Pro Basketball Talk "Apparently Glen Davis was a big child. Very big. Big Baby just returned to the lineup for the first time since last January, when he broke a bone in his foot that took two surgeries to repair properly. He’s looked pretty good since coming back — he had 33 points in the game against Philadelphia..." December 06
Grantland "Part 3 To honor the great Larry Bird, Bill and Jalen have decided to do a leaguewide wrap-up every 33 days, or, as they call it, every Birdmester. In this episode — Part 3 of our video series — Bill and Jalen praise the funniest YouTube video, the biggest media-created controversy, the most..." December 06
Grantland "Bill and Jalen are back! To honor the great Larry Bird, Bill and Jalen have decided to do a league-wide wrap-up every 33 days — or, as they call it, every Birdmester. In their first episode, they crown the best team in the league, the best tanking performance thus far, the league’s least valuable..." December 05
Philly.com "The 76ers and the Orlando Magic have been squaring off since the latter joined the league in 1989. For the most part, those contests have ended with an Orlando victory. Tuesday night was different. The Sixers defeated the Magic, 126-125, in double overtime at the Wells Fargo..." December 04
#Magic Jameer: "I did some more stuff on the court & this was my first time running on it, so it’s just about a day-by-day progression now."
Nik Vucevic had an X-ray on his left ankle after the game tonight. No fracture. He walked out of the arena w/out crutches
Washington Post "The goal seems simple for most organizations, but it has been an arduous journey for a Washington Wizards franchise accustomed to slow starts and lottery appearances in the past six years. But with the target well in sight on Monday night, and with a realistic chance to make it happen against a..." December 03
Jameer Nelson (left foot) will not play against the Wizards tonight, Jacque Vaughn said.
As expected, #Magic will be WITHOUT Jameer Nelson and Tobias Harris tonight. 'Meer is on trip, TH back in Orlando but could join team in NYC
SB Nation "Magic forward Tobias Harris suffered a setback in his return from a high-ankle sprain and received a second MRI on his lower left leg, according to Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel. Harris also sought a second medical opinion. Robbins reports that there is no timetable for his return but it..." December 01
#Magic GM Rob Hennigan on Tobias Harris:"He went for a 2nd opin. High ankle sprains take time & everybody’s healing timeline is different."
San Antonio Express-News "Summing it up Most teams would be noticeably disrupted by the absence of an All-Star point guard. Not the Spurs, who rode their vaunted depth — with a healthy assist from their opponent’s mediocrity — to a comfortable victory over Orlando. Listed with a mild right ankle sprain, Tony Parker..." November 30
CBSSports.com "Agents and executives predict this will be a very active trade season in the NBA, for obvious reasons. As the standings begin to sort themselves out, the calendar marches along and injuries mount, the usual trigger points for deals will intensify. In addition to the contenders looking to..." November 29
Jameer Nelson (left foot) will not play against the Spurs tonight, Jacque Vaughn said.
#Magic F Tobias Harris will be inactive again. He experienced pain in ankle again on Monday. Missed 5 weeks with high ankle sprain.
Orlando Sentinel "With almost one month of the regular season completed, the Philadelphia 76ers’ Michael Carter-Williams and the Orlando Magic’s Victor Oladipo have emerged as the leading candidates for 2013-14 NBA Rookie of the Year honors. Carter-Williams probably leads that race. But Oladipo and his..." November 28
Orlando Sentinel "The Magic finally stopped being such accommodating guests. The Magic beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-92 Tuesday night, breaking an 11-game losing streak against the Hawks and halting a seven-game skid at Philips Arena. After sleepwalking through the first half, Orlando seized control in the third..." November 27
Magic have de-activated Harris and activated Kyle O'Quinn.
Orlando Sentinel "Tobias Harris started this basketball season with high hopes, both for the Orlando Magic and for himself. He thought the Magic could win more games than they did the year before. Individually, he wanted to earn a spot on the Eastern Conference All-Star team. But something happened along the way..." November 25
Orlando Sentinel "Along with his throat lozenges and greaseboard, Magic coach Jacque Vaughn agrees he might need to add another item to his pre-game arsenal. "An abacus?" he said. Vaughn will now need to figure out how to really do the math. With the return of Tobias Harris in Sunday night's 104-96 loss to..." November 25
Arizona Republic "There are no freebie victories in the NBA. Apparently, there barely are even freebies in a NBA victory. The Suns became the first NBA team in 36 years to win a game with one free throw made, setting franchise lows Sunday night for free throws made and attempted (three) in a 104-96 victory..." November 25
The Magic will activate Tobias Harris and deactivate Kyle O'Quinn.
Fox Sports Florida "Orlando's "Big Baby" admitted to being nervous. "I haven't felt like that since the Final Four in college," said Glen Davis, who as a sophomore helped lead LSU to the national semifinals. "I was so nervous, but when I got that first spin move, I was like, 'Uh-oh, I'm back.' That's my move..." November 24
Miami Herald "The verdict was still out on Dwyane Wade’s knee through the first half. Then, in an instant, he put all minds at ease. Wade’s driving dunks in the third quarter announced his successful return from missing consecutive games because of knee soreness, and the plays were the most significant..." November 24
Tobias Harris will be inactive for tonight's game, so he will not play.
