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Game Preview: Utah Jazz at Orlando Magic

2013 December 18
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by Andrew Melnick

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The Orlando Magic earned a victory when they hung on to defeat the Chicago Bulls 83-82 on Monday night. The Utah Jazz last played Monday when they were blown out by the Miami Heat 117-94.

The Magic are now 8-17 while the Jazz are 6-21.

The Magic rank 24th in offensive rating (98.0), 16th in defensive rating (102.6) and play at the league’s 10th-fastest pace (97.15). The Jazz are 25th in offensive rating (98.0) last in defensive rating (108.8) and play at the league’s 26th-fastest pace (93.89).

Tip-off from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida is scheduled for 7:00 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 Jason Phillips, Curtis Blair and Tony Brown.

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The Line: Orlando -4.0 (195.5)

Starters:

Utah Jazz

Derrick Favors
Marvin Williams
Richard Jefferson
Gordon Hayward
Trey Burke

Orlando Magic

Nikola Vucevic
Glen Davis
Tobias Harris
Victor Oladipo
Jameer Nelson

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  • Arron Afflalo is inactive tonight due to a mysterious illness. Jacque just said he’s “sick”. Solomon Jones is active.
  • Glen Davis injured his shoulder Sunday, but returned to the game and played Monday.

Jazz Resources:

Official Jazz Blog
Purple and Blues
Salt City Hoops
Salt Lake Tribune
SLC Dunk
Utah Jazz Doctor

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