Don't count out the Magic in the East

The Heat and Celtics aren't the only contenders in the East. (PER Diem: Jan. 24, 2011)

Updated: January 24, 2011, 2:10 PM ET
By John Hollinger |
Dwight HowardBrian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesIt hasn't taken long for Howard, who is having an MVP season, to mesh with the new Magic players.

If you're thinking the Eastern Conference is a two-team race between Boston and Miami, I strongly suggest you reconsider.