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Magic missed chance to exorcise Dwight's ghost

Magic missed chance to exorcise Dwight's ghost

The Magic just didn't miss a legitimate chance to make the playoffs when free agent All-Star Paul Millsap turned them down to stay in Atlanta. They also missed a chance to exorcise a ghost. No matter how much you might want to erase Dwight Howard from the Magic's past, he still haunts and hovers over their future. A Millsap signing would have been the most significant shovel turned in the arduous job of digging out of the hole created by Dwight's exit. The losing alone since he forced a trade in 2012 has put Orlando at a distinct disadvantage in free agency. To increase the degree of difficulty, all the defeats designed to position the club for top lottery prizes...

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