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The Magic Overcome Adversity, Advance to Eastern Conference Finals

Published by on May 17, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

The Orlando Magic were the obvious underdogs coming into game seven.

Matched up against the Boston Celtics, who are 20-5 all-time in game sevens (17-3 at home), Orlando had all the critics rooting against them.

The Magic were 1-1 all-time in game seven coming into this game. The last game seven that Orlando played was 2003 against the Detroit Pistons. Dwight Howard was just a junior in high school.

This only being Orlando's third game seven ever, history was undoubtedly in favor of the Celtics.

It's safe to say that the Magic made history tonight with their 101-82 win over the Celtics.

Orlando came into the game with many goals, one of them being to build intensity early, and also ...

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