Who: Orlando Magic (41-40) at Charlotte Hornets (39-42)
When: Wednesday at 8 p.m. EST
Where: Spectrum Center - Charlotte, North Carolina
TV: ESPN, Fox Sports Florida
Line: Hornets -4, Over/Under 219.5
Storyline: It’s the final game of the regular season, but there is plenty still to be determined. The Magic can still finished as the sixth, seventh or eighth seed (for a full breakdown of scenarios, check out the preview below). The Hornets need a win (and a Detroit loss to the Knicks, 8 p.m. start) to make the playoffs.
Injuries: Orlando - Nikola Vucevic (questionable), Jonathan Issac (out), Mo Bamba (out), Markelle Fultz (out), Isaiah Briscoe (out), Timofey Mozgov (out); Charlotte - Marvin Williams (out), Cody Zeller (out)
|Offensive Rating: 110.5 (13th)||Offensive Rating: 107.9 (22nd)|
|Defensive Rating: 111.7 (22nd)||Defensive Rating: 107.4 (8th)|
|Pace: 99.3 (21st)||Pace: 98.8 (23rd)|
|PG - Kemba Walker||PG - D.J. Augustin|
|SG - Dwayne Bacon||SG - Evan Fournier|
|SF - Nicolas Batum||F - Aaron Gordon|
|PF - Miles Bridges||F - Wes Iwundu|
|C - Bismack Biyombo||C - Nikola Vucevic/Khem Birch|
For our preview of Wednesday’s Magic/Hornets game, click here.
For some pregame reading material, check out Zach Oliver’s story on what changed so suddenly for the Magic; the latest installment of Garrett Townsend’s OPP Orlando Magic Mailbag; and the OPP staff’s roundtable about which first round opponent the Magic would best match-up against.
For some perspective from the other side, visit our friends at the Hornets community At The Hive.