Nikola Vucevic Unhappy with Being Benched by Frank Vogel

Nikola Vucevic has been considered the face of the Orlando Magic franchise for a couple years now and one of the most underrated big men in the league. He was expected to have a huge season under new head coach Frank Vogel this year. Unfortunately, that hasn’t been what has transpired thus far. According to […]

Frank Vogel in Orlando is the right coach for the right team at the right time

Fun. That’s the most important part of all of this. Frank Vogel was introduced as the Orlando Magic’s 12th coach in franchise history Monday, and that’s what he talked about. “We’re going to win and we’re going to have fun winning,” he told the assembled media. “We’re going to win and we’re going to have […]

Jeff Hornacek and the NBA coaching carousel: so many plot twists

The arrival of Jeff Hornacek as the new head coach of the New York Knicks certainly qualifies as a surprise relative to expectations… and hopes. Any Knicks fan who had become resigned to the idea that Kurt Rambis would be the permanent head coach in New York is happy in the wake of this development. […]

Scott Skiles resigns not just from the Magic, but from coaching

We’ll eventually learn more about Scott Skiles’s abrupt resignation as the head coach of the Orlando Magic. Eventually. A press conference later on Thursday might tell us something. Subsequent reportage will unearth more details. In time, we should be able to fill in at least some of the blank spaces created by this shocking move. […]

April Autopsy: Orlando Magic

The Orlando Magic will carry a measure of regret into the NBA offseason. That said, the frustration attached to early tee times — at least there are plenty of great golfing options in Orlando — will burn off when the Magic consider how many resources lie at their disposal. However, check back with this team […]

The night the Magic died: Orlando’s future comes into focus

It wasn’t the day the music died — Tuesday was the day the Magic died. Many California dreams have been born in Los Angeles, but for an Eastern Conference team on a late-season West Coast swing, visions of an NBA playoff berth came to rest against the Lakers. It’s time to think about the future […]

First-half high wire: every NBA team’s record in 2-point games and OT

Forget about games decided by five points or fewer — let’s offer an even more specific examination of NBA teams and their results in the first half of the season. Below, you’ll find records in overtime games and games decided by no more than two points. Why two, you might (reasonably) ask, instead of three? […]