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Magic at Wizards: Orlando seeks third consecutive win

Both teams will put two-game winning streaks on the line Saturday in DC.

Paul Pierce
Paul Pierce
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The Orlando Magic conclude a back-to-back set in the nation's capital Saturday as they visit the Washington Wizards.

Tipoff between Orlando and Washington is set for 7:00 PM Eastern. Fox Sports Florida and ESPN 580 AM will offer live coverage in the Orlando market.

Orlando's last time out: The Magic withstood a 19-point first half from Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Knight, rallying in the second to earn a 101-85 win. Tobias Harris tallied 26 points and 10 boards against his former club, but the big story was Victor Oladipo's return to the lineup: making his season début, the former second overall NBA Draft choice scored 13 points in 25 minutes off the bench.

Washington's last time out: Washington narrowly picked up its second straight win Wednesday, taking a 107-103 decision against the visiting Detroit Pistons. Five Wizards scored in double-figures, with John Wall's 27 points leading the way. Rasual Butler scored 18 in 27 reserve minutes, shooting 7-of-8 from the floor.

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The last meeting: Behind Wall's 30-point, 12-assist effort, the Wizards spoiled the Magic's home opener on October 30th, 105-98. Orlando tasted defeat despite having three players score 20-plus points apiece, with Nik Vučević's 23 leading the way.

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