Does Orlando Have the “Magic” Touch?

May 27th, 2010 by Thomas Jarrell Leave a reply »
Doc Rivers told his Boston Celtics team that if they wanted to win another NBA Title that they needed to have "resolve." But it seems that his advice has been heeded by his opposition, the Orlando Magic.

It was just last weekend that Magic found themselves in an 0-3 hole, a hole that no NBA team has climbed their way out of the league's 63 year history, and their resolve seemed to be non-existent. They appeared to be defeated, listless, and lethargic. They suffered a 23-point beat down in Game Three at the hands of the Celtics and any hope that they had of advancing to the NBA Finals appeared to be quickly fading.

Yet two days after that devastating Game Three loss, the Magic lifted themselves from the ashes to take Game Four from the Celtics, in Boston to avoid elimination. Then last night the Magic decided that they would hand Boston a 21-point defeat in Orlando to let the world know that they were serious about making this series interesting at the very least.

Coming into the Eastern Conference Finals the Magic were rolling. They appeared to have everything going their way, they had won their first eight playoff games and had co ...

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