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The Magic begin a home-and-home against the first-place Heat

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Who: Orlando Magic (21-26) vs. Miami Heat (31-14)

When: Monday at 7:30 p.m.

Where: American Airlines Arena - Miami Florida

TV: Fox Sports Florida

Line: Heat -5.5, O/U 209.5

Injuries: Orlando - D.J. Augustin (out), Jonathan Isaac (out), Al-Farouq Aminu (out); Miami - Justise Winslow (out), Jimmy Butler (questionable), Kendrick Nunn (questionable), Goran Dragic (questionable)

Storyline: Coming off an emotional loss to the Clippers, the Magic complete a back-to-back by heading to Miami to take on the first-place Heat. The Magic, who are 1-6 this season on the second night of back-to-backs, have lost five of six games to fall to five-games under .500, matching their season-low. The Heat have been off since Friday when they fell to the Clippers for just their second home loss of the season (20-2).

It was an emotional night for the Magic, following the loss of Kobe Bryant.

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