Orlando Magic and 3 Other Teams Who Won't Be Back in the Playoffs Next Year

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Orlando Magic and 3 Other Teams Who Won't Be Back in the Playoffs Next Year
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If you haven't heard, Dwight Howard wants out of Orlando. Also, if you haven't heard that, I don't know if I want to talk to you. You've obviously been living under a rock for the entire summer.

I don't associate with those type of rock people.

Anyways, with the impending departure of Howard, the Orlando Magic organization is in the process of hitting the reset button on their entire franchise.

With Howard out at the end of the season, the Orlando Magic struggled down the stretch and were bounced in the first round by the upstart Indiana Pacers.

Magic fans should not expect even that much success in the upcoming season.

Quite simply, you don't lose the best big man in the NBA and still cling to what little relevance you have left to sneak into the playoffs the next season.

It doesn't happen.

Here's three other teams that shouldn't expect to be dancing into the postseason for a second straight year.

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