Game Preview: Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic
The Orlando Magic fell just short of a victory where they were defeated 112-109 by the Atlanta Hawks Wednesday night. The Lakers were last in action Thursday night when they were defeated by the Miami Heat 109-102.
The Magic have fallen to 11-32 while the Lakers are 16-27
The Magic rank 26th in offensive rating (98.4), 19th in defensive rating (104.3) and play at the league’s 16th-fastest pace (96.22). The Lakers are 22nd in offensive rating (101.0), 26th in defensive rating (105.9) and play at the league’s third-fastest pace (99.57).
Tip-off from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida 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 Bill Kennedy, Olandis Poole and Michael Smith.
The Line: Orlando – 1.0 (207.5)
Los Angeles Lakers
- Nikola Vucevic remains sidelined with a concussion.
- The Lakers are without Kobe Bryant (left tibial plateau fracture), Steve Nash (strained back/hamstring), Steve Blake (torn ligament in right elbow), Jordan Farmar (torn left hamstring) and Xavier Henry (strained right knee).
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