Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic’s First Impressions

November 1st, 2010 by Wil Bradley Leave a reply »
The Orlando Magic suffered their first bit of adversity on Friday night, after being thoroughly dominated by the Miami Heat in their first meeting of the season.

This game came with all the hype of Miami’s Big Three in tow. For Heat fans, it would help reduce the anxiety created by a poor showing in the season opener against the Boston Celtics.

For Magic fans, this game would help solidify the notion that the Magic “team” could compete with the “New-look” Heat.

Things worked out better for the Miami contingent, than it did for those of us in Orlando.

As I did for the Miami Heat, I’m giving my first impressions of Orlando after playing one of the league’s true contenders.


Dwight Howard Continues to Learn

Dwight Howard came out in the first half and showed some of what he learned from Hakeem Olajuwon. Howard finished the first half with 17 points.

He finished the game with 19 points.

Though Howard demonstrated a new offensive aggressiveness, he let other aspects of his game slip somewhat. Magic fans did not get the dominating defense and rebounding we&rsquo ...

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