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Game 40: Magic vs. Kings GameThread

The Magic continue their six-game road trip against the up-tempo Kings

NBA: Sacramento Kings at Orlando Magic Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Who: Orlando Magic (17-22) at Sacramento Kings (19-20)

Where: Golden 1 Center - Sacramento, California

When: 10 p.m. Eastern

TV: Fox Sports Florida, NBA League Pass

Line: Kings -4.5, Over/Under 221.5

Injuries: Sacramento - Marvin Bagley III (expected to play on minutes restriction - knee), Iman Shumpert (out - finger)

Storyline: The Magic dropped their last two games despite having built double-digit leads in the first half of each. Their search for consistency, and a victory, continues in Sacramento against the up-tempo Kings in the second night of a back-to-back. Bad combination.

Orlando Sacramento
Pace: 98.23 (27th) Pace: 104.86 (2nd)
ORtg: 104.7 (26th) ORtg: 111.2 (13th)
DRtg: 108.5 (14th) DRtg: 111.2 (24th)
Projected Starters:
PG - D.J. Augustin PG - De'Aaron Fox
SG - Evan Fournier SG - Buddy Hield
F - Jonathan Isaac SF - Bogdan Bogdanovic
PF - Aaron Gordon PF - Nemanja Bjelics
C - Nikola Vucevic C - Willie Cauley-Stein

Be sure to check out our in-depth preview of Monday’s Magic/Kings game here.

For some perspective from the other side, visit our friends over at the Kings community Sactown Royalty.

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