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Game 48: Magic vs. Nets GameThread

The Magic get a second chance against the sixth-seeded Nets

NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Orlando Magic Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Who: Orlando Magic (20-27) at Brooklyn Nets (25-23)

When: Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

Where: Barclays Center - Brooklyn, New York

TV: Fox Sports Florida, NBA League Pass

Line: N/A

Injuries: Orlando - Aaron Gordon (questionable - back); Brooklyn - Allen Crabbe (out - knee), Jared Dudley (out - hamstring)

Storyline: The Magic look to avenge last week’s heartbreaking 117-115 loss to the Nets, in which they blew a 21-point lead and allowed Eastern Conference Player of the Week D’Angelo Russell to match a career-high with 40 points. The sixth-seeded Nets sit 4.5 games ahead of the 11th place Magic.

Brooklyn Orlando
Pace: 98.6 (20th) Pace: 97.2 (26th)
ORtg: 111.6 (13th) ORtg: 106.6 (24th)
DRtg: 111.5 (19th) DRtg: 110.2 (14th)
Projected Starters:
Brooklyn Orlando
PG - D'Angelo Russell PG - D.J. Augustin
SG - Joe Harris SG - Evan Fournier
SF - Treveon Graham F - Jonathon Simmons
F - Rodions Kurucs PF - Jonathan Isaac
C - Jarrett Allen C - Nikola Vucevic

Check out Preston Ellis’ preview of Wednesday’s Magic/Nets game here.

For some pregame reading material, check out Garrett Townsend’s story on if the Magic have the assets needed to trade for Mike Conley.

For some perspective from the other side, visit our friends at the Nets community NetsDaily.

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