March 3, 2012; Orlando FL, USA; Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard (12) shoots over Milwaukee Bucks power forward Ersan Ilyasova (7) during the second half at Amway Center. Orlando Magic defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 111-98. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE

Game Preview #38 Magic

 

 

Superman is coming to Toronto.

Still Magic Power Forward Dwight Howard brings his personal circus to a city that is all too familiar to superstar departures, but despite all the craziness surrounding the Superman Tradeapalooza the Magic sit at 24-14 and still look like they can be a team to reckon with in the playoffs with that classic mixture of 3 point shooting and having Dwight Howard in the post.

The Raptors are coming off a solid win against the Warriors last night, holding the run and gun Golden State squad to 75 points in a showing that proved the promise of Dwane Casey’s defensive principles.

Tonight will provide a different test as the Raptors now get to show how they can handle an elite post presence, something that gave them problems during the Jay Triano/Sam Mitchell era. Look for James Johnson to be given extended minutes as the Raptors look to deal with the Dwight Howard match up.

DeMar DeRozan has averaged 19 points over the last five games against Orlando. Andrea Bargnani is still waiting to make his return from

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