Orlando Magic Week Five Preview: Dwight Howard and the Road Warriors

Posted: 2nd December 2009 by Chad Waylon Pouncy in NBA
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Orlando gets a bit of a break after a busy schedule last week. In the process, the Magic have stepped up and now sit atop the Eastern Conference standings with the Boston Celtics at 14-4. Kicking off the week against the Miami Heat at home on Wednesday night, Orlando took a tough loss on a controversial put back dunk by PF Michael Beasley. When Dwayne Wade missed badly on a potential game winner, Beasley dunked the ball with 1.6 left on the clock, putting Miami ahead 99-98. Magic players pleaded with the refs for a goaltending call, to no avail. Vince Carter was unable to counter with his last second shot and Orlando took the loss. Jason Williams had a big game for the Magic, scoring a season high 25 points and adding eight assists. On Thanksgiving night Orlando headed to Atlanta to f ...

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