Game Preview: Milwaukee Bucks @ Orlando Magic
The Orlando Magic were blown out by the Toronto Raptors 98-83 on Wednesday night. The Bucks were also last in action Wednesday when they were defeated by the Phoenix Suns 126-117.
These two teams met back on November 13. Arron Afflalo’s 36 points powered the Magic past the Bucks 94-91.
These two teams have the two worst records in the NBA. The Magic are 12-35 and the Bucks are 8-37
The Magic rank 24th in offensive rating (98.3), 18th in defensive rating (104.4) and play at the league’s 16th-fastest pace (96.25). The Bucks are last in offensive rating (95.9) 27th in defensive rating (106.2) and play at the league’s 252-fastest pace (94.09).
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 Tom Washington, Kane Fitzgerald and Leroy Richardson.
The Line: Orlando – 5.0 (192)
- Nikola Vucevic returned to the lineup Wednesday and had 16 points and 10 rebounds in 20 minutes.
- The Bucks have been crushed by injuries. John Henson is a late scratch due to a hand injury. Ekpe Udoh (sprained left ankle) and O.J. Mayo (flu-like symptoms) are not available. Zaza Pachulia is out indefinitely with a fractured right foot and Carlos Delfino is out for the season after having right foot surgery.
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