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Orlando–Before getting to everything the Hawks did wrong while blowing a lead before pulling out the W, let me take a minute to point out something that’s pretty remarkable. After a period in which it seemed as if the Hawks would never beat the Magic as long as Dwight Howard was around, it’s now to the point where the Magic can’t want anything to do with the Hawks. “I don’t think anyone in this locker room will ever forget what Orlando did to us in the playoffs a couple of years ago,” Marvin Williams said. The Hawks seem to have solved the Magic riddle and it’s really something to see. This time the Hawks beat Orlando without All-Star Al Horford, Magic slayer Jamal Crawford and Dwight stopper Jason Collins. They have two centers who have proven to frustrate Dwight. They give Orlando problems with their size all over the court, which Stan Van Gundy noted pregame is what tends to happen to his team. They outplayed Orlando when it was small vs. small, too. And now the Hawks …

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Orlando Magic fans are still holding out hope that Dwight Howard doesn’t want to leave. But as the Magic slide further down the Eastern Conference standings, the likelihood of Howard packing his bags is increasing. Howard has already requested a trade, but with the deadline approaching, the Magic haven’t gotten an offer they think is worth it. Either that or they really do think...

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Magic Masters Semifinals: 2010 vs. 1996 -- Analysis

Magic Masters is Orlando Magic Daily's attempt to recognize the best in Magic history. In this edition, we are trying to rank the best teams in Magic history. To see the full tournament bracket, visit the introduction page. Today, we begin the semifinals: We have (finally) reached the semifinals of Magic Masters and only four teams remain in the competition to be...

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