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Game 66: Magic vs. Sixers GameThread

The Magic are playing a good team. That’s a good thing, right?

NBA: Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Who: Orlando Magic (30-35) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (40-23)

When: Tuesday at 7 p.m. EST

Where: Wells Fargo Center - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

TV: Fox Sports Florida, NBA League Pass

Line: Sixers -3.5, Over/Under 223.5

Injuries: Orlando - Mo Bamba (out), Markelle Fultz (out); Philadelphia - Joel Embiid (out), Boban Marjanovic (out)

Storyline: The Magic, in an essential three-way tie with the Hornets and Heat for the eighth spot in the East, have beaten good teams and lost to bad teams of late. They face a good one in this match-up, as the Joel Embiid-less Sixers team look to move into third in the East.

Philadelphia Orlando
Offensive Rating: 111.4 (9th) Offensive Rating: 106.7 (24th)
Defensive Rating: 108.3 (12th) Defensive Rating: 107.7 (9th)
Pace: 102.9 (7th) Pace: 98.7 (25th)
Projected Starters:
PG - Ben Simmons PG - D.J. Augustin
SG - JJ Redick SG - Evan Fournier
SF - Jimmy Butler F - Aaron Gordon
PF - Tobias Harris F - Jonathan Isaac
C - Jonah Bolden C - Nikola Vucevic

For some pregame reading material, check out our Q&A session with Kevin P. Love of Liberty Ballers about all things Markelle Fultz.

For some perspective from the other side, visit our friends at the Sixers community Liberty Ballers.

And as always, join the conversation below...