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Game Preview: Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors

2014 February 23

 

This is for Brian Serra

This is for Brian Serra

The Orlando Magic earned a thrilling 129-121 overtime victory over the New York Knicks Friday night behind 30 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds from rookie Victor Oladipo. The Toronto Raptors were also in action Friday – they defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 98-91.

These teams met back on January 29 in Toronto and the Raptors defeated the Magic 98-83 victory. Kyle Lowry exploded 33 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds.

The Magic are now 17-40 and the Raptors are 30-25.

The Magic rank 26th in offensive rating (99.1), 17th in defensive rating (104.3) and play at the league’s 18th-fastest pace (95.95). The Raptors are 20th in offensive rating (104.5) seventh in defensive rating (101.0) and play at the league’s 22nd-fastest pace (94.58).

Tip-off from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario is scheduled for 6:00 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 David Jones, Violet Palmer and Gary Zielinski.

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The Line: Toronto -11.0 (195)

Starters:

Toronto Raptors

Jonas Valanciunas
Amir Johnson
Terrence Ross
DeMar DeRozan
Kyle Lowry

Orlando Magic

Nikola Vucevic
Tobias Harris
Moe Harkless
Victor Oladipo
Jameer Nelson

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  • Landry Fields is out indefinitely after having right wrist surgery.
  • Arron Afflalo did not travel to Toronto after spraining his right ankle Friday night.

Raptors Resources:

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

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