Point guard Travis Diener was a fan favorite in Orlando during the two years he played for the Magic. Management liked his basketball I.Q. and leadership, but he rarely cracked the lineup and left this past offseason for a chance to play more. The Indiana Pacers have given Diener his chance and he isn't disappointing, averaging 7.1 points and 3.4 assists coming off the bench, both career highs.
March 15, 2008
If Orlando is going to vault past both Detroit and Boston, it's pretty much a consensus opinion that they will have to make a personnel move. This proposed move for a player who's rumored to be on the market would completely shake up the current structure of the Magic, and would be a major risk/reward type of deal that could define Otis Smith's tenure as Orlando general manager.
February 13, 2008
MarquetteHoops.com is adding a new 'where are they now' alumni feature so Maquette hoops fans can catch up on what some of their favorite players of the past are up to now. Of all of the greats to play at Marquette, who better to start off with than Orlando Magic guard Travis Diener......
May 26, 2006
Growing up in Fond du Lac and college in Milwaukee, Travis Diener has always lived in Wisconsin, but the Marquette grad's future is now in the hands of the NBA draft. Auditioning for teams like Milwaukee, New York, New Jersey, LA (Lakers & Clippers), Golden State, Orlando, Boston, Sacramento, Portland, Utah and Toronto, he'll soon learn where he'll call home. While waiting with anticipation, he spoke with MarquetteHoops.com about his future.
June 27, 2005
Travis Diener has been working hard to impress scouts for the upcoming NBA draft. By the time the draft rolls around next week, Diener will have worked out for nearly a dozen different NBA teams. As the draft moves closer MarquetteHoops.com spoke with former Marquette All-American Dwyane Wade and Travis Diener himself about Diener's possible future in the NBA. In part 1, John Dodds does a Q&A with Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade.
June 24, 2005