With that said, there are a handful of players in Orlando who are attempting to fill the enormous chasm left by the league's most dominant center.
While none are capable of playing game-changing defense or producing rim-rattling dunks like Howard, the Magic do have a nice blend of front-line pieces who are capable of developing into productive NBA players.
However, that development and production does need to occur quickly if the Magic are to successfully rebuild in the post-Howard era. Encouragingly, there have been some positive signs in the early going of this season.
So without further ado, here is a look at how each of the Magic's post players are attempting to fill the void left by D12.
*Note - This article only includes players averaging more than 10 minutes per game. All stats accurate as of Nov. 11.