Presto in the Paint "Orlando Magic rookie Victor Oladipo has had some problems offensively, but there seems to be some inclination by fans that Oladipo will not be able to become a great player simply because he is struggling like most rookies do when they enter the NBA. Every rookie hits a wall over the course of..." November 23
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Heat continue to torment Erik Spoelstra. In a good way. Such is life for a coach when you only have answers. With Dwyane Wade taking another night off to rest his balky knees, Spoelstra's rotation roulette spun toward James Jones, whose 14 third-quarter points effectively put away..." November 21
Orlando Pinstriped Post "Magic fans have plenty of reasons to be excited about Maurice Harkless. After the All-Star break in his rookie year, his minutes jumped from 20 per game to nearly 36 and he responded by posting 13 points, five boards, 1.5 steals, and a block as a 19-year-old rookie. He had his limitations,..." November 19
Orlando Sentinel "Jameer Nelson wants to play during the fourth quarters of close games. But, true to his disciplined nature, he won't allow any disappointment about his playing time to escalate into a public controversy that would ensnare the Orlando Magic. Coach Jacque Vaughn kept Nelson on the bench..." November 19
Dallas Morning News "A couple of hours after Rick Carlisle floated the hot-button theory that the Mavericks have a new “Big Three,” his team went out and proved him wrong. For one night, they had a “Big Six.” Maybe even more. Dirk Nowitzki, Monta Ellis and Vince Carter again did plenty of work Saturday night,..." November 17
Orlando Pinstriped Post "Jameer Nelson is in the final fully guaranteed season on the contract he signed with the Orlando Magic in 2012, and given where the team stands, it's possible that the team will look to trade him before the NBA trading deadline on February 20th, 2014. In an interview with Ian Thomsen of Sports..." November 16
Solomon Jones has gotten his 2nd opinion and he will try to avoid surgery on his torn meniscus. His knee is feeling better
NBA.com "The Orlando Magic have fined forward Glen Davis an undisclosed amount following his actions on Saturday, Nov. 9, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today. “We will not tolerate or condone this type of behavior,” said Hennigan. “As we have stated repeatedly, when a player puts on an Orlando..." November 14
Orlando Sentinel "Nothing tangible was at stake Wednesday night when the Orlando Magic hosted the Milwaukee Bucks. Not a playoff berth. Not a playoff series. But the Magic simply had to win. The injury-riddled Bucks — a sub-.500 team even when healthy — dressed only eight players. Arron Afflalo made sure..." November 14
Orlando Sentinel "Orlando Magic player Glen “Big Baby” Davis is apologizing for throwing a temper tantrum and breaking a computer at a downtown Orlando motel over the weekend. TMZ Sports first reported the incident, posting the hotel's security camera video on its website. “In regards to the incident that..." November 13
Orlando Sentinel "Chances are if your co-captain is caught on TMZ in the wee hours of the morning and is not married to a Kardashian, it's not good news. Sure enough, Glen Davis was captured on security-cam video during his meltdown early Saturday at an Orlando motel. The Magic are embarrassed again by his..." November 12
Boston Herald "As well as the Celtics shot the ball in Saturday night’s win in Miami, by Monday night Brad Stevens no longer carried the smile that can only come from such a major upset. Instead, he was back to dissecting what he considered substandard defense. “You’re probably asking the wrong person..." November 12
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Next on the Hawks’ to-do list — protect a big lead. The Hawks lost a 17-point third-quarter advantage, but rallied for a 104-94 victory over the Magic on Saturday night at Philips Arena. The victory was the Hawks’ 11th consecutive over the Magic, including seven at home. The Hawks have..." November 10
WEEI Boston "The Celtics claimed their ninth straight win over the Magic, this time beating Orlando, 91-89, Friday night. Leading the way against the Magic — who had won three in a row — was another strong performance from Brandon Bass, who finished with 16 points and seven rebounds. The Celtics, who..." November 09
Fox Sports Florida "The sight of Nick Anderson making his way through throngs of well-wishers during Orlando Magic home games is not an uncommon one. But it will be different Friday night. That's when Anderson, the first player ever drafted by the Magic and the franchise's all-time leader in games played and..." November 08
Orlando Sentinel "Maybe the Orlando Magic really have grown up. Especially their young starting center, Nik Vucevic. When the Magic lost a 19-point lead to the vaunted Los Angeles Clippers during the third quarter Wednesday night, the Magic seemed headed for a painful loss. But they recovered, and in the..." November 07
Orlando Sentinel "The Orlando Magic will face their toughest defensive test so far this season when they host the high-octane Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night. Through Monday, the Clippers led the league in points per game (119.0) and offensive efficiency (116.6 points per 100 possessions). Los..." November 05
Yahoo! Sports "Coming into his first NBA season, the buzz surrounding No. 2 overall draft pick Victor Oladipo centered mostly on his commitment to putting defensive pressure on perimeter players and his ability to thrill crowds with his athleticism off the bounce and on the fast break. It is possible, however,..." November 04
Orlando Sentinel "One play from a shocking Sunday night at Amway Center will make the highlight reels. Early in the fourth quarter, Victor Oladipo tapped the ball away from Deron Williams and scooped the ball off the floor. Oladipo dribbled down the court and jumped, spun 360 degrees and dunked. But, for..." November 04
#Magic PF Tobias Harris is still weeks away from returning. His ankle sprain 2 weeks ago was a severe one. Not even back practicing yet.
Glen Davis said he will participate in Magic practice today. One important caveat: Today's practice likely is non-contact
ESPN.com "One week removed from the season's first big trade -- Marcin Gortat to Washington -- you're surely wondering: Who's next? To borrow from one of legendary wheeler-dealer Don Nelson's pet phrases: Jameer Nelson is a good name. The Magic, according to the latest rumbles, would surrender..." November 02