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Magic at 76ers: Orlando's roadtrip winds down in Philly

Orlando visits the Sixers on Monday looking to avoid finishing its roadtrip 0-5.

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Nick Young
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The Orlando Magic wrap up a five-game roadtrip Monday night with a visit to the Philadelphia 76ers. Tipoff is set for 7 PM Eastern on Fox Sports Florida in the Orlando market. The Orlando Pinstriped Post GameThread will appear at 5 PM in this StoryStream and on the cover.

Orlando's last time out: The Magic visited the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday minus Arron Afflalo, Glen Davis, and Jameer Nelson, who stand as three of their top four leading scorers. Despite 19 points and 14 boards from rookie forward Maurice Harkless, Orlando fell to Milwaukee, 107-98. The Bucks' starting backcourt of Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis combined for 41 points on 15-of-32 shooting, while center LARRY SANDERS! added 17 points, 13 boards, and six blocked shots.

Philadelphia's last time out: Philly picked up its second straight win Friday night against the Sacramento Kings, 89-80, behind a 23-point, 15-rebound effort from Thaddeus Young. The Sixers limited the visiting Kings to 38 percent shooting and held a 47-35 advantage on the boards.

The last meeting: Orlando and Philadelphia have yet to meet in 2012/13. In the final 2011/12 game between the teams, the Magic prevailed by a 113-100 final behind 26 points from Ryan Anderson and a 16-point, 13-assist outing from Nelson. Jrue Holiday led six Sixers in double-figure scoring with 18 points.

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