Orlando Magic News for October 18th: "Dynamite" Vince Carter, Jumbo Lineups, and More

ORLANDO, FL - OCTOBER 10: Vince Carter #15 of the Orlando Magic reacts after a basket during the game against the New Orleans Hornets at Amway Arena on October 10, 2010 in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
  • Oh, Vince Carter. If only it were May – Orlando Magic BasketBlog

    Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel says Orlando Magic guard Vince Carter "has been dynamite this preseason," but that the team needs him to be able to sustain this level of play once the games start to count. To that end, he suggests coach Stan Van Gundy "might have to borrow a page from the Doc Rivers manual on how to nurse [...] an older player to the finish line."

  • MAGIC: Denton: Big Lineup Effective Thus Far

    "The Magic want to be bigger and badder," John Denton writes, which is why they've been more inclined to play "big" lineups with either Marcin Gortat or Brandon Bass at power forward alongside Dwight Howard at center this preseason. Specifically, they have an eye toward potential playoff meetings against the Miami Heat, Boston Celtics, L.A. Lakers, and San Antonio Spurs. Denton's story includes can't-miss quotes from Howard and Gortat.

  • Division preview: Southeast - NBA - CBSSports.com Basketball

    Ken Berger's preview of the Southeast Division is insightful, fair, and well-reasoned. "Basically, if Miami loading up in free agency doesn't put Howard on a mission of total destruction," he writes, "then nothing ever will." He also lists Quentin Richardson as the Magic's "X-Factor."

  • NBA Coach Power Rankings: Which Head Coaches Are The Best Of An Elite Group? - SBNation.com

    Last week, Mike Prada of SBNation.com ranked the league's 30 head coaches. He has a lot of nice things to say about Stan Van Gundy.

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