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Game Preview: Orlando Magic at Denver Nuggets

2014 January 11
by Andrew Melnick

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The Orlando Magic were blown out by the Sacramento Kings 103-83 on Friday night. The Denver Nuggets were last in action Thursday when they took down the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-88.

The Magic are now 10-26 while the Nuggets are 18-17.

The Magic rank 26th in offensive rating (98.0), 17th in defensive rating (103.0) and play at the league’s 16th-fastest pace (96.47). The Nuggets are 11th in offensive rating (103.7) 13th in defensive rating (102.4) and play at the league’s sixth-fastest pace (98.78).

Tip-off from the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado is scheduled for 9:00 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 Marc Davis, Leroy Richardson and Ben Taylor.

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The Line: Denver – 12.5 (202)

Starters:

Denver Nuggets

Timofey Mozgov
Kenneth Faried
Wilson Chandler
Randy Foye
Ty Lawson

Orlando Magic

Glen Davis
Tobias Harris
Arron Afflalo*
Victor Oladipo
Jameer Nelson

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  • Nikola Vucevic is out with a concussion.
  • Arron Afflalo suffered a strained right foot Friday night.*
  • Wilson Chandler (strained left groin) is questionable while Danilo Gallinari (left knee surgery) and JaVale McGee (stress fracture in left tibia) out indefinitely.
  • The Nuggets also have had issues with Andre Miller.

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