Found September 12, 2012 on Orlando Magic Daily:
Believe it or not, we are less than one month away from the first Magic preseason game. Orlando will open training camp on October 1 and open the preseason in Mexico City against New Orleans on October 7. So how will we get ready? By counting down to the beginning of the season on November 2 against Denver. Let's continue: OK, so talking about Otis Smith is not the happiest of subjects for Magic fans right now. He is (somewhat rightfully... OK, completely rightfully) blamed for putting the Magic in the hole that forced them to trade Dwight Howard and put the team in a massive hole that will take a few years to dig out of. Otis Smith is not the most popular guy. But he is a major part of the Magic. A member of our family. So today will be Otis Smith's day. First, Otis is being inducted into the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches Court of Legends along with Florida and ABA legend Artis Gilmore. Smith is a Florida basketball legend. He went to Forrest High School ...

Lakers have bad news about Howard

The Lakers say center Dwight Howard won't finish his rehabilitation from back surgery in time for the start of training camp or Los Angeles' first preseason game. The Lakers gave an update on the newly acquired center's condition on their website Thursday night. Howard recently began working with the Lakers' training staff on his recovery from spinal surgery in...

Howard won't play in preseason opener

The Lakers confirmed Thursday that Dwight Howard would be sidelined when the team opens its preseason slate of games Oct. 7 in Fresno against the Golden State Warriors. Howard is not expected to be ready to participate when the Lakers start training camp next month. The newly acquired center, who had surgery in April to repair a herniated disk in his back, said last month that...

Lakers' Howard won't be ready for first exhibition game

Dwight Howard will not be ready to play in the Lakers' first exhibition game on Oct. 7 in Fresno against Golden State, the Lakers announced Thursday, according to the Orange County Register. Howard, acquired from the Orlando Magic in the offseason, is rehabilitating from his April 20 spinal surgery. It's unclear whether Howard will be available for the Lakers' regular...

Dwight Howard Working Out at UCLA

Dwight Howard was spotted working out in his the purple and gold, Lakers shorts,  with his trainer on the UCLA campus in sunny southern California.

Van Gundy details awkward presser

Stan Van Gundy took some time to give his perspective on his role in the bizarre press conference with Dwight Howard, one of the most awkward scenes of recent memory.

2012-2013 Pacific Division Preview

The Pacific Division is all about L.A. The Lakers should win another title [and roll depending on when Dwight Howard returns] and a top-3 seed while the Clippers will be right on their heels. The other teams are still rebuilding but will be fun to watch. Yes, even Sacramento. Here are my predictions for the [...]

James Worthy not on board with Dwight Howard, yet

Since it has been a little awhile, let’s check-in with a former Los Angeles Lakers star for their take on newly acquired center, Dwight Howard. James Worthy, one of the Showtime Lakers, had some harsh words for Dwight during a conference call on Thursday. ‘Big Game James’ wasn’t on board with the trade with the [...]

Top 20 For 2012-2013 Fantasy Basketball

We have already delighted you with controversy and angst, ranking Dwight Howard in the top ten at the expense of the beloved reincarnation of the Christ child (or the deity of your choice), Andrew Bynum. In the original commandments given to Moses, God warned, “Thou Shalt Not List Any Other Above Andrew Bynum.”  At the end of the season when Bynum is the MVP with 30.3 PPG, 19...

Cuban Questions Whether Lakers Will Find Chemistry With Howard, Nash

Mark Cuban questioned whether Dwight Howard and Steve Nash will fit with the Lakers.
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