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Game 65: Magic vs. Cavaliers GameThread

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The Magic’s playoff push continues as they look to win their third straight

Orlando Magic v Cleveland Cavaliers Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images

Who: Orlando Magic (30-34) at Cleveland Cavaliers (15-48)

When: Sunday at 6 p.m. EST

Where: Quicken Loans Arena - Cleveland, Ohio

TV: Fox Sports Florida, NBA League Pass

Line: Magic -6, Over/Under 216

Injuries: Orlando - D.J. Augustin (questionable), Mo Bamba (out), Markelle Fultz (out); Cleveland - Tristan Thompson (out), John Henson (out)

Storyline: The Magic, winners of 10 of their last 13, have struggled against some of the league’s worst in that stretch. Coming off a win over the third-seeded Pacers on Saturday, they look to break that trend against the Cavaliers in the second night of a back-to-back.

Cleveland Orlando
Pace: 97.2 (29th) Pace: 98.7 (26th)
ORtg: 105.9 (26th) ORtg: 106.9 (23rd)
DRtg: 116.4 (30th) DRtg: 107.6 (9th)
Projected Starters:
Cleveland Orlando
PG - Collin Sexton PG - Augustin/Briscoe
SG - Brandon Knight SG - Evan Fournier
SF - Cedi Osman F - Aaron Gordon
PF - Chriss/Nance PF - Jonathan Isaac
C - Kevin Love C - Nikola Vucevic

For some pregame reading material, read all about the Magic’s win over the Pacers, where we write that the Magic continue to show signs they are no longer the same old Orlando Magic.

For some perspective from the other side, visit our friends in the Cavs community Fear the Sword.

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