As part of the 2009 NBA Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers will unveil a new Reading & Learning Center at the Salesian Family Youth Center on Friday, June 5.
Orlando Magic Superman Dwight Howard, who lead his team to the Third Seed in the Eastern Conference with a 59-23 regular season record while averaging 20.6 points, 13.8 rebounds, and 2.9 blocks, was named to the All-NBA First Team for the second consecutive season.
With a home loss already in game one of the NBA Playoffs, the Orlando Magic were already feeling pressure going into game two. The Magic once again had an 18 point lead only to watch it sink to five points, but hung on in the end to even the series at one.
Investigators are continuing their probe into the sudden death of 21 horses, set to compete in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open Polo Championship last Sunday. The Florida Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Polo Association and the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, said that necropsies are being performed. It is believed that some sort of toxin caused the deaths, although investigators say they don't know for sure yet.
Sun Sports/Fox Sports Florida and the Orlando Magic have announced the local television Playoff schedule coverage information.