Found February 07, 2014 on
That NBA Lottery Pick:
One of the thing that I do know about NBA coaches and players is that they stay in plenty of hotels over the years.
Recently, former Orlando Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy decided to tell a relatively interesting story about former assistant Patrick Ewing and a haunted hotel in Milwaukee to Dan LeBatard:
Ewing image courtesy of Getty Images
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Orlando Magic guard Arron Afflalo may have been snubbed from the All-Star team, but he will still have an opportunity to show off his skills during the NBA's All-Star festivities in New Orleans next weekend.
The seventh-year guard, who was denied a spot as an All-Star reserve despiting ranking seventh in the Eastern Conference with 19.9 points per game, will represent the Magic...
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Tobias Harris had no idea he was about to become a hero Friday night for the Orlando Magic when the ball ended up in his hands with virtually no time left on the clock.
In the madness which ensued after Victor Oladipo chased down a long rebound off a miss by Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant and passed the ball up ahead to Maurice Harkless, Harris was...
Maurice Harkless hit Tobias Harris on a fast break pass in time for Harris to dunk the ball at the buzzer to give the Orlando Magic a 103-102 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night. “I saw Victor get the (rebound) and I just wanted to be down there, whether or not he shot a layup or if he made it, congratulate him, to get a tip-in — anything,” Harris said...
We’re used to seeing a game-winning jump shot or even a layup, but a fast-break, game-winning dunk? Now that would be crazy. Tobias Harris did just that with his game-winning dunk that lifted the Orlando Magic over the Oklahoma City Thunder, 103-102. Harris finished the game with 18 points and five rebounds. The post Video: Tobias Harris Game-Winning Dunk appeared first on Basketball Bicker.
He may have been snubbed from Sunday Night’s premier event, but Arron Afflalo still managed to earn a trip to New Orleans for All-Star Weekend. Afflalo will join teammate Victor Oladipo (participating in the Skills Challenge) on All-Star Saturday Night as one of eight contestants in the 2014 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest.
The eight competitors will compete in a two-round competition...
ORLANDO, Fla. -- John Gabriel remembers Jeff Turner bringing out the competitor in both him and Pat Williams before the Orlando Magic even played their first game.
And he can also recall a night when Sam Vincent brought him to his knees while bringing a losing streak to an end several thousand miles away.
Gabriel, Turner and Vincent are the latest guests of honor for the Magic'...
Victor Oladipo finished a left-handed layup after euro-stepping past Anthony Davis
It’s been known for some time that Victor Oladipo was selected as a participant into the Rising Stars Challenge game, but his official team has now been selected. When the participants were named they were all placed into a pool and those pools were divided last night into two teams, with selections...
Oklahoma City was up one and the shot clock winding down, Kevin Durant missed a jumper with 4.9 seconds remaining that would have clinched a win. Victor Oladipo fought off two Thunder players to snatch the ball, not call timeout, sprint up the court, and find Maurice Harkless under the basket. Tobias Harris takes the pass from Harkless and slammed home a buzzer beating victory that...
The most emotional single play of the Orlando Magic's last two seasons started when a rookie outhustled two Oklahoma City Thunder players for a loose ball.
With the Magic trailing by a point, Kevin Durant missed a long jumper that careened off the back of the rim with 6.1 seconds left. Victor Oladipo knew — just knew — he had to gather the rebound. He outraced Thabo Sefolosha...
The Orlando Magic are one of the worst teams in the NBA, but last night they beat one of the best teams in the NBA the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder held a 1 point lead with 10 seconds left and they had the ball.
With the shot clock winding down, Kevin Durant missed a jumper and the long rebound fell into the hands of Victor Oladipo. Oladipo lead the fast break and found Mo...
The Orlando Magic protected their home court on Friday thanks to a 103-102 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Kevin Durant had the ball with OKC up by one and time winding down in the fourth quarter. And then this happened.
It doesn’t get much closer than that.
Harris finished with 18 points (6-17 FG), five rebounds, two steals,...
The Orlando Magic have a chance at their first four-game home win streak in two seasons.
Standing in their way is Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The league's top scorer has helped the Thunder win 12 of their last 13 games heading into Friday night's matchup.
Oklahoma City (40-11) has won five straight in this series but there is reason to believe this contest...
The Magic have only 15 wins on the season after Friday night. The wins are fe wand far between and need to be cherished when they happen.
A 103-102 win against the 40-win Thunder is one that should be celebrated in the halls of Amway Center. Then again, you never know when a game will end like this:
It was inconceivable that:
a) Kevin Durant...
Swimsuit supermodel Kate Upton has long been the desire of many, many men in this world. Oh, and apparently dragons as well.
Upton and pseudo-boyfriend Justin Verlander attended last night’s Orlando Magic vs. Oklahoma City Thunder matchup, and besides being treated to a great game with an amazing ending, the Sports Illustrated model received a wedding proposal. Not from Verlander...