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Magic vs. Jazz: Orlando home for the holidays

Orlando plays the first of six straight games at home Wednesday against Utah.

Jeremy Evans
Jeremy Evans
Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

The Orlando Magic open a six-game homestand to end the 2013 calendar year Wednesday against the Utah Jazz.

Tipoff between Orlando and Utah 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 held on against the Chicago Bulls, 83-82, at the United Center on Moonday for their third road victory of the season. Arron Afflalo continued his serious All-Star bid by scoring 25 points.

Utah's last time out: The Jazz lost to the Miami Heat on Monday, 117-94, allowing the Heat to set a franchise record by shooting 63.4 percent from the floor. Alec Burks scored 31 off the bench to lead the Jazz.

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In 2012/13: Utah narrowly swept the season series from the Magic, winning both games by an average of five points. On December 23rd, the Jazz rallied to win in Orlando, 97-93, with back-to-back treys from Jamaal Tinsley and Randy Foye proving pivotal in the comeback.