Sean Guest

Sean has been following the NBA and the Orlando Magic since the Shaq & Penny era. His love for the franchise has waivered over the past decade, but he remains optimistic that it will deliver on Alex Martins' promise to win a championship before 2030. He has contributed to Last Word on Sports (NBA) and Fansided's Orlando Magic Daily.

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The Step Back: Air apparent

He had the hops and the hype, but Sean Guest looks back on Vince Carter’s run as ‘the next Michael Jordan’ as a series of missed opportunities

The Step Back: Ewing some, you lose some

On this day in NBA history, the New York Knicks won the rights to the number one pick in the 1985 Draft to pick Patrick Ewing, who would change the face of the franchise, but not their ability to win a championship

The Step Back: The long goodbye of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

If you’re old enough, cast your mind back to 1989: the year the Berlin Wall…

The Step Back: All-Star State

In this first of two All-Star special editions of The Step Back, Sean Guest looks at one game that attracted the largest crowd in the history of basketball

The Step Back: Magic’s Moment

Sean Guest looks back on this day in 1996, when Magic Johnson returned to the court for his final stretch of games as a player for the Los Angeles Lakers

The Step Back: Carving out a ‘Nique

In the latest edition of The Step Back, Sean Guest remembers this day in 2001, when the Atlanta Hawks retired the jersey of Dominique Wilkins

The Step Back: Tough Glove

Sean Guest revisits key events from NBA history, evaluating their impact on the players and teams involved. This time: Gary Payton

The Step Back: Miller Time

In this new series, Sean Guest revisits key events from NBA history, evaluating their impact on the players and teams involved, as well as the league and the sport more broadly

After their slow start, can the Sacramento Kings still be regal?

After a big improvement last season, the Sacramento Kings have taken a step back. Sean Guest looks at what they can do to turn things around.