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Orlando Magic Daily:
Things are getting real on the lockout front. Several players, including Jameer Nelson, J.J. Redick and Brandon Bass, were at Amway Center for the first time since June for voluntary workouts. Team personnel can actually mention players by name in interviews and conversations with the media. Late Thursday, the players voted to reform the union, which means the owners can get with the players association to hammer out the fine details of the new collective bargaining agreement.
The league is marching along toward the planned opening of training camps on December 9.
UPDATE: The first day of games has also been announced. The Magic will travel to Oklahoma City to face the Thunder on Christmas Day at 8 p.m. Howard Beck of The New York Times reports the league will unveil the full 66-game schedule on Tuesday night during a special on NBATV. Orlando also announced it will play Miami in two preseason games. The first will be Sunday, December 18 in Miami at 6 p.m. and the second will be...
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Dwight Howard has much to consider before deciding where he wants to play. Dwight has a chance to meet with Magic GM Otis Smith on December 9, so we’re not concerned with the lack of dialogue just yet. From the Orlando Sentinel: “Dwight Howard’s long-term plans still remain a mystery to the Orlando Magic — and perhaps even to Howard himself. As of 7 Friday night, Magic...
Editor's note: The 2011-12 NBA season was supposed to tip off Nov. 1. With no games to watch, NESN.com will help fill the void by posting a dunk video. Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is known more for his fade-away jumper nowadays, but a younger Bryant made Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard look defenseless in the 2004-05 season. Bryant drove to the basket from the left...
Nets general manager says reported trade talks involving Dwight Howard won't be a distraction.
So as feared (and expected) Chris Paul and Dwight Howard plan on demanding trades to teams they want to go to. Chris Paul's agent has just requested a trade to the Knicks and expect a trade involving Dwight Howard and Andrew Bynum to eventually occur. Stars all want to form "super teams." One already is in Miami. Next 'Melo, Amar'e, and Chris Paul started...
Lakers forward Matt Barnes said both Dwight Howard and Baron Davis want to play for the Lakers.