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Magic vs. 76ers: Orlando takes on retooling Philly

The Sixers are three days removed from trading the reigning Rookie of the Year.

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Luc Mbah a Moute
Luc Mbah a Moute
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The Orlando Magic square off against the new-look Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday seeking their third straight victory.

Tipoff between Orlando and Philly is set for 6:00 PM. Fox Sports Florida and ESPN 580 AM will offer live coverage in the Orlando market.

Orlando's last time out: The Magic earned their third straight win Friday by upsetting the New Orleans Pelicans, 95-84, at Amway Center. Second-year guard Victor Oladipo put together one of his best performances of the season, shooting 11-of-18 from the floor for 22 points. Orlando's efficient shooting helped it get the W despite a 21-3 disparity in made foul shots.

Philadelphia's last time out: The Sixers fell to the Indiana Pacers, 106-95, on Friday for their second straight loss despite a double-double from veteran forward Luc Mbah a Moute, who tallied 16 points and 10 boards. Philly had traded Michael Carter-Williams, the reigning Rookie of the Year, one day earlier, leaving undrafted rookie Tim Frazier to start at point guard in just his fourth NBA game.

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The last meeting: Philly stunned the Magic in Orlando on December 21st, dealing them a 96-88 defeat for their third victory of the season. Carter-Williams led five Sixers in double-digit scoring with 21 points. Orlando shot just 41.7 percent from the floor and lost the rebounding battle by a 52-43 margin. Oladipo tallied 23 points, while Nik Vučević managed 19 points and 17 rebounds against his former club.

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