Forbes: 12 NBA owners among 400 richest Americans (Prokhorov not included)


Pity poor Paul Allen. He only came in at No. 20 on the Forbes list of the 400 Richest Americans. But at least he’ll have something to hold over the heads of the other owners when they convene next month for the Board of Governors meeting in New York (then again, Allen– worth 15 billion– may not attend. He usually sends someone in his place). The only owner who can flex muscles with him is Mikhail Prokhorov of the Brooklyn Nets, with $13.2


Exclusive: Magic are ready to trade Howard

I’ve already told you that Dwight Howard wants out of Orlando, and now I have another piece of info to report. A plugged-in league source tells that the feeling is mutual, and Orlando is prepared to trade him sooner rather than later. The source said that when Magic team president traveled to Michigan last weekend to speak in person with owner Rich DeVos, the conclusion was reached that not only was it time for Stan Van Gundy and Otis Smith to go,


Tonight’s best game: Orlando at Miami

In-state rivals clash Sunday when the Orlando Magic take their big one to Miami to play the Heat’s big three. Miami has been a monster at home, going 18-2 and winning its last 12 at American Airlines Arena, allowing just 89.3 points during the streak. The Magic are 13-9 on the road and have won four of their last five behind a hot-shooting Jameer Nelson (27-of-44 from the floor in his last four games). Dwight Howard, the NBA’s leading rebounder (15.0), has tortured


Biyombo outplays Howard as Magic lose to lowly Bobcats


If you are Orlando Magic owner Rich DeVos, what are you thinking as you wake up this morning? For one thing, you’ve got to be grateful to be walking the earth for another day, still having your wits about you. But on the other hand, your team just had its most embarrassing loss of the season, your coach sounds apoplectic, your superstar’s intentions are unclear, and there is no way in hell you can convince yourself that your team is capable of


Magic beat Heat after Orlando owner speaks on Dwight Howard

It is very rare to see the Miami Heat lose. It is even more rare to hear Rich DeVos speak. Both happened last night in Orlando, where the Dwight Howard trade situation again took center stage in what has been a circus of a season for the Magic. In a nutshell, DeVos doesn’t want to trade Howard, and the Orlando owner revealed that he has told Howard the grass is not always greener on the other side — although he did not rule


Magic owner Rich DeVos on Dwight Howard: “I don’t want to trade him”

I have been saying this over and over again when asked on radio shows and in video appearances what I expect to happen with Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic. Time and again, I have come back to one key point: The fate of Howard, for this season anyway, rests in the hands of 85-year-old owner Magic owner Rich DeVos. I am not 85, but I would imagine that when you are 85, you know the clock is ticking. You are not interested