Game Preview: Toronto Raptors at Orlando Magic
The Orlando Magic rallied to defeat Charlotte Bobcats in overtime Friday night 110-105. The Toronto Raptors were also in action Friday, taking down the Boston Celtics 105-103.
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.
They played again on February 23 in Toronto. The Raptors upended the Magic 105-90. Lowry was excellent again, finishing with 28 points.
The Magic are now 21-52 and the Raptors are 41-31.
The Magic rank 27th in offensive rating (99.2), 17th in defensive rating (104.4) and play at the league’s 16th-fastest pace (96.18). The Raptors are 10th in offensive rating (105.3) eighth in defensive rating (101.7) and play at the league’s 22nd-fastest pace (94.51).
Tip-off from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida 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 Scott Foster, Eli Roe and Kevin Scott.
The Line: Toronto -4.5 (194)
- Patrick Patterson (sprained right knee) is out indefinitely.
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