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Game 69: Magic vs. Wizards GameThread

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The Magic play an important game in Washington, where they have dropped 13 of their last 14 games

NBA: Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Who: Orlando Magic (31-37) at Washington Wizards (28-39)

When: Wednesday at 7 p.m. EST

Where: Capital One Arena - Washington, D.C.

TV: Fox Sports Florida, NBA League Pass

Line: Wizards -2, Over/Under 226.5

Injuries: Orlando - Isaiah Briscoe (out), Mo Bamba (out), Markelle Fultz (out); Washington - John Wall (out), Dwight Howard (out)

Storyline: The Magic, coming off a difficult loss to the Grizzlies, head to Washington to play a Wizards team that is just two games behind them in the playoff race. The Magic desperately need a win to gain ground in the race, but have won in Washington just once in their last 14 games there.

PROBABLE STARTERS:

Orlando - D.J. Augustin, Evan Fournier, Aaron Gordon, Jonathan Isaac, Nikola Vucevic

Washington - Tomas Satoransky, Bradley Beal, Trevor Ariza, Jeff Green, Bobby Portis

For a preview of the Magic/Wizards game, click here.

For some pregame reading material, check out our Garrett Townsend’s story on the Magic, the Wizards and the other teams involved in the battle for the eighth spot in the East. Also be sure to listen to the latest episode of the “Heart & Hustle” podcast, as longtime Magic executive Pat Williams joins the guys.

For some perspective from the other side, visit our friends in the Wizards community Bullets Forever.

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