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Victory Over Los Angeles Lakers was More than Just Another Win for Orlando Magic
December 3rd, 2012 at 5:33 PM
Sunday night's 113-103 triumph over the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center was satisfying for the Orlando Magic not only because it ended their three-game losing streak and started their five-game road trip on a positive note, but because they beat their former All-Star center Dwight Howard, who played...

Orlando Magic Host Charlotte Bobcats in Final Home Game of Regular Season, Dwight Howard Won’t Join Team for Playoffs
April 25th, 2012 at 7:09 PM
The Orlando Magic are set to take on the Charlotte Bobcats (7-57) Wednesday night at 7PM in their final regular season home game. Orlando (36-28) has already locked a playoff bid, but the seed is still yet to be determined. If they win tonight, or one loss by the Knicks,...

ESPN Reports Dwight Howard Will Ask for a Trade When Orlando Magic Season Ends
April 23rd, 2012 at 4:50 PM
ESPN's Stephen A Smith, according to www.iamagm.com, will ask for a trade at the end of the season. ***PHOTO1*** "The minute this season is over, according to what I am hearing from his camp, you can expect Dwight Howard to tell Orlando, 'Get me out of here. I don't want to be here any...

Breaking News, Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard to Have Season-Ending Back Surgery
April 19th, 2012 at 10:16 PM
The ongoing drama for the Orlando Magic involving Dwight Howard's status for the playoffs has come to a halting end tonight. Howard's agent is reporting that he will have season-ending back surgery. He will not only be out for the rest of this season and the playoffs, but Howard will...

As the Dwight Turns: is Dwight Howard Boycotting the Orlando Magic Because Stan Van Gundy is Still the Head Coach?
April 19th, 2012 at 6:56 PM
The Orlando Magic are about to embark on another trip to the postseason, and usually, this means positive, feel good stories are a plenty for a team. Well, that is not the case for the 2011-2012 Orlando Magic have been nothing but drama this entire season. Rumors are swirling that...

Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard Done for the Post-Season?
April 18th, 2012 at 5:32 PM
The Orlando Magic are preparing for Wednesday night's game against the Boston Celtics, but they are also preparing for something much bigger; Life without Dwight Howard. Howard has been diagnosed with a herniated disc in his back and has missed seven of the teams last nine games. Orlando has gone...

Orlando Magic’s Stan Van Gundy to Dwight Howard, You Think You Could Do My Job Better?
April 5th, 2012 at 6:38 PM
Stan Van Gundy has come to the media saying he has heard from the top of the Orlando Magic organization that franchise player, Dwight Howard, wants him out as the head coach. SVG's response? "I don't care about all that stuff." In an interview today, SVG went on to say...

Did the Orlando Magic and Dwight Howard Make the Right Decision?
March 20th, 2012 at 4:38 PM
The Orlando Magic have played three games since last Thursday's NBA trade deadline. The Magic are 1-2 in those three games since Dwight Howard agreed to waive his early termination clause in his contract and stay on for the 2012-2013 season. But was that the right decision by Howard? Was...

Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard Signs on for Another Season
March 15th, 2012 at 5:03 PM
The Orlando Magic did absolutely nothing before Thursday's NBA trade deadline. They didn't go out and get a big name for Dwight Howard to play alongside. They didn't trade away any of their fan favorite players like JJ Redick or Ryan Anderson, but they are getting all the headlines around...

Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard Says He Will Stay with Team for Rest of Season
March 14th, 2012 at 6:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** Reports have come out today that Orlando Magic center, Dwight Howard, has told teammates he wants to finish out the season with the only team he has known during his 7-year NBA career. The 26 year old,  3-time reigning Defensive Player of the Year is holding the team hostage...

Orlando Magic Pursuing Golden State Warriors’ Monta Ellis, but at What Price?
March 12th, 2012 at 5:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Orlando Magic are confirmed to be in talks with the Golden State Warriors according to two sources, reports realgm.com. "The Magic, Warriors and Hornets are in discussions on a three-team trade, two league sources confirmed. Monta Ellis, Andris Biedrins and Dorell Wright would be sent by the Warriors to the...

Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard Told to “Shut up and Play Ball” by NBA Legend Oscar Robertson
February 23rd, 2012 at 12:37 PM
“Keep your mouth shut and play basketball." Those are wise words to any athlete these days, but these words were directed at Orlando Magic's All-Star Center, Dwight Howard, by NBA pioneer and icon, Oscar Robertson.  Oscar made these comments this morning on the show, "Open Mike", which is a radio...

Jeremy Lin is Bad for Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard
February 16th, 2012 at 1:08 PM
Jeremy Lin. He is a man of many nicknames. Lin-Mania has taken the NBA, shoot, the World by storm. Half Taiwanese, half Chinese, the Lin-credible New York Knicks player is everywhere these days. "Linsanity" has taken over the TV, with everyone talking about him, from ESPN to David Letterman, to...

Orlando Magic Loss to Los Angeles Clippers not a Major Setback
February 7th, 2012 at 7:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Orlando Magic fell at home last night, in overtime, to the Los Angeles Clippers, 107-102. The loss drops the Magic to 15-10 on the season (8-5 at home), but after 3 consecutive wins, the Magic needed a set back. If there was a good time for a loss, or...

Orlando Magic Struggles, Fans Wonder What’s to Blame?
January 31st, 2012 at 8:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** After 15 games, the Magic started the season on an absolute tear. All the Dwight Howard trade talks were silenced. The Magic were winning games and even Howard himself said the team wouldn't trade him while they were winning games. Fast forward to today and the pinstripes have a...

Orlando Magic Needs to Deal Dwight Howard Now
January 28th, 2012 at 10:39 AM
The Orlando Magic have suffered two embarrassing back to back losses at the hands of the Boston Celtics and the New Orleans Hornets. The Celtics loss was so awful because the Magic led by 27 in the first half and blew it by only scoring 25 points in the second...

Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard Told by Hall of Famer to Stay in Orlando
January 23rd, 2012 at 6:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** There's nobody in this world that is better at telling you what to do than yourself. But, with that being said, if I was a professional... and if another professional in my field, who just so happened to be one of the best ever, gave me advice, I'd listen...

As the Dwight Turns, Breaking Down the Dwight Howard Scenarios
January 14th, 2012 at 11:25 AM
The Orlando Magic have been hot lately by starting their four game road trip with three consecutive wins. Dwight Howard set an NBA record for most free throw attempts in a game on Thursday night in Oakland. The Orlando Magic currently are leading the Southeast Division with an 8-3 record....

Expect Dwight Howard in an Orlando Magic Uniform for NBA All-Star Game
January 9th, 2012 at 7:32 PM
The Orlando Magic are off to a good start this season (6-3). Right now they are hanging out on the West Coast of the U.S after beating the Sacramento Kings in the first of three games played West of the Rockies. The Magic had a great game against the Kings, winning 104-97. Jason...

As the Dwight Turns, Dwight Howard Tells the Orlando Sentinel That “Nothing Has Changed”
January 9th, 2012 at 7:31 PM
Last night, the Orlando Magic survived the Sacramento Kings 104-97. Magic fans were given a glimpse into the future with what life without Dwight Howard might look like. Howard was in foul trouble all game. Howard scored all of his 5 points and 4 rebounds in the fourth quarter. The Magic could barely beat the lowly Sacramento Kings without him. Howard apparently has not been impressed with...