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Magic at Raptors: Orlando heads north of the border

Wednesday's game is the first between the Magic and Raptors in the 2013/14 season.

Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan
Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan
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The Orlando Magic head north of the border Wednesday night to take on the Toronto Raptors, wrapping a back-to-back set.

Tipoff between Orlando and Toronto 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 couldn't handle the sheer size of the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday, falling behind by as much as 26 points in their 103-87 loss. Victor Oladipo scored 14 of his team-high 19 points in the fourth quarter with the game's outcome sealed.

Toronto's last time out: The Raptors edged the Brooklyn Nets, 104-103, on Monday as Patrick Patterson forced a turnover and then hit the winning jumper with six seconds to play. Kyle Lowry contributed 31 points, five rebounds, seven assists, and five steals in an All-Star-caliber performance.

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In 2012/13: Toronto swept the four-game series from the Magic, most recently by a 97-95 final on January 24th, 2013 when DeMar DeRozan sank the winning basket as time expired. The Raptors' average victory margin over Orlando stood at 12.8 points per game.