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Seeding Game #5: Magic vs. Sixers GameThread

Orlando looks to avoid a third straight loss as they play short-handed Friday night against Philadelphia

Philadelphia 76ers v Orlando Magic Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images

Who: Philadelphia 76ers (41-27) vs. Orlando Magic (32-37)
When: Friday, August 7th, 6:30 PM EST
Where: Walt Disney World (Wide World of Sports Complex), Lake Buena Vista, FL
TV: TNT, Fox Sports FL
Line: Philadelphia -5, O/U: 222.5
Injuries: Philadelphia - Robinson III (out, hip), Simmons (out, knee), Z. Smith (out, knee); Orlando - Aminu (out, knee), Carter-Williams (out, foