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Game Preview: Denver Nuggets at Orlando Magic

2014 March 12
by Andrew Melnick

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The Orlando Magic were defeated by the team with the league’s worst record on Monday night when they fell to the Milwaukee Bucks 105-98. The Nuggets were also in action Monday night, losing to the Charlotte Bobcats 105-98.

These two teams met in Denver on January 11 and the Nuggets cruised to a 120-94 victory.

The Magic are now 19-46 while the Nuggets are 27-36.

The Magic rank 26th in offensive rating (99.3), 17th in defensive rating (104.5) and play at the league’s 16th-fastest pace (96.14). The Nuggets are 19th in offensive rating (102.9) 21st in defensive rating (105.2) and play at the league’s third-fastest pace (100.07).

Tip-off from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida is scheduled for 7:00 pm EST and will be shown locally on FS Florida.

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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 James Capers, Dick Bavetta and Brian Forte.

The Line: Denver – 1.0 (212.5)

Starters:

Denver Nuggets

Timofey Mozgov
Kenneth Faried
Wilson Chandler
Randy Foye
Ty Lawson

Orlando Magic

Nikola Vucevic
Kyle O’Quinn
Maurice Harkless
Arron Afflalo
Jameer Nelson

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  •  Danilo Gallinari (left knee surgery), JaVale McGee (left tibia surgery) and Nate Robinson (left knee surgery) are all out for the season.

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Nugg Love
Roundball Mining Company

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