Ranking the summer moves

Updated: September 28, 2009, 11:29 PM ET
By Chad Ford |
Vince CarterFernando Medina/Getty ImagesAfter losing in the Finals, Orlando has a new look. Will VC help lift the Magic to their first NBA title?

Summer is over and so is the illusion that comes with it -- the idea almost every team in the league can be a winner.

You know the feeling: If my team can just make a big trade or a huge free-agent acquisition or hit a home run in the lottery, maybe next season will be different.

Chad Ford

Senior Writer, NBA Insider