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Bamba, Rivers, Suggs all suspended after Magic-Wolves dustup

NEW YORK — The NBA has suspended Orlando's Mo Bamba for four games and Minnesota's Austin Rivers for three games for their roles in an on-court altercation on Friday night.Jalen Suggs of the Magic will miss one game, the league said, for escalating the incident.The league announced the suspensions Saturday. Bamba will forfeit $284,138 in salary, while Rivers will lose about $60,121 and Suggs will lose $47,740.Timberwolves forward Jaden McDaniels was fined $20,000 for getting involved in the altercation. Bamba, Rivers, Suggs and McDaniels were all ejected, as was Minnesota's Taurean Prince. The NBA did not give Prince any additional sanction on Saturday.Bamba and Rivers threw punches during the incident, and the NBA said Suggs and McDaniels "then entered the altercation as non-peacemakers." The league also said Bamba "attempted to continue to engage with Rivers in a hostile manner in the corridor outside the locker rooms where he also aggressively shoved a security representative."Both Rivers and Bamba had social media posts about the incident, which the league said continued the escalation.
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Mo Bamba, Austin Rivers suspended for on-court altercation

NEW YORK – Orlando Magic center Mo Bamba has been suspended four games without pay and Minnesota Timberwolves guard Austin Rivers has been suspended three games without pay for their roles in an on-court altercation, it was announced today by Joe Dumars, Executive Vice President, Head of Basketball Operations.
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Three players suspended for fight during Magic-Timberwolves game

The NBA has announced suspensions for three players involved in an altercation during Friday night’s game between the Magic and Timberwolves. Orlando center Mohamed Bamba was suspended for four games and Minnesota guard Austin Rivers received three games for their roles in the fight. Magic guard Jalen Suggs received...
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Dozens gather at vigil for Tyre Nichols in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — Dozens gathered in Lake Eola Park to remember Tyre Nichols Saturday. The 29-year-old died last month three days after being beaten by police in Memphis. Congressman Maxwell Frost came together with members of the community to honor Nichols. "Today, it's about celebrating his beautiful life," Frost...

Opera Orlando to Launch Spring Masterclass Series

On February 11, 2023, Opera Orlando will launch their Spring Masterclass Series. Held at the Broadway United Methodist Church, the series will open on with a class by composer and conductor Nicolas Giusti; the Roman-born conductor has led performances around the world and last appeared with OO in their 2019 production of “The Marriage of Figaro.”
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Nestor Bravo, Antonio Vargas Back on February 26 in Orlando, Florida

World class championship boxing returns to the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Florida as local favorite Nestor Bravo defends his WBO NABO junior welterweight title against Jair Valtierra. The ten-round bout will headline “Night of Champions II,” promoted by Boxlab Promotions and televised by the CBS Sports Network on February...

Work together on the right plan for downtown Orlando | Editorial

After a series of violent fights, gunfire and unrest in downtown Orlando — including a July mass shooting that wounded seven people just as bars were wrapping up last call — city officials and downtown leaders knew they had to do something. The question remains: What’s the best path forward? The City Council led the way with its proposal last month, giving initial approval to a plan that puts ...

Relaxed Florida transfer rules lead to growing free agency in high school sports

Like other Orlando area football fathers, Tony Jurgensen considered advice offered from specialized trainers and high school assistant coaches on which programs might be the best fit for his son. Those discussions began nearly five years ago after Jurgensen’s family, including then 10-year-old aspiring quarterback Bjorn, moved from Virginia to east Orange County. “We’ve been hearing it since ...

Orlando Magic at Charlotte Hornets odds, picks and predictions

The Orlando Magic (21-32) visit the Charlotte Hornets (15-39) Sunday. Tip-off for this Southeast Divisional showdown from Spectrum Center is set for 1 p.m. ET. Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook's lines around the Magic vs. Hornets odds, and make our expert NBA picks and predictions. Orlando won at Minnesota 127-120...
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Gray skies, high rain chances return to Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. – All of Central Florida will see cloudy skies by Sunday afternoon, but the highest chances for washout potential reside closer to the Atlantic coast. Clouds will increase from south to north, so areas north of Orlando have a shot for a few hours of sunshine before thick cloud cover rolls in.

Women’s golf to open spring season

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Spring action opens for the University of Evansville women’s golf team this weekend with the Motor City Classic in Orlando, Fla. Rio Pinar Country Club will play host to the Motor City Classic, which is operated by Oakland University. Joining Oakland and Evansville in the field at St. Thomas, Creighton, Cleveland State and Northern Kentucky.

Bungalower and The Bus – Episode 312 (Milkhouse Social)

The views and opinions expressed in this episode are those of the hosts alone and do not reflect the official policy or position of Bungalower Media, our readers, or our advertisers. For Episode 312, Brendan and Jon were invited to visit the Milkhouse Social (Website) in the Milk District to...