The Orlando Magic visit the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night to play in their second back-to-back set in less than a week. Tipoff is set for 8:30 PM Eastern on Fox Sports Florida in the Orlando market. The Orlando Pinstriped Post GameThread will appear at 6:30 PM in this StoryStream and on the cover.
Orlando's last time out: Orlando lost to the Boston Celtics on Friday, 97-84, as the Magic yielded 50 percent shooting to a balanced Boston team. The Magic played without Arron Afflalo and Glen Davis, their two leading scorers, and also lost point guard Jameer Nelson to a left forearm contusion in the second quarter.
Milwaukee's last time out: The Bucks collapsed after halftime in their loss to the New York Knicks on Friday. New York outscored Milwaukee by a 49-33 margin in the second half to earn the 96-86 win. Carmelo Anthony put up 25 points, eight rebounds, and six assists. The Bucks' starting backcourt of Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis combined to shoot 12-of-38 (31.6 percent) for 30 points.
The last meeting: Orlando and Milwaukee have yet to play in 2012/13. The teams last played on March 3rd, 2012, in a 114-98 Magic rout. Dwight Howard scored 28 points and added 14 rebounds, while Jason Richardson scored 18 points. Jennings scored 27 for Milwaukee in a losing effort.
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