Game Preview: Orlando Magic at Brooklyn Nets
The Orlando Magic snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 93-91 victory over the Boston Celtics Sunday night. The Brooklyn Nets won for the seventh time in eight games when they defeated the New York Knicks 103-80 on Monday night.
The Magic are 11-30 while the Nets are 17-22.
These two teams met back on November 3 in Orlando. Led by 19 points and 12 rebounds from Nikola Vucevic and 17 points and 11 rebounds from Andrew Nicholson, the Magic blew out the Nets 107-86.
The Magic rank 26th in offensive rating (98.2), 17th in defensive rating (104.0) and play at the league’s 16th-fastest pace (96.21). The Nets are 16th in offensive rating (102.9) 21st in defensive rating (105.3) and play at the league’s 27th-fastest pace (93.64).
Tip-off from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York is scheduled for 7:30 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, Brian Forte and Justin Van Duyne.
The Line: Brooklyn – 7.5 (191.5)
- Nikola Vucevic remains out with a concussion.
- Deron Williams returned to the Nets Monday after missing five games with an ankle injury. He came off of the bench.
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