Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points and the San Antonio Spurs opened an early 25-point lead en route to defeating the host Miami Heat 111-92 to take a two-games-to-one lead in the NBA Finals.
The Cleveland Cavaliers won the National Basketball Association’s draft lottery and the right to pick No. 1 in the NBA draft for the third time in the past four years.
Jacque Vaughn was hired as coach of the Orlando Magic as the team deals with disgruntled All-Star center Dwight Howard.
Pat Williams , the Orlando Magic executive who’s credited with bringing the National Basketball Association franchise to the Florida city in 1987, was diagnosed with blood and bone marrow cancer two weeks ago, the team said.
Rob Hennigan, the assistant general manager of the Western Conference Champion Oklahoma City Thunder, was named general manager of the National Basketball Association’s Orlando Magic.
The Orlando Magic took a 2-0 lead and the San Antonio Spurs tied their series at one game each in the first round of the National Basketball Association playoffs.
The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Orlando Magic 103-93 in the first round of the National Basketball Association Eastern Conference playoffs.
Grant Hill spent much of his tenure with the Orlando Magic in the trainer’s room, where to the chagrin of him and teammate Pat Garrity, control of the television remote was governed by majority rule.