Are the Magic better without Howard?

Based on tonight's convincing victory over the Sixers, it seems pretty obvious that the Magic are better off without Howard in the lineup. Should the Magic bench him for the remainder of the playoffs?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    That's a NO. Dwight Howard, he's one of the best players in the league. Without his toughness, you're pretty much gonna live or die with jump shots after jump shots.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    NO

    He is The Best Blocker And Rebounder Not only in His Team

    But in The Entire LEague

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    Winning A Game Without The Star Doesnt mean he made the Worse

    Example When Durant Did not play with Thunder

    They Won Games But That Doeant Mean That They Dont need Them

  • 4 years ago

    Magic without a doubt. The reason the Cavs are still in all these series is because of Lebron. Dwight is good too, but the Magic's team is much deeper than the Cavs.

  • 1 decade ago

    No! Just because they won a game without him doesn't mean they can go it again especially against a better team. Howard is the defensive player of the year and a big force offensively, they need him and they need him to play well.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Not at all. The Magic won because they know their starting center is out and that mentality drove them to play extra harder. That same mentality made the Sixers think that they can win G6 because D12 is out and so they didn't play hard at all.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Well if they face Boston, No because they need him to rebound and guard kendrick perkins and stop rondo's penetration.

    But if they face chicago they could i suppose because orlando has a considerable size advantage over the bulls. The one thing they have to worry about is derick rose and ben gordon other than that the magic easily beat them if they play each other.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    No way, Howard is the clown at the circus that keeps the magic going.

  • 1 decade ago

    What up Corey,

    Man i always appreciate your sense of humor and sarcasm...

    Well if the Celtics win game 7 against the Bulls- we can say that K.G. really makes no difference on their team...LOL...

    Keep watching and enjoying the playoffs!

    Nickster

  • 1 decade ago

    yea right...just cuz of that one game....it means nothing...the magic wouldnt have won 40 games without Superman in the lineup

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    No way!!! The fact that they have done better when he is not scoring and rebounding as much in this series is nothing more than a coincidence.

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