Game Preview: Orlando Magic at New York Knicks
The Orlando Magic lost a heartbreaker in a 126-125 double overtime loss to the Philadelphia 76ers Tuesday night. It was their third consecutive loss. The Knicks are coming off an easy 113-83 win in Brooklyn over the Nets Thursday night.
The Magic are now 6-12 while the Knicks are 4-13.
The Magic rank 21st in offensive rating (102.7), 28th in defensive rating (108.4) and play at the league’s 10th-fastest pace (95.5). The Knicks are 23rd in offensive rating (101.6) 27th in defensive rating (107.5) and play at the league’s second-slowest pace (90.8).
Tip-off from the Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York is scheduled for 7:30 pm EST and will be shown locally on FS Florida.
As always, if you can’t watch the game, you can listen on the radio – in English on AM 580 WDBO and FM 96.5 and in Spanish on AM 1270 WRLZ.
The officials for tonight’s game are Bill Spooner, Mark Lindsay and Violet Palmer.
The Line: New York – 6.0 (193.5)
New York Knicks
- Jameer Nelson and Nikola Vucevic are expected to return.
- Tyson Chandler remains out with a broken right fibula.
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