Can the Orlando Magic Win a Championship Without Major Changes?

June 27th, 2010 by Brett Roberts Leave a reply »
Can the Magic win a title without making any major moves?

Could the Magic could return to the Finals next year, and possibly beat the Lakers?

I believe they could.

The logic behind this lies in a few major facts:

Boston will not be the same next year; either they'll be a year older, or they are going to blow it up and start rebuilding around Rondo and Perkins. 

Cleveland, sans LeBron, is probably a lottery team. And Orlando has proved they have the ability to deal with the current Cleveland team, so the only point of focus should be where LeBron ends up, which will likely end up being the biggest threat to the Magic. 

Atlanta, while good against most of the league, presents no problem for the Magic.

I do think getting rid of Vince would be a good start. He had a 45-point eruption against New Orleans, but other than that was hardly the Vince Carter we saw for his years in Toronto and New Jersey. I don't think it is all his age decline either; I think a lot of it is purely mental (as he showed us by flipping the switch after his horrible January and then going into kill mode).  

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