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Game 66: Magic at Grizzlies GameThread

It’s a battle of the eighth seeds!

NBA: Memphis Grizzlies at Orlando Magic Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Who: Orlando Magic (29-35) at Memphis Grizzlies (32-32)

When: Tuesday at 8 p.m.

Where: FedEx Forum - Memphis, Tennessee

TV: Fox Sports Florida

Line: Grizzlies - 2.5, O/U 220

Injuries: Orlando - Evan Fournier (out), Jonathan Isaac (out), Al-Farouq Aminu (out); Memphis - Jaren Jackson Jr. (out), Brandon Clarke (out), Justise Winslow (out), Grayson Allen (out), Jontay Porter (out)

Storyline: It’s a battle of the eighth seeds! The Magic, winners of two straight and owners of the league’s top offense of late, wrap up a four-game road trip. They currently sit a half-game behind the Nets for the seventh spot. Orlando will face Rookie of the Year candidate Ja Morant and a Grizzlies team that has won four of five games and is holding a four-game lead over the ninth-placed Pelicans.

For some pregame reading material, check out our story on the Magic’s post-All-Star break league-leading offense.

For some perspective from the other side, visit our friends at the Grizzlies community Grizzly Bear Blues.

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