Orlando is winless in its four games of the 2012/13 preseason and is coming off a 112-86 drubbing against the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday. DeQuan Jones scored 22 points in 44 minutes for the Magic, who were playing on the second night of a back-to-back, which scheduling prompted coach Jacque Vaughn to rest regular starters Jameer Nelson, J.J. Redick, Hedo Türkoğlu, Glen Davis, and Nikola Vučević.
The Pacers improved to 2-1 on the preseason in their last outing, a 102-98 victory against the Atlanta Hawks wherein Paul George scored 20 points. Combo guard George Hill hopes to make his preseason début Friday after nursing an injury to his left thumb.
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|2012/2013 NBA Preseason|
|October 19th, 2012|
|No local TV / 96.5 FM|
|George Hill||PG||Jameer Nelson|
|Paul George||SG||J.J. Redick|
|Danny Granger||SF||Hedo Türkoğlu|
|David West||PF||Glen Davis|
|Roy Hibbert||C||Nikola Vučević|
|2011/12 Advanced Stats|
|90.7 (19th)||Pace||89.0 (29th)|
|106.7 (7th)||ORtg||105.0 (15th)|
|103.1 (9th)||DRtg||104.1 (12th)|