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Magic vs. Grizzlies: Homestand continues as Memphis visits

Orlando takes on another title contender Friday at Amway Center.

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Beno Udrih
Beno Udrih
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The Orlando Magic look to build on their recent successes Friday as they host the Memphis Grizzlies at Amway Center.

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

Orlando's last time out: The Magic picked up their second straight impressive victory Wednesday, topping the Houston Rockets by a 120-113 final. Victor Oladipo scored 32 points with six rebounds and six assists, and Nik Vučević tallied a 25-point, 12-board double-double. The Magic withstood a stellar effort from All-Star wing James Harden, who shot 10-of-16 for 26 points and 10 assists in a losing effort.

Memphis' last time out: The Grizz won their second straight game Wednesday, 103-92, on the road against the Brooklyn Nets. Veteran big man Zach Randolph led the way with 20 points and 14 boards, but a balanced effort keyed the Grizz's win: five players reached double-figure scoring, and six players took between nine and 11 shots. Memphis forced 18 Nets turnovers in he victory.

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Last season: Memphis swept the two-game series from Orlando, limiting the Magic to 83 points per game in a pair of slugfests. On February 12th, Randolph and former Magic swingman Courtney Lee led the way in an 86-81 win, as Randolph scored 20 and Lee added 17. No Orlando player scored more than 13 points as Memphis limited the Magic to 41 percent shooting from the field.

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