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Magic missed chance to exorcise Dwight's ghost

Magic missed chance to exorcise Dwight's ghost

The Magic lost a chance to make the playoffs -- and exorcise Dwight Howard's ghost -- when free agent Paul Millsap agreed to return to the Atlanta Hawks. Millsap's decision was disappointing, but not surprising, considering he was playing for a 60-win team last season while the rebuilding Magic won just 25. Applaud the Magic for being aggressive and dispelling any notion that GM Rob Hennigan was working on a 10-year plan. The fact that Orlando got a meeting with the All-Star was something of an upset, and the club wasn’t shy about spending money, as usual. If you believe the reports, the Magic offered Millsap a four-year, $80 million contract. Millsap got the deal...

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