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Game Preview: Orlando Magic at Los Angeles Clippers

2014 January 6

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*Nik Vucevic WILL play tonight.*

The Orlando Magic fell to the Miami Heat 110-94 Saturday night. The Clippers were also in action Saturday when they were destroyed by the San Antonio Spurs 116-92.

The Magic are 10-23 while the Clippers are 23-13.

These two teams met in Orlando on November 6 and the Magic upset the Clippers 98-90.

The Magic rank 24th in offensive rating (98.6), 12th in defensive rating (102.2) and play at the league’s 15th-fastest pace (96.65). The Clippers are sixth in offensive rating (106.1) eighth in defensive rating (101.1) and play at the league’s eighth-fastest pace (98.03).

Tip-off from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California  is scheduled for 10:30 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 Bennett Salvatore, Marat Kogut and Scott Wall.

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The Line: Los Angeles -9.5 (197.5)

Starters:

Los Angeles Clippers

DeAndre Jordan
Blake Griffin
Jared Dudley
Jamal Crawford
Darren Collison

Orlando Magic

Nik Vucevic
Glen Davis
Tobias Harris
Arron Afflalo
Jameer Nelson

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  • Nikola Vucevic has missed the last two games with an ankle injury and Jason Maxiell has started in his place.
  • Chris Paul is out with a separated right shoulder, former Magic guard J.J. Redick is out with a broken right hand/torn ligament in right elbow and rookie Reggie Bullock is out with a sprained left ankle.

Clippers Resources:

Clipper Blog
Clips Nation
Fully Clips
ESPN Los Angeles

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