Avery Johnson and Deron Williams - Mike Ehrmann
Friday night, Orlando takes on the Nets for the first of two weekend games against Brooklyn's newest residents.
In addition to moving from Newark this summer, the Nets overhauled their roster, bringing in All-Star swingman Joe Johnson to team with point guard Deron Williams, gadget forward Gerald Wallace, and center Brook Lopez. Brooklyn hopes that core will be enough to push it into championship contention.
Orlando also changed its roster over the summer, but not to contend; rather, the Magic traded Dwight Howard and willingly took several steps backward and are now squarely in a rebuilding project. Reserve two-guard J.J. Redick leads the team with 17.5 points and five assists per game.
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|2012/2013 NBA Season|
|November 9th, 2012|
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|Deron Williams||PG||E'Twaun Moore|
|Keith Bogans||SG||Arron Afflalo|
|Joe Johnson||SF||Josh McRoberts|
|Kris Humphries||PF||Glen Davis|
|Brook Lopez||C||Nikola Vučević|
|2011/12 Advanced Stats|
|90.1 (23rd)||Pace||89.0 (29th)|
|102.9 (23rd)||ORtg||105.0 (15th)|
|109.6 (28th)||DRtg||104.1 (12th)|