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Nets Make Deal for Gerald Wallace

It looks like the Trail Blazers are going to be wheeling and dealing before the trade deadline. The team has agreed to send Gerald Wallace to the Nets for Mehmet Okur, Shawne Williams and their 1st round pick in 2012 according to Adrian Wojnarowski.  The pick is only protected if it lands in the top three. [...]

Howard Changes Mind Again, will return to Magic for ’12-’13

Anyone following the Dwight Howard saga has to be dizzy with all the flip-flopping going on. Wednesday was a wild day with Howard telling several teammates that he would waive his early termination option, only to do an about face hours later in a conference call with Magic ownership. Well, he has apparently changed his [...]

Howard won’t commit to Magic for next season

Will he, won’t he. That is the game that has been played all afternoon with Dwight Howard and whether or not he will pick up the option for next season. Marc Stein of ESPN.com is reporting that Howard will not waive his early termination option for next season and he will become a free agent this [...]

Howard sitting on the fence for 2012-2013 season in Orlando

Earlier today, the talk was that Dwight Howard was telling his Orlando teammates that he would not be opting out of his contract at the end of the season and would remain with the club for one more season. Not so fast. According to Marc Spears and Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, multiple Magic have [...]

Report: Howard will not opt out of contract, remain in Orlando

Yet another twist and turn in the Dwight Howard saga in Orlando. WFTV Channel 9 reporter Christian Bruey tweets that Howard has told teammates that he will not opt out of his contract after the season and will remain with the Magic for one more season.  No official announcement will be made the Magic received [...]

Magic talking with Lakers and Knicks on potential Howard trade

It’s looking more and more likely that Dwight Howard will not remain with the Orlando Magic after the trade deadline.  His comments following last night’s win against the Heat that he hopes the team “rolls the dice” and does not trade him has not sat well with management or fans in the City Beautiful.  Especially [...]

Michael Beasley Trade Talk Heating Up

There is more and more talk coming out of Minnesota that Michael Beasley may be on the move in the next 24 hours. According to Bill Ingram of HoopsWorld.com, the Lakers, Magic and Rockets are among the teams interested in the forward. The Lakers have been linked to Beasley for a few weeks and reportedly [...]

Magic want to talk Howard with the Lakers

Before the season, it was believed that if the Orlando Magic were going to trade Dwight Howard, that a deal with the LA Lakers was almost a foregone conclusion.  He would get to play in a bigger market and team with a superstar and have a chance at winning a championship.  Plus, the Magic would [...]

Report: Magic will let Howard decide fate of coach Van Gundy, GM Smith

The Orlando Magic have been trying just about everything to convince Dwight Howard to sign an extension and remain the club.  The team has been working overtime to make a deal that will land them another star to play alongside Howard. Now comes word from ESPN The Magazine’s Ric Bucher that the Magic have not [...]

Lacob, Warriors Nix Ellis deal to Magic

New Warriors’ owner Joe Lacob is trying to make a splashy and even risky move, hoping to land Magic center Dwight Howard on his club.  The one thing he won’t do is help Orlando keep the center. According to Ken Berger of CBSSports.com, Lacob will not make a deal that would send Monta Ellis to [...]

Bogut, Ellis involved in trade talks with multiple teams

Trade talks involving Bucks’ center Andrew Bogut and Warriors’ guard Monta Ellis have heated up over the past 24 days. Houston, Washington and Golden State have talked with Milwaukee about acquiring Bogut according to Ken Berger of CBSSports.com. The Rockets and Bucks have been talking about a deal that would send Samuel Dalembert and Courtney [...]

Howard interested in both Clippers and Heat

Dwight Howard is having a hard time making up his mind.  He could stay with the Orlando Magic who are basically begging him to stay and rightfully so. Earlier this season, he told the team that he wanted a trade and his preferred list of teams include the Lakers, Nets and Mavericks.  Out of those [...]

Magic want to talk with Bulls about Howard trade

The Orlando Magic are dealing with a major dilemma: do they keep Dwight Howard through the trade deadline and risk losing him for nothing at the end of the season or do they make a trade right now for the big man, knowing they won’t get close to equal value.  And making matters worse is [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 2/23/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz discuss the first half of the NBA season, the All-Star festivities in their backyard of Orlando, what they expect in the second half of the season, the latest on trade talk and more. You can subscribe to the Pro Basketball News podcast on iTunes by clicking here.

Pro Basketball News podcast – 2/20/12

On the latest podcast, Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz discuss the NBA slam dunk and three-point shooting contests, games from over the weekend, if the Thunder need to make a move before the trade deadline, if the Knicks are true contenders now, the Magic falling apart against the Heat and their holes, chaos with the [...]