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Orlando Magic gripped in paralysis

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by Philip Rossman-Reich It should become clear then that Orlando's real problem is not getting rid of Dwight Howard. That is more of a means to an end. The real problem is ridding the franchise of poor deals for Jason Richardson, Chris Duhon, Hedo Turkoglu (whose deal is not as bad anymore) and Quentin Richardson. Between those four players, Orlando paid $22.4 million for 7.5 wins produced. So between those four players, the Magic paid $3 million per win produced. It becomes particularly egriegous when you look at them individually -- Jason Richardson, $1.9 million per win produced; Chris Duhon, $2.7 million.

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