If Vince Carter and the Nets don't reach a deal by June 30 and he opts out of the last year of his contract, don't be surprised if the first bid for his services comes from the hometown Magic. But the deal would require some financial manuevering by Orlando and there are some, Dave D'Alessandro among them, who think Carter's willingness to play for a rookie coach could effect his decision. Still others wonder if Billy Donovan's hiring means the Magic aren't that serious about Carter.
- One era begins, another ends - Brian Schmitz - Orlando Sentinel
- Donovan brings name, now needs a solid staff - Dave D'Alessandro - Star-Ledger
- Donovan's buzz could bring arena - Rick Bonnell - Charlotte Observer
- Magic win points by hiring Donovan, Milicic's agent says - Brian Schmitz - Orlando Sentinel