• NBA Announces 2011-12 All-NBA Teams

    NBA Announces 2011-12 All-NBA Teams

    The media voted for All-NBA First, Second and Third Teams, with points awarded on a 5-3-1 basis. Kobe made the First Team for the seventh straight year and 10th time in his career. LBJ earned his sixth First-Team honor and is on track for at least another six. Russ Westbrook received his second straight Second-Team selection, edging out DWade. Check […]

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  • Stan Van Gundy, Otis Smith Out

    Stan Van Gundy, Otis Smith Out

    For months the Orlando Magic have been trudging through the aftermath of a preseason trade request by Dwight Howard that sapped the life out of the franchise as internal team issues quickly affected the product on the floor. Now after easily one of the most tumultuous seasons in their history, they made the first in what promises to be a […]

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  • Dwight Howard Has Herniated Disc, Season In Jeopardy

    Dwight Howard Has Herniated Disc, Season In Jeopardy

    Usually a pillar of Super-ior health, Dwight Howard has been diagnosed with a herniated disc and has no timetable for return. Orlando’s All-League big man has already set a new personal high for missed games in a season (he missed four games last season) and likely won’t play again during the regular season and his post-season availability is up in […]

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  • Nets Get Gerald Wallace From Portland

    Nets Get Gerald Wallace From Portland

    Dwight Howard waiving his early termination option took him off the trade market and out of the free-agency pool for 2011-12. That put a kink in the rebuilding plans for New Jersey, which was on Howard’s preseason draft “wish list”. The Nets didn’t leave trade deadline day empty handed though, as they swung a deal for Gerald Wallace from the […]

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  • Dwight Howard Breaks Wilt Chamberlain’s Free Throw Attempts Record

    Dwight Howard Breaks Wilt Chamberlain’s Free Throw Attempts Record

    Dwight Howard has admired Wilt Chamberlain for years. The Orlando Magic superstar watches old film of Chamberlain’s game. Howard reads books about him. Howard even has spoken with some of Wilt the Stilt’s former teammates. On Thursday night, Howard outdid his idol by breaking a record that stood for almost half a century. Howard shattered Chamberlain’s mark for most free […]

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  • Orlando Ends Trade Talks For Dwight Howard

    Orlando Ends Trade Talks For Dwight Howard

    The Orlando Magic have informed teams that they’re ending trade talks for Dwight Howard and plan to start the season with the All-Star center on their roster, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The Magic’s decision came Wednesday after the Nets assembled a multiteam trade proposal for Howard that would have sent the Magic center Brook Lopez, Portland Trail Blazers forward […]

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  • Dwight Howard Thinks Magic Should Retire Penny Hardaway’s Jersey

    Dwight Howard Thinks Magic Should Retire Penny Hardaway’s Jersey

    When Dwight Howard thinks of the 1990s Orlando Magic, he doesn’t think of Shaquille O’Neal, the dominant big man who Howard is so often compared to. No, Howard says he associates those Magic teams with Penny Hardaway, who made four all-star teams with the Magic. Howard thinks so highly of Hardaway, in fact, that he thinks the organization should put […]

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  • Dwight Howard’s Charity Game To Feature Penny, Vince Among Others

    Dwight Howard’s Charity Game To Feature Penny, Vince Among Others

    Dwight Howard apparently encountered little difficulty convincing current and former Orlando Magic players to participate in his charity exhibition game Nov. 13 at UCF Arena. Kevin Samples, Howard’s manager, said that barring unforeseen conflicts, 19 people have committed to play, including former Magic players Vince Carter, Penny Hardaway and Steve Francis. Samples said the D12 Foundation also has received commitments […]

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  • Dwight Howard Also Intrigued By The Overseas Option

    Dwight Howard Also Intrigued By The Overseas Option

    And the list just keeps growing longer, with no signs of it slowing down anytime soon … Dwight Howard is the latest NBA superstar to express interest in playing for a team overseas should the League cancel games in the 2011-2012 season. While on a promotional tour in Spain, Howard told the press that playing for a European squad would […]

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  • Warriors Offer Monta Ellis For Dwight Howard

    Warriors Offer Monta Ellis For Dwight Howard

    This morning, Draft Express tweeted that the Golden State Warriors offered Monta Ellis, Andris Biedrins, and Ekpe Udoh for Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard. Immediate reaction to the news from media and fans was that this would never happen. The Warriors are offering too little for the best center in the league. Even Draft Express admitted in its tweet, “Unlikely that’ll […]

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