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Superstar Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic look to get back to the NBA Finals in 2009-10. FOXSports.com previews what to expect from the Magic this season.
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I'm Bryan Webber the Orlando Magic made a surprising run to the NBA finals last year for preview on joined by team beat writer Brian Schmidt. A dilemma settled prior and all busy off season for the magic they traded heated circular picking up bit harder to take over -- only offense is -- an upgrade. Well I'm sure the budget -- General manager Otis mesh. Few years ago or any desire on Carter worn out. I became about her free agent but dust settled on Rashard Lewis. So what -- hope the combination of Carter. Taken over for Turkoglu does that to go to guy down at the end of games and coming home to Orlando. He will -- -- high school ball at Daytona Beach and grew up there and hope that combination will kind of revived concern. You know be -- to have peace it gets back to the finals. Point guard Jameer now it has meant a lot of games the last two seasons due to injuries happen or does Orlando about the health. Well we're always concerned about Jameer because he. He sort of play is like an NFL free safety. It's always a lot of contact he's on the war. Getting hit by a lot of elbows disease. Only five foot can let -- -- we're Jameer is not gonna change his style he says is that children that. Was surgically repaired mid season that allowed him to come back into the finals and says he's fine he's -- ago. But it's always a concern and the magic really wanted CJ Watson from goal Wednesday that young quick point guard. An instant that is certainly haven't had -- sort of along Jason Williams. -- guy who sat out all last season in order retirement but now it's coming back and the Anthony Johnson and other veterans so. I hope all three of those guys -- -- the point guard position. Filing Orlando surprised everyone with a magical run to the finals last year are -- good enough to make it back to the finals this year. Well it's interesting anytime you have Dwight Howard. You would you would say that your guaranteed fifty wins and a your contender. I think either they can get back there. At all really do it depends how this how this new mix of players. You know -- an interest -- strategy to make it to the finals for the first time since 1995. And terror entertained. So it's -- Depend on how these guys Nash how to light so offensive game. The vaults. And just a lot of worse things injuries of course it always has a big impact on every team by. It's it's there's no doubt they have the talent anytime you have to like Howard you have a shot so. You know I think it's gonna come down obviously to. The magic Boston and Cleveland but. I would not count the magic at all. Okay -- we appreciate the exact remember foxsports.com. Has you covered fraud of basketball needs some Bryan Webber will --