Orlando Magic vs. Miami Heat: Is This the Best Rivalry in the NBA?

October 29th, 2010 by Matt Regaw Leave a reply »
For the first time on the young NBA season, the Orlando Magic will take on the Miami Heat. This could quickly become one of the most heated rivalries in the NBA as each team will battle for supremacy in the East and the state of Florida.

In the off season the Heat made headlines nearly every day after it was announced that LeBron James would be bringing his talents to South Beach. Other teams in the NBA felt slight and overwhelmed by the amount of coverage the Heat were given.

Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy was one of the people the noticed the “extra” coverage the Heat had received. Earlier this year at a press conference Van Gundy stated: “I’m surprised there was enough media left for you guys to get here. ESPN is all Heat, all the time.”

Van Gundy has never been shy with the media and speaking his mind. During the summer when he was asked about Chris Bosh following Dwayne Wade, he said, "Well, he's been following him around for two weeks like his lapdog. So that doesn't really surprise me.”

The coach was not the only member of the Magic to take a shot at LeBron James and the new trio in Miami.

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