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NBA lottery still creating hope, headlines after 30 years

...times and never won even from the pole position. The team with the worst record rarely has, going winless since the Orlando Magic got the rights to Dwight Howard in 2004.Howard is now playing in Houston, which is where this whole lottery story...
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Oklahoma City Thunder hire Florida's Billy Donovan as coach

...have paid him an average salary of $4 million through 2020.But, eight years after leaving Florida to coach the Orlando Magic and then changing his mind the following day, Donovan is back in the NBA. It's not likely he'll head back to...
Today in sports history for Wednesday, Apr. 15

...Cleveland Indians 4-3.1995 - Glen Rice scores 56 points to lead the Miami Heat to a 123-117 victory over the Orlando Magic.1998 - The first AL-NL doubleheader is held in New York's Shea Stadium. The New York Yankees beat the Anaheim...
Changes coming to NBA

...the whole system."The thought here is lottery reform tends to come when one team gets too lucky too often (the Orlando Magic in a previous era, with Shaquille O'Neal and Penny Hardaway; the Cleveland Cavaliers in recent years) or when...
Today in sports history

...NCAA-record streak started on Feb. 9, 1988.1994 - Lenny Wilkens gets his 900th NBA victory as the Atlanta Hawks beat the Orlando Magic 118-99. Wilkens runs his regular-season mark to 900-760, trailing only Red Auerbach's 938 in NBA regular-season...
Today in sports history for Friday, Feb. 13

...third quarter and survived a Cleveland comeback to get their first road win since April 9.2013 - Hedo Turkoglu of the Orlando Magic is suspended by the NBA for 20 games after he tests positive for methenolone, an anabolic steroid.2014 - Justyna...
Today In Sports History for Thursday, Feb. 12

...2005 - Allen Iverson scores 60 points, a career high, to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 112-99 victory over the Orlando Magic.2007 - Duke, saddled by its first four-game losing skid in 11 years, falls out of The Associated Press poll for...
Today in sports history

...Wilt Chamberlain's nearly 50-year-old NBA record for most free throw attempts in a game, making 21 of 39 in the Orlando Magic's 117-109 victory over the Golden State Warriors. Chamberlain shot 34 for the Philadelphia Warriors against St...
Today In Sports History

...unlikeliest of NBA championship repeats, sweeping the Orlando Magic with a 113-101 victory. MVP Hakeem Olajuwon finishes...Angeles Lakers win their 15th championship, beating the Orlando Magic 99-86 in Game 5 of the NBA finals. Kobe Bryant...
NBA, Lapchick won't get legal pushover in Donald Sterling

...also subject all 30 owners to the moralities of the thought police.Sterling's legal ammo includes comments made by Orlando Magic owner Rich DeVos, a conservative who has a strong stance against gay marriage. DeVos "has made highly controversial...


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