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Dwight Howard and Orlando Magic: 10 Reasons They're the Best in the East

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Dwight Howard and Orlando Magic: 10 Reasons They're the Best in the East
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If you were to judge who is the best team in the Eastern Conference based on record alone, the Orlando Magic would not win. The Boston Celtics (35-10), Miami Heat (31-14), and Chicago Bulls (31-14) each have slightly better overall records than the Magic. 

However, Orlando is not the same team that it was when it started the season. The Magic have given their lineup a makeover and a needed boost by welcoming Hedo Turkoglu, Gilbert Arenas and Jason Richardson while parting ways with Mickael Pietrus, Rashard Lewis and Vince Carter. 

Since the trade, Orlando has looked like an entirely different team and I would even dare to argue that the Magic are worth as being labeled the best team in the Eastern Conference. Therefore, I have compiled a list of 10 reasons why the Orlando Magic deserve such a label. 

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