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Game 65: Magic at Rockets GameThread

Will the Magic be able to help continue Houston’s current losing streak?

Houston Rockets v Orlando Magic Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images

Who: Orlando Magic (28-35) at Houston Rockets (39-23)
When: Sunday, March 8th, 7:00 PM EST
Where: Toyota Center, Houston, TX
TV: Fox Sports Florida
Line: Orlando +8, O/U: 230.5
Injuries: Orlando - Fultz (QUESTIONABLE), Aminu (OUT), Fournier (OUT), Isaac (OUT); Houston (QUESTIONABLE)
Storylines: Houston, losers of three consecutive game, will be playing the back end of a road/home back-to-back. The Rockets dropped a game in Charlotte last night after starting the game trailing 20-0. Russell Westbrook sat out last night’s game, but he will be back in Houston’s lineup tonight. Orlando welcomes back Steve Clifford to the sideline; Clifford left the Magic bench in the second half of Friday’s game after suffering from symptoms related to dehydration and dizziness. Clifford was taken to a local hospital for further evaluation and was later discharged. The Magic will be playing their second-straight game without starting shooting guard Evan Fournier (sprained UCL, elbow).

Orlando Magic Houston Rockets
111.7 (11th) ORtg 113.9 (2nd)
114.0 (27th) DRtg 110.0 (15th)
100.9 (12th) Pace 103.3 (3rd)
Projected Starting Lineup
Markelle Fultz G Russell Westbrook
James Ennis G James Harden
Wes Iwundu F Danuel House
Aaron Gordon F Robert Covington
Nikola Vucevic C P.J. Tucker

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