Found December 18, 2011 on Orlando Magic Daily:
In a few months, we may look back at tonight's 118-81 loss to Miami and think it was just a preseason game, a sign that the team was still working back into shape after a truncated offseason. In a few months, we may look back at this 118-81 loss to Miami and think of it as a sign of deeper issues with the club, a team that is dealing with a massive amount of distraction and a massive amount of uncertainty, a team still reeling from Playoff disappointment and a hard fall from the top. In a few months, we will know if we should read any more into this game. Right now, it certainly looks bad with the Dwight Howard trade rumors still swirling and his uncertain future dominating every discussion surrounding the Orlando Magic. Tonight, it was just a preseason game. It can be flushed and forgotten as easily as it was scheduled and played. There is not going to be a lot to take from a preseason game. The team was lethargic, a bit out of shape and out of sync in what turned out to be a...
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