It's In the Cards: Why Magic Are Scarier Than Heat For Celtics

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It's In the Cards: Why Magic Are Scarier Than Heat For Celtics
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Fueled by the media circus, the Heat's 22-1 streak had both analysts and fans thinking breakthrough. The Heat were playing with more fury and seemed to have their big three in sync, with the role players following suit.

The 'Karma Police' references have escalated after LeBron's tweet about his former team. I don't buy into such nonsense, but the fact that the Heat's four game losing skid has been accompanied by injuries to all three of their superstars; it does validate entertaining speculation.

Although the Heat have greatly improved in terms of chemistry (as three all-stars should), they are nowhere near where they need to be. While the Celtics have continued their winning ways (despite a few injury hiccups), the Magic seem to finally have pieced together a formula that works.

Partially due to the recent changes, the Magic are now a greater threat to the Celtics' finals ambitions than the Heat. Here's why.

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