Tipoff between Orlando and Indiana is set for 7:00 PM Eastern on Fox Sports Florida and ESPN 580 AM in Orlando. The Orlando Pinstriped Post GameThread will appear at 5:00 PM in this StoryStream and on the cover.
Orlando's last time out: The Magic lost their 11th straight road game on Super Bowl Sunday, falling to the Boston Celtics by a 96-89 final despite 18 points from Arron Afflalo and a 14-point, 10-rebound double-double from Nik Vučević. Orlando yielded 50 percent shooting in the loss.
Indiana's last time out: The Pacers eked past the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday, 97-96, with David West nailing three free throws in the final 10 seconds to seal the victory. Despite having lost three of their last six games, the Pacers still lead the Eastern Conference with a 36-10 record.
The last meeting: Orlando opened its season in Indianapolis and fell by a 97-87 final. The game was competitive for the first three periods--the Magic trailed by just a point with six seconds left in the third quarter--before the Pacers took command in the fourth. Andrew Nicholson led the Magic with 18 points off the bench. Pacers swingman Paul George stuffed the stat sheet with 24 points, six boards, five assists, a steal, and three blocks.