Ranking 10 Most Exciting Finishes in Orlando Magic History
OrlandoMagic.com's Josh Cohen ranks his 10 most exciting finishes in team history. Click through this slideshow for full analysis and rankings.
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May 22, 2009 at Cavs
Hedo Turkoglu drilled a go-ahead jumper with a second left before LeBron James’ game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer in Game 2 of the 2009 East Finals.
June 7, 2009 at Lakers
Turkoglu’s block on Kobe Bryant and Courtney Lee’s near game winner preceded overtime in Game 2 of the 2009 Finals, won by L.A. in five games.
Feb. 9, 2007 vs. Spurs
The Magic defeated the eventual champions from that season, the Spurs, thanks to one of the franchise’s most incredible plays – a Dwight Howard alley-oop dunk at the buzzer off a Turkoglu inbounds pass.
Feb. 26, 1995 vs. Bulls
Penny Hardaway scooped up a loose ball, lost by Chicago’s Toni Kukoc, and raced the other way for a game-winning breakaway dunk with 0.7 on the clock.
Dec. 20, 1989 vs. Bulls
Otis Smith buried a game winner on the same night Michael Jordan exploded for 52 points.