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Orlando Magic: 6 Challenges for Jacque Vaughn, Other Coach Replacement

July 24th, 2012
The Magic are a team in disarray, make no mistake.Changes needed to occur, and they did. Out went general manager Otis Smith, a former Magic inaugural team shooting guard. Out went the coach with the best winning percentage in all-time Magic history, Stan Van Gundy, who we'll talk about later. ...

Orlando Magic Pound Heat; Dwight Howard: “I Don’t Follow The Heat”

November 24th, 2010
Dwight Howard spoke before the Magic-Miami game, saying he "doesn't follow the Heat."  Well, the Heat might need to start following Howard, if they are ever going to have any kind of chance of stopping him and the Magic.  Here is a link to the video of Dwight Howard commenting on whether ...

Orlando Magic: Is Dwight Howard’s Offense Finally Catching Up With His Defense?

November 18th, 2010
Consistently, throughout his career, Dwight Howard has been criticized for lacking post moves and that "all he can do is dunk."  I've been championing his improving postgame all along, asking doubters, "Have you even watched Dwight Howard lately?"  Throughout last season, and especially against the Celtics in the playoffs, he showed ...

NBA Power Rankings: Ranking the Best Small Forwards in the NBA

November 9th, 2010
This article will take a look at the best small forwards in the league.  While sometimes it is difficult to determine a player's "true" position, with all the tweeners and hybrids, I have tried to make the best determination that I could, mainly based on what position the player starts ...

2010-11 NBA Predictions: 10 Reasons Why Boston Is Tougher For Orlando Than Miami

October 19th, 2010
This article will look at the reasons why Boston represents a tougher challenge to the Orlando Magic than the Miami Heat do.  Despite the fact that the 'Big Three' of Miami have never played together and established any team chemistry, most are still picking them to win the east. But are ...

2010-2011 NBA Predictions: Can Dwight Howard Enter Legitimate MVP Conversation?

October 13th, 2010
Dwight Howard is looking great so far this preseason.  No, really, he is looking great.  He has added a mid range jumper to his arsenal, a move he practiced with on occasion last year, but this year he is shooting it with a fresh sense of confidence and is not ...

NBA Power Rankings: An Orlando Magic Fan’s Ranking of the Miami Heat Players

October 5th, 2010
This slideshow will look at the best players on the Miami Heat in order.  While it may start a few debates, I have tried to list solid reasons for my rankings and have spoken about each player's strengths and deficiencies.I have enormous respect for this Miami team, even if I ...

Will Yao Ming Come Back and Challenge Howard as the Best Center?

October 5th, 2010
Tonight, the Magic square-off against the Rockets in Houston in their first preseason game, but not all eyes will be on Howard and the Magic.   Certainly, all of China will be crossing their collective fingers, so that they don't lose the best player ever to come out of their country; ...

Five Reasons You Won’t Want To See an Angry Dwight Howard This Year

September 29th, 2010
Dwight Howard has vowed "no more Mr. Nice Guy" this season and has promised to turn up his intensity, and play with a much rougher image and purpose.What does that mean for the rest of the league?  With Dwight Howard already dominating, will a focused and determined Dwight mean doom ...

Vince Carter: Where Does He Go From Here?

September 18th, 2010
Many Magic fans were greatly enthused when the they traded Courtney Lee, Tony Battie, and Rafer Alston for Vince Carter and Ryan Anderson.  In Carter, the Magic hoped they had upgraded from Hedo Turkoglu, who went on to sign a monstrous contract with the Toronto Raptors, paying him in excess ...