San Antonio, Texas
1) Dwight Howard is thinking of putting on an Old School Magic vs. New School Magic exhibition game/weekend in Orlando. He took to Twitter to ask fans what they think for the event. What former and current Magic players would you want to see play?
2) Jameer Nelson, for one, tells Zach McCann of the Orlando Sentinel that he believes Dwight's comments with Esquire were blown out of proportion. Nelson vowed to support Dwight no matter what (they are like brothers having entered the league the same year) and that Dwight would be ready to give his all for Orlando this season.
3) Mediation continues today between the NBA and NBPA, even with David Stern phoning into the meeting with the flu. Tim Griffin of Spurs Nation says don't get your hopes up yet even though the two sides appear to be moving closer and closer.
4) Dan Savage of OrlandoMagic.com wonders what kind of coach Patrick Ewing will be.
5) Tony Parker said it felt good to win after playing his first game in the French league this season.
6) Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports that a local non-profit is hoping to raise money to support those people who are out of work at the Amway Center because of the lockout.
7) Dwight Howard tells a fan on Twitter that Howard has to live for Dwight when it comes to deciding his future. And you honestly cannot blame him for that position.
8) Tim Griffin of Spurs Nation takes a look back at George Gervin's induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame.
9) Jameer Nelson, Brandon Bass, Quentin Richardson and Keyon Dooling spent some time yesterday donating food and personal hygiene items for the Pete and Jameer Nelson Foundation and The Gametyme Foundation. Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel caught up with the three Magic players.
10) This should be a fun event for the kids, the Orlando Magic are hosting a Halloween Flick or Treat at Amway Center on Sunday, October 30 from 2-5 p.m. The event is open to the public and will feature trick or treating throughout the Amway Center, a haunted Stuff's Castle and a movie played on the ginormous scoreboard.
11) Man, even Hollywood outlets seem to think Kris Humphries is a target for the Magic... and that he is going through a rough patch with Kim Kardashian (bwah bwah).
12) The Spurs are finding diamonds in the rough even when they are locked out. Michael De Leon of Project Spurs writes that San Antonio has interest in Siena guard Edwin Ubiles. Ubiles worked out for the Spurs and is getting set to begin play with Puerto Rico at the Pan-American Games. Project Spurs also checked in with former Austin Toro Michael Joiner.