Dwight Howard will head to Los Angeles

Dwight Howard

After months and months of endless bull, the Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Lakers completed a trade package that included Dwight Howard and Andrew Bynum. But thanks to two unlikely teams, this deal would not have been completed. Who is the winner? Who are the losers? 

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The 10 Worst NBA Drafts in the Lottery Era

The calendar now reads June. In the NBA that means it’s time to crown an NBA Champion. However among the biggest of NBA nerds, it also means it’s time to get ready for the NBA draft. We’re only two weeks and a few hours away from the 2011 NBA Draft. This year, it’s preparing for the likes of Kyrie Irving, Derrick Williams, Enes Kanter and Brandon Knight to join the greatest basketball league on the planet that has us basketball geeks totally psyched.

Wait, what?

By Peter Christian

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NBA Eastern Conference playoff preview: Indiana Pacers vs. Orlando Magic

The NBA playoffs are here.

Dwight Howard is not.

With the All-Star center on the shelf for the remainder of 2011-12 with a back injury (and potentially done in Orlando), the Indiana Pacers, who hold the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 42-24 record, are clear favorites to advance to the conference semifinals in getting past the Magic.

Here’s a quick preview as Game 1 gets set to tip off just after 7 p.m. today at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

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NBA Free Agent Signings: Billups, Richardson, Carter, West, Odom

Our resident NBA nerd David Kay is on vacation this week; in a much warmer place. However, being out of the country hasn’t stopped him from being on top of the news. He’s got a lot to say on what’s been going on with the league this week.

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Blockbuster NBA Trade CONFIRMED: Gilbert Arenas, Jason Richardson, Vince Carter, Rashard Lewis!

gilbert arenas trade

The NBA trade wind are blowing strong on this chilly winter day. Apparently, the Orlando Magic are looking to blow up their overpaid and underachieving roster.

The deals, which could come today, involve Jason Richardson from the Phoenix Suns, and possibly a new, fresh start for Gilbert Arenas and the Washington Wizards.

(UPDATE: via Pro Basketball Talk:)

The Orlando Magic have traded Vince Carter, Mikael Pietrus, and Marcin Gortat to the Phoenix Suns for Jason Richardson, Hedo Turkoglu, and Earl Clark. The Magic have also traded Rashard Lewis to the Washington Wizards for Gilbert Arenas.

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Jason Richardson: best pro from 2000 MSU Spartans

By Paul M. Banks

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