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Game Preview: Chicago Bulls at Orlando Magic

2014 January 15
by Andrew Melnick

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The Orlando Magic dropped their eighth straight game with a 107-88 loss to the Dallas Mavericks Monday night. The Chicago Bulls were last in action Monday when they lost to the Washington Wizards 102-88.

The Magic are now 10-28 while the Bulls are 17-19

These two teams met on December 17 and the Magic held on for an 83-82 victory.

The Magic rank 27th in offensive rating (97.9), 18th in defensive rating (103.9) and play at the league’s 16th-fastest pace (96.29). The Bulls are 29th in offensive rating (96.8) second in defensive rating (97.8) and play at the league’s third-slowest pace (93.07).

Tip-off from the Amway Center 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 Scott Foster, Derrick Collins and James Williams.

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The Line: Chicago – 6.0 (181)


Chicago Bulls

Joakim Noah
Carlos Boozer
Mike Dunleavy
Jimmy Butler
Kirk Hinrich

Orlando Magic

Glen Davis
Tobias Harris
Maurice Harkless
Victor Oladipo
Jameer Nelson


  • Nikola Vucevic (concussion) and Arron Afflalo (foot) are out.
  • Jimmy Butler is listed as day-to-day with a thigh injury, but had 12 points and 12 rebounds Monday.

Bulls Resources:

Bulls By The Horns Blog
Chicago Bulls Confidential
Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Tribune
Da Bulls Eye
ESPN Chicago
Pippen Ain’t Easy

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