Game Preview: Orlando Magic at Dallas Mavericks
The Orlando Magic lost their seventh straight game in a 120-94 defeat at the hands of the Denver Nuggets Saturday night. The Dallas Mavericks were last in action Saturday when they defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 110-97.
The Magic are 10-27 while the Mavericks are 22-16.
The Mavericks defeated the Magic 108-100 back on November 16.
The Magic rank 26th in offensive rating (98.00), 17th in defensive rating (103.5) and play at the league’s 16th-fastest pace (96.47). The Mavericks are seventh in offensive rating (106.1) 19th in defensive rating (104.4) and play at the league’s 14th-fastest pace (96.91).
Tip-off from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas is scheduled for 8:30 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 James Capers, Kane Fitzgerald and Haywoode Workman.
The Line: Dallas – 12.5 (198.5)
- Nikola Vucevic (concussion) and Arron Afflalo (foot) are out.
- Maurice Harkless (knee) and Jameer Nelson (sprained right index finger) are game-time decisions.
- Devin Harris (left toe surgery) is out indefinitely.
- Wayne Ellington (illness) and Shawn Marion (bruised right shoulder) are questionable while Orlando product Shane Larkin (groin) is doubtful.
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