immortalize With A Statuedimemag.com Jan 31Getty Image Jerry West. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Magic Johnson. Chick Hearn. And Shaquille O’Neal. That esteemed quintet of hoops royalty is synonymous with the Los Angeles Lakers, and the league’s glamour franchise decided to immortalize each franchise leg…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 27Everyone with any sense of the NBA knows that Kobe Bryant wields a lot of power with the Los Angeles Lakers. He's the franchise's most popular player since Magic Johnson, if not ever, and means enough to their identity that he can command a salary well …Share Tweetnba.com Jan 26Coach Jason Kidd returned to the sideline Tuesday night for the first time since undergoing right hip surgery last month when the Milwaukee Bucks hosted the Orlando Magic.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 23It's tough for any team to head into overtime after surrendering a game-tying three-pointer, and likely even worse when it gets banked in. Credit the Charlotte Hornets not succumbing to that disappointment in the extra period of Friday night's game agai…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 21Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan was tasked with presiding over one of the tougher rebuilding projects in recent memory back in 2012, with only the Brooklyn Nets’ ineptitude saving him from digging out of the league’s deepest hole. He inherite…Share Tweet
Where Are They Now? The Houston Rockets Lived The Dream In The Mid-’90sdimemag.com Jan 21Getty Image With six rings, the ’90s belonged to Michael Jordan and the Bulls — no one is about to dispute that — but while other teams like the Sonics, Hornets, and Magic stand out as some of that eras great almost teams, the Houston Rockets have the b…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jan 19USA TODAY Sports The St. Louis Rams, having moved from Los Angeles in 1994, will be going back to the city they once called home. It leaves a void in the hearts of St. Louis fans, although we hear the Colts have openings, but many in the Los Angeles are…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jan 19Subscribe to UPROXX You know when someone shakes the hand of a person they admire, they often joke, “I’m never washing this hand again?” Well, the NBA based an entire TV spot around that concept, and surprisingly, the result is pretty sweet. Andre Iguod…Share Tweet
Magic's Oladipo sidelined by knee sprainnba.com Jan 18Orlando guard Victor Oladipo has been ruled out for the Magic's game at Atlanta due to a sprained knee.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 17The Orlando Magic didn’t really have to trade Ben Wallace to the Detroit Pistons in 2000, and yet they went ahead with it. The goal was to give Grant Hill as much money as they could, under the cap, in a sign and trade deal. Orlando had the available ca…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jan 15Getty Image It’s no secret that when Kobe Bryant finally retires, he’ll likely look to fellow Lakers legend Magic Johnson as an example for using his competitive acumen to build a business empire. But it seems like he’s not even waiting until he’s playe…Share Tweet
Magic Johnson Criticizes ESPN’s All-Time Point Guard List For Steph Curry Being Above Isiah Thomasdimemag.com Jan 13Magic Johnson (Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports) ESPN released a list of the NBA’s best point guards of all-time on Wednesday afternoon. NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson, who came in ranked first on the list, took to Twitter to voice some concerns about its o…Share Tweetnba.com Jan 12The Cavaliers traded guard Joe Harris to the Orlando Magic on Tuesday, a deal to save Cleveland money and create roster flexibility.Share Tweet
Orlando looking to bring D-League team to Floridanba.com Jan 7The Orlando Magic are looking to bring an NBA Development League team to Florida.Share Tweet
Magic's Payton out vs. Pistons with ankle injurynba.com Jan 4Orlando Magic guard Elfrid Payton is sitting out Monday night's game at Detroit with a left ankle bruise.Share Tweet
Skiles, Popovich named December's Coaches of Monthnba.com Jan 4The Orlando Magic's Scott Skiles and the San Antonio Spurs' Gregg Popovich today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in December.Share Tweet
Magic Stun BlazersMar 20Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.
Why Elfrid Payton Should Be Rookie Of YearMar 19ESPN director of production analytics Ben Alamar makes the case for why Magic guard Elfrid Payton should be the NBA Rookie of the Year.
Rondo's No-Look, Over-The-Head PassMar 18Mavs guard Rajon Rondo threw a full-court, no-look, over-the-head assist to teammate Monta Ellis for the layup against the Orlando Magic.
Magic's Surge Not Enough Against MavsMar 18The Magic erased a 22-point deficit but fell to the Mavericks 107-102.