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Fortunes of the Minnesota Timberwolves have drastically changed since the last time Ricky Rubio took the floor. The ‘Wolves were 2-2 with last-second losses to the Memphis Grizzlies and Chicago Bulls when the Spanish star went down with a nasty ankle sp…Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com 19 hours agoDallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo suffered a head injury in the first quarter of Saturday night's 108-93 win over the Orlando Magic and did not return.Upvote Share TweetThe Orlando Magic are on the verge of firing head coach Jacque Vaughn, according to league sources.Upvote Share Tweet
Channing Frye’s Bare Box Score Against The Bucks Was A Historic Momentdimemag.com Jan 30 (2 days ago)If Channing Frye hadn’t attempted a three-pointer midway through the first quarter last night in Orlando’s 100-115 loss to the Bucks, he would have played over 15 minutes without a shot, a point, a free throw, an assist, a rebound, a block, a turnover, …Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Victor Oladipo Fly Through Lane For Beautiful Two-Handed Slamdimemag.com Jan 29 (3 days ago)This wouldn’t win the dunk contest – not even close. That Victor Oladipo can do it so comfortably during a game is certainly encouraging for his coming performance on February 14, though. Watch the Orlando Magic high-flier soar through an open lane for …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 27 (5 days ago)The four-man field for NBA All-Star Saturday's marquee event has been set. As announced on NBA TV Tuesday night, the Sprite Slam Dunk will feature Minnesota Timberwolves rookie guard Zach LaVine, Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, Orlando Ma…Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Aaron Gordon Get Steal, Finish With Huge Dunk On Top Of Jose Calderondimemag.com Jan 23Welcome back, Aaron Gordon. In just his third game since mid-November, watch the hyper-athletic Orlando Magic rookie put his two-way ability on display by jumping the passing lane for a steal and finishing on the other end with a massive and-1 dunk on t…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 22Throughout the first half of the 2014-15 season, the three best point guards in the Eastern Conference have been Jeff Teague of the Atlanta Hawks, John Wall of the Washington Wizards and Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors. Reasonable people can disagree …Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Jan 21The storied rivalry between the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics transcends individual players. Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain were followed by Larry Bird and Magic Johnson, who paved the way for Paul Pierce and Kobe Bryant. Though both franchis…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 19A brief reminder: Oklahoma newspaper columnists aren't the only thing Russell Westbrook doesn't like. He's also not such a big fan of rims, which is why he always seems so dead-set on destroying them all the time: [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The …Upvote Share Tweet
OKC rides 79-point first half to rout of MagicESPN.com Jan 18Kevin Durant had 21 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder ran past the Orlando Magic 127-99 on Sunday night.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 14Granted, it's not necessarily anything new — I mean, we've seen it before — but man, Victor Oladipo's on-the-break 360-degree dunk is still a very cool dunk: It's especially cool when it comes in the final minute of the fourth quarter, off a lead-pass a…Upvote Share Tweet
The Defensive Concerns Of Kevin Love After He Sits Entire 4th Quarter — Againdimemag.com Jan 14On the Friday after Christmas, Kevin Love sat the entire fourth quarter in Cleveland’s second win — over the Magic — in their last 11 outings. Last night against Phoenix, he again sat the entire fourth quarter when the Cavs came back before eventually f…Upvote Share TweetHey, come on, Nikola Vucevic. Pau Gasol's an absurdly nice man — the kind of man who releases books of inspirational photography, parties on Sesame Street, wins citizenship awards, takes teammates to the opera and routinely brightens everyone's day 140 …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 5Back in October 2013, the Portland Trail Blazers became the first NBA franchise to publicly support marriage equality, throwing the support of the organization behind a proposed constitutional amendment that would have recognized marriages between same-…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Dec 31, 2014In Stan Van Gundy‘s first return to Orlando since he was let go in 2012 just a month after that infamous Dwight Howard press conference where Stan claimed Howard asked management to fire him, his Pistons — still undefeated after the waiving of Josh Smit…Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron James Clarifies “Deactivated Chill Mode” Remark (GIF)dimemag.com Dec 30, 2014LeBron James said he “deactivated chill mode” after an incident with Tobias Harris in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ win over the Orlando Magic on Friday, and the numbers support that shift: The King scored 18 points in the game’s final 18 minutes and spurred…Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron James Says Tobias Harris’ Trash Talk Spurred Him To Big Finish (Video)dimemag.com Dec 27, 2014Don’t poke the Bron. Tobias Harris did, and the Orlando Magic felt the ill-effects. After Harris and LeBron James received double technicals midway through the third quarter of last night’s game between the Orlando Magic and Cleveland Cavaliers, The Kin…Upvote Share TweetThe Cleveland Cavaliers’ Florida back-to-back just became far more daunting. After Kyrie Irving went through pre-game warmups for tonight’s game against the Orlando Magic, the reigning All-Star MVP decided it would be prudent to rest his sore left knee.…Upvote Share Tweet
Dime Q&A: Kyle O’Quinn On His Role With Orlando, KG & Full-Grown Beardsdimemag.com Dec 22, 2014It is not easy for young players to adjust to the NBA, let alone endure seasons of losing and injuries that can derail all future plans. Yet, after two up-and-down seasons in Orlando, Kyle O’Quinn appears to have come into his own, both with his play on…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Dec 22, 2014The NBA isn’t like other professional sports in America; they play on Christmas. Not only do they play, but the games on the national holiday signal a focal point for most NBA observers and a day when it’s finally appropriate to take stock of the first …Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Kelly Olynyk Shows Off Surprising Hops With Dunk On Kyle O’Quinndimemag.com Dec 17, 2014Kelly Olynyk, high-flier? Evidently. Watch the short-armed, normally ground-bound Boston Celtics big man launch from just inside the dotted line for a dunk on Kyle O’Quinn in his team’s 109-92 win over the Orlando Magic. Can’t say we saw that one coming…Upvote Share Tweet
Mavericks Win After Rondo LeavesJan 31After Rajon Rondo left in the first quarter after taking a knee to the face, Monta Ellis had 25 points and 13 assists in Dallas' 108-93 win over Orlando.
Bucks Best MagicJan 29Brandon Knight scored 16 points with nine assists in the Bucks' 115-100 win over the Magic.
NBA Dunk Contest Participants AnnouncedJan 27ESPN's Amin Elhassan was disappointed in the field for the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest.
Gordon Sick Alley-OopJan 26Orlando Magic guard Elfrid Payton threw up a nice pass to forward Aaron Gordon, who finished with a monster slam.
Sources: Mavs rule Rondo out vs. WolvesFeb 1Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo will not play Monday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves due to a facial injury, league sources told ESPN.
Houston Rockets fear Dwight Howard will be out for 'weeks' with knee probl…Jan 31The Houston Rockets are bracing for the loss of Dwight Howard for at least a month due to persistent trouble with his right knee, according to league sources.
ESPN NowJan 30NBA commissioner Adam Silver has been in office for a year. How would Mavs owner Mark Cuban grade Year 1? "A-plus," Cuban said. "Love everything he's...
Pau Gasol exit a colossal blunder by Los Angeles LakersJan 29Pau Gasol's L.A. homecoming was a reminder how the Lakers have nothing to show for his departure, J.A. Adande writes.