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Magic vs. 76ers: Orlando hosts rubber match

Philly and Orlando have split their two meetings in 2012/13, so Sunday's game decides the season series.

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The Orlando Magic wrap their season series against Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday as Philly makes its only visit to Amway Center in 2012/13. Tipoff is set for 6 PM Eastern on Fox Sports Florida in the Orlando market. The Orlando Pinstriped Post GameThread will appear at 4 PM in this StoryStream and on the cover.

Orlando's last time out: Another home game ended in defeat for the Magic, who lost to the Indiana Pacers on Friday by a final score of 115-86. The loss was Orlando's seventh straight at Amway Center. Arron Afflalo scored an efficient 19 points in 29 minutes, but the Pacers got production up and down their roster en route to shooting 51.8 percent.

Philadelphia's last time out: The Sixers' free fall continued on Friday as they dropped a 102-93 final to the Miami Heat. That loss was Philly's fourth straight and its 11th in its last 12 games overall. The Sixers took a one-point lead in the opening seconds of the fourth quarter, but Miami countered with a 10-0 run over the game's next three minutes, with all the points coming on layups, to take control of the game for good.

The last meeting: The Magic picked up a 98-84 win in Philadelphia on February 26th, a win that looked slightly more impressive then than it does now in light of the Sixers' collapse. Afflalo and Tobias Harris scored 16 apiece to lead a balanced Magic offense, while former Sixers center Nik Vučević scored 12 points and grabbed 19 rebounds.

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