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Magic vs. Cavaliers: Weary Orlando returns to Amway Center

After the longest roadtrip in team history, Orlando returns home for one game against the Cavaliers.

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The Orlando Magic played their last six games on the road, going 1-5 over the 12-day trip. Friday, they return home for a single game against the Cleveland Cavaliers before embarking for another roadtrip.

Tipoff between Orlando and Cleveland 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 ended their roadtrip with a 92-83 victory against the Charlotte Bobcats. Glen Davis and Jameer Nelson scored 17 apiece for the Magic, who welcomed Nik Vučević back to the lineup after a four-game absence. The third-year center tallied 12 points and 14 rebounds in his return.

Cleveland's last time out: The Cavaliers picked up a 109-94 victory against the New York Knicks on Tuesday, getting a season-high 37 points from All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving. The Cavs shot 56.8 percent from the floor in the win, their second straight and fourth in their last five.

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In 2012/13: Cleveland won the season series, 3-1, after dropping the first game. On April 7th, the Cavs earned a 91-85 win over the Magic in Cleveland despite shooting 36 percent from the floor. Orlando got 26 points and 12 rebounds from Tobias Harris, while Vučević added 21 points and 21 boards in defeat.