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Game 16: Magic at Detroit GameThread

The Magic are still seeking their first road victory of the season

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Who: Orlando Magic (6-9) at Detroit Pistons (5-11)

When: Monday at 7 p.m.

Where: Little Caesars Arena - Detroit, Michigan

TV: Fox Sports Florida

Line: Pistons -4.5

Injuries: Orlando - Nikola Vucevic (out), Aaron Gordon (out), Michael Carter-Williams (out); Detroit - Tony Snell (out)

Storyline: The Magic are still seeking their first road victory of the season, having dropped their first six road games. That includes losses in the first two games of their current four-game road trip. The shorthanded Magic, again without their two leading scorers in Nikola Vucevic and Aaron Gordon, will face a Pistons team that has lost six of its last seven games. Blake Griffin, who missed the first 10 games of the season due to injury, will be back in the lineup for the Pistons after sitting out in their loss to the Bucks for load management. He’ll play opposite Jonathan Isaac, who is coming off a career-high 25-point performance in the Magic’s last-second loss to the Pacers.

For some pregame reading material, check out our Garrett Townsend’s story that asks which member of the injury ravaged Magic will step up and seize the moment.

For some perspective from the other side, visit out friends at the Pistons community Detroit Bad Boys.

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