Previewing Magic Opponents – Pacific DivisionBy J.C. CARNAHAN | October 15th, 2010 | Category: 2010-11, – RECENT POSTS, More Local Sports, Orlando Magic, Special Events | 1 Comment »
Last season the Los Angeles Lakers finished with the best regular season record in the Western Conference at 57-25 and won the Pacific Division by three games over the Phoenix Suns (54-28).
The Lakers would go on to advanced to their third-straight NBA Finals and capture their second title in a row with a win over the Boston Celtics in seven games. Rounding out the Pacific Division were the Los Angeles Clippers (29-53), Golden State Warriors (26-56) and Sacramento Kings (25-57).
– Local Flavor –
Lakers Forward Matt Barnes played for the Magic last season… Phoenix Forward Grant Hill spent six injury-plagued seasons with the Magic from 2000-07… Forward Hedo Turkoglu enters his first season with the Suns. He played in Orlando from 2004-09 before moving on to the Toronto Raptors a year ago… Forward Brian Cook entered the preseason with the Clippers. He spent parts of the 2007-08 and 2008-09 seasons in Orlando…
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Below, Jeff Clark at CelticsBlog offers up a collection of Pacific Division previews for the upcoming season.
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