Found December 11, 2011 on
Orlando Magic Daily:
Imagine what the fast five months have been like for Justin Harper. Your dream was finally realized and you were drafted into the NBA to play alongside one of the league's best players.
The lockout sapped away Harper's offseason chance to work with the coaching staff and play in summer league to get used to the NBA speed of play. The lockout took that away from just about every rookie in the league. The time away from the league was not completely lost for Harper.
Harper was the lone Magic player to play overseas during the lockout, signing a deal with Strasbourg in France. He got a taste of professional basketball and performed well. Harper averaged 13.0 points per game and 6.6 rebounds per game in nine games. He shot 45.8 percent from the floor and 38.6 percent from beyond the arc, posting a 54.7 percent effective field goal percentage.
Interestingly, Harper scored in double digits in eight of the nine games. He shot better than 50 percent in five of the nine games he p...
BEST OF MAXIM
For the second straight year, the New Jersey Nets opened training camp with rumors of a possible trade for an All-Star.
And for the second straight year, no one was willing to talk about the reports, this time centering around a possible deal with the Orlando Magic to acquire All-Star center Dwight Howard.
Several outlets reported Friday, before the Nets held their first official...
While the Orlando Magic are keeping all of their options open, Dwight Howard is not.
There are only four teams that Howard would sign a long-term contract with, according to a source close to the situation -- the Magic, New Jersey Nets, Dallas Mavericks or Los Angeles Lakers.
That severely limits the trade possibilities for Orlando, which has said it will not rule out trading...
The Bulls hope to discuss a trade for Magic center Dwight Howard.
The Orlando Magic could pay a heavy price for the constant talk about Dwight Howard’s long-term future.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Whether the Orlando Magic and Dwight Howard wind up parting ways remains to be seen, and Howard said Sunday that he is experiencing a new silence with Magic general manager Otis Smith.
Will he stay? Or will he go?
The Magic told Dwight Howard that the team will not be pressured into trading him.
What a past couple of days for the NBA, eh fans?
We have rumors flying about just about every single team in the league, we have David Stern showing us why he is going to win the Dictator Of the Year award, and we have a lot of awkwardness inside NBA training camps (more specifically the Lakers).
You can be assured I am on top of things, and I have a few more juicy rumors and details...