How the Orlando Magic Can Pull Off the Unthinkable Against the Boston Celtics

May 25th, 2010 by kevin roberts Leave a reply »
The Orlando Magic just starved off elimination, demanding the Boston Celtics put the broom away, and invited them back to Orlando for a Game Five visit .

After all, that's all that it will be. The Celtics will come into town, the Magic will play another heart-felt game, and Game Six will be on the books.

At least that's the plan .

However, based off of what we saw out of the Magic last night, the way they kept their composure when calls weren't going their way, the way Jameer Nelson attacked the basket, and the way Dwight Howard never backed down, we can't completely write off a comeback.

Think about it . The Celtics looked tired in the fourth quarter and overtime last night. If it weren't for Ray Allen's huge clutch three's near the end of overtime, this game would have been over at the three-minute mark of the extra period.

Orlando didn't dominate Boston all game (not by any means), but they matched them blow for blow, shot for shot, and closed the deal in the end.

And so far in this series, that's what it's been all about. Orlando allowed themselves to get abused by the Celtics' inside game in Game One, as ...

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