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Game Preview: Orlando Magic at Brooklyn Nets

2014 January 21

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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.

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The Line: Brooklyn – 7.5 (191.5)

Starters:

Brooklyn Nets

Kevin Garnett
Alan Anderson
Paul Pierce
Joe Johnson
Shaun Livingston

Orlando Magic

Glen Davis
Tobias Harris
Arron Afflalo
Victor Oladipo
Jameer Nelson

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  • 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.

Nets Resources:

The Brooklyn Game
ESPN New York
From Russia With Dunk
Nets Daily
Newsday
NJ.com
New York Daily News
SNY Nets
 

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