The Orlando Magic will not have backup combo guard E`Twaun Moore available for Saturday's game against the Sacramento Kings, coach Jacque Vaughn said before tipoff. "E'Twaun got kneed in the thigh in practice, so we'll miss him tonight," Vaughn said.
Moore has played in all 26 of Orlando's games in 2013/14 and is averaging 6.3 points, 1.9 rebounds, and 1.7 assists in 20.9 minutes per game.
In more welcome news for Orlando, leading scorer Arron Afflalo has recovered from the illness which ruled him out of Wednesday's loss to the Utah Jazz. He will return to the starting lineup Saturday, but Vaughn said he's not sure where he'll slot the veteran swingman.
"I have not solidified [the lineup] yet, Vaughn said. According to the Magic coach, starting point guard Jameer Nelson "was not feeling good" earlier in the day and may not be available against Sacramento. Vaughn will "adjust" his starting lineup based on Nelson's availability.
With Moore out and Nelson questionable, Vaughn said he could rely more heavily on Doron Lamb and Ronnie Price at point guard.