Otis Smith’s moves to secure Rashard Lewis and Jameer Nelson for the long haul have paid off for the Orlando Magic, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Also, the Magic are set to square off against both the New Orleans Hornets and Detroit Pistons on ESPN next month.
ESPN’s John Hollinger does not agree that Rashard Lewis should have made the All-Star team.
The Magic rank second in Hollinger’s latest NBA power rankings.
NBA.com’s Dave McMenamin says that Courtney Lee is the top Rookie Challenge game snub that could make a case for a spot on the sophomore team next season.
Dwight Howard comes in third behind LeBron James and Kobe Bryant in Rob Peterson’s race to the MVP.