Its no secret that the Magic are looking like contenders for the title with every passing basket. Many will argue that they have been faced against lightweight opponents; others will say they are dominant.
With the Atlanta Hawks dispatched in a "blowout" sweep, the Celtics will be looking to shut them down and advance past to the NBA Finals.
Dwight Howard will be key, but here are other factors that could make the Magic reach the NBA Finals in a really short 12 games.
I know getting swept after beating Cleveland is a long-shot, but NBA is where amazing happens.
Also, here are the reasons the Celtics can work harder and make it to the Finals.