NBA Offseason Buzz: Orlando Magic
The search for a leader amid more changes at point guard
Two ways to look at the Magic's offseason overhaul: They messed with a formula that got them to the Finals for the first time in 14 years, or they reloaded to improve their chances at finishing the job and winning a title this time around. Their chance of doing the latter probably will depend less on personnel upgrades and more on the maturation of Dwight Howard -- or the sudden evolution of Vince Carter -- into a bona fide leader. No team has ever won a championship without its best player leading the charge and those are Orlando's two candidates.
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2009 NBA OFFSEASON BUZZ
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