Losers of three straight, the shorthanded Orlando Magic look to take home a needed victory to put and end to their slide in Sacramento against the Kings. After getting blown out by the struggling Phoenix Suns last Friday, the Magic dropped the first two of their four-game West Coast road trip against the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers on Monday and Tuesday.
The Magic will be without two starters, Nikola Vucevic and Elfrid Payton, who will miss Friday night's game with a groin strain and a sprained right elbow respectively. Sacramento will be without All-Star DeMarcus Cousins, who is serving a one game suspension for actions detrimental to the team.
Game time is set for 10:00 PM Eastern at Staples Center. TV coverage is being provided by Fox Sports Florida, and radio coverage on ESPN580 Orlando.
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