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Magic at Bucks: Orlando wraps back-to-back with visit to Milwaukee

The Magic have no time to recover from Tuesday's embarrassing loss in Indy: they're back in action Wednesday against another promising, likely playoff-bound foe.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo
Giannis Antetokounmpo
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The Orlando Magic look to rebound from their worst loss of the James Borrego era Wednesday as they take on the Milwaukee Bucks.

Tipoff between Orlando and Milwaukee is set for 8:00 PM. Fox Sports Florida and ESPN 580 AM will offer live coverage in the Orlando market.

Orlando's last time out: The Magic fell to the red-hot Indiana Pacers, who blasted them by a 118-86 final Tuesday behind 17 three-pointers. Rodney Stuckey, who entered the NBA via a Draft pick which initially belonged to the Magic, shot 13-of-19 for 34 points in 31 minutes to lead the drubbing. Tobias Harris proved to be one of the few bright spots for the Magic, scoring an efficient 22 points with six boards.

Milwaukee's last time out: The Bucks fell by a 114-103 count Monday against Anthony Davis and his New Orleans Pelicans. The All-Star big man scored 43 points with 10 rebounds, six assists, a steal, and two blocks, further bolstering his MVP case. His dominant night overshadowed Giannis Antetokounmpo's eye-popping line: the Greek Freak notched 29 points, five rebounds, four assists, three steals, three blocks, and one filthy spin move for Milwaukee. The Bucks also got 25 points and seven dimes from Michael Carter-Williams, the reigning Rookie of the Year, whom they acquired at the NBA trade deadline.

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The last meeting: The Bucks routed the Magic, 115-100, in a game which was not even as close as the final score might suggest: Milwaukee held a 25-point edge over host Orlando when the final quarter began. Six Bucks scored in double-figures, with Jerryd Bayless' 19 leading the way, while John Henson scored 12 with 11 boards. Orlando got 21 points from Victor Oladipo, but its 23 turnovers, coupled with the Bucks' 12 threes, were simply too much to overcome.

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