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Game Preview: Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors

2014 January 29
by Andrew Melnick

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The Magic are now 12-34 while the Raptors are 23-21. The Magic were blown out by the Detroit Pistons 103-87 on Tuesday night. The Raptors were last in action Monday when they defeated the Brooklyn Nets 104-103.

This is the first of three meetings between the two teams.

The Magic rank 25th in offensive rating (98.4), 19th in defensive rating (104.4) and play at the league’s 16th-fastest pace (96.31). The Raptors are 20th in offensive rating (104.0) sixth in defensive rating (100.9) and play at the league’s 23rd-fastest pace (94.70).

Tip-off from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario 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 Marc Davis, Mark Ayotte and Matt Boland.

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The Line: -

Starters:

Toronto Raptors

Jonas Valanciunas
Amir Johnson
Steve Novak
Terrence Ross
Kyle Lowry

Orlando Magic

Glen Davis
Jason Maxiell
Tobias Harris
Arron Afflalo
Jameer Nelson

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  • Nikola Vucevic remains out because of his concussion.
  • DeMar DeRozan missed Monday’s game with a sprained right ankle.
  • Landry Fields (wrist) and Tyler Hansbrough (ankle) are out indefinitely.

Raptors Resources:

Hoop Heads North
Raptors Cage
Raptors HQ
Raptors Rapture
Raptors Republic
Raptors.com
The Score
Toronto Star

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