After watching Carmelo Anthony host some of the game's biggest names for a glitzy summer-league game in his hometown, Phoenix Suns forward and Philadelphia native Hakim Warrick is trying to arrange a Philly-versus-Baltimore showdown.
Jameer Nelson is back for the Orlando Magic.
Manager, teacher, coach, whatever. Bottom line, Phil Jackson is the greatest NBA coach there has ever been, Chris Broussard writes.
With a talented young core and money to keep key players, the Lakers are the team to beat in 2009-10.
The Orlando Magic had Game 4 of the 2009 NBA Finals in their hands, and then dropped it, writes Chris Sheridan.
Rafer Alston's absence from most of the second half was a puzzling omission, Chris Broussard writes.
Who you calling soft? Pau Gasol quelled any questions of his toughness in Game 4
If the Magic are going to even up the NBA Finals, it will come through their bread and butter: 3s and dunks.
The Orlando Magic handled the Los Angeles Lakers twice during the regular season. J.A. Adande examines whether the Finals will be different.
ESPN.com previews the Magic's' season, with predictions, lineups, fantasy forecast and the NBA Dish podcast.