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Tonight's Game: Orlando Magic vs. Chicago Bulls

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Orlando Magic main logo
vs.
Chicago Bulls main logo
48-29
30-47
Amway Arena
7:00 PM
Sun Sports HD
Probable starters:
Jameer Nelson PG Kirk Hinrich
Maurice Evans SG Larry Hughes
Hedo Turkoglu SF Luol Deng
Rashard Lewis PF Tyrus Thomas
Dwight Howard C Joakim Noah
Season series:
31 Dec 2007: Magic 112, Bulls 110
15 Jan 2008: Magic 112, Bulls 88

Both combatants tonight are coming off inexcusable losses. The Magic fell to the Knicks on Sunday night, and the Bulls dropped a game to the Heat last night. Losing to the Knicks is bad, but to the Heat? Well, we certainly shouldn't have trouble with the Bulls then.

Not so fast. Bulls guards Larry Hughes and Ben Gordon have each scored 40 points against us this season, although Hughes was still a Cavalier when he did that. Still, they've given us problems in the past, and we can't overlook them.

Dwight Howard will play despite taking an elbow from Marcin Gortat in practice yesterday. If Brian Schmitz had his way, J.J. Redick would play 20-to-25 minutes tonight. I wouldn't bet on it.

Mike From Illinois will have the recap for you. Go Magic.