The Sports Bank's series of NBA off-season team needs pages begins with the worst team in the league this past season; the Orlando Magic. The franchise suffered a major setback after dealing disgruntled superstar Dwight Howard last off-season. They enter the off-season stuck with a roster of average talent and rather than trying to scrape by, it is time for the Orlando Magic … [Read more...] about Orlando Magic should blow up their roster this off-season
The Sports Bank will be counting down to the opening tip of the 2012-13 NBA season with team by team previews starting with the worst and working our way to the title contenders. There is no lockout this time around so let’s get going. Dwight Howard had his wish granted and was freed from the Orlando Magic. As a result, the Magic become one of the worst teams in the league … [Read more...] about Orlando Magic will struggle MIGHTILY without Dwight Howard
It’s almost that time of year again. Wait, is it? But football hasn’t even started its regular season yet? In less than three months, the NBA will be tipping-off the 2012-2013 season when the Boston Celtics travel to Miami to take on LeBron James and the Heat. With all that said, let’s take a look at 10 questions surrounding next season. … [Read more...] about 2012-2013 NBA Preview – 10 Questions
There is no denying that Dwight Howard is a superstar and superstars only come around every so often. Teams are rarely willing to trade their superstar unless it's for another superstar or a group of solid players and draft picks. That being said, I have no words for what took place last night. … [Read more...] about Paying a Price for Trading a Superstar
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? … [Read more...] about Dwight Howard will head to Los Angeles
From the information I have gathered it sounds like the Orlando Magic is going to trade Dwight Howard, their centerpiece, to the Brooklyn Nets. But before that happens, I have a message for the Magic organization. … [Read more...] about Where Dwight Howard SHOULD Go
Dwight Howard is still a member of the Orlando Magic... for now. However, that could be short lived as the team searches for a new general manager, head coach, and improved talent to complement their superstar this off-season. In doing so, that might be enough to convince Howard to re-sign with Orlando rather than hitting the market as a free agent next summer. … [Read more...] about Can Orlando Magic do enough this off-season to keep Dwight Howard happy?
I have said this many times and will continue to say it until people realize it: Kevin Durant is the best BASKETBALL player on this planet. Not only is he 6'10, long, and lanky, but he can score, rebound, take over and close games. There is a big difference between him and 3-time MVP LeBron James: Durant lives in the gym. There is no denying James' talent, but I am taking a … [Read more...] about NBA Playoffs: Kevin Durant is a “closer”