Slow start dooms Magic in Game 1
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Unbeatable in the first two rounds of the playoffs, the Orlando Magic apparently lost their rhythm somewhere before the start of the Eastern Conference finals.
Just like that, their road back to the NBA Finals has gotten considerably tougher.
Showing the rust from nearly a week off -- or from barely being challenged by Charlotte and Atlanta in the first two postseason rounds -- the Magic never totally overcame an awful start and lost Game 1 of the East finals ...
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