NBA Playoffs: Can the Orlando Magic Overcome Odds against the Boston Celtics?

May 24th, 2010 by Robert Quinn Leave a reply »
Coming into Game 1 at Amway Arena, the Orlando Magic seemed destined for a trip right to the NBA Finals, where they would have a rematch against the Los Angeles Lakers, who defeated the Magic in the Finals last year, in a 4-1 series.

Now, the Magic are in the improbable position of being down 3-0 to the Celtics, after sweeping their first two series' over the Charlotte Bobcats and the Atlanta Hawks in dominating fashion. No team in NBA history has ever overcome being down 3-0 in a championship series.

Tonight, the Magic look to do two things: reverse the way they have been playing in the last three games, and find a way to contain Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, who has been simply amazing this post season.

Taking Game 4 doesn't seem to be an issue to Rashard Lewis, who has been almost completely looked over throughout the series, as his three-pointers aren't draining as they were this time last year.

“We’ve won there before, and there’s no reason we can’t do it again,” forward Rashard Lewis said. “Boston came to us and beat us twice on our home court, so it’s happened before. Why can’t ...

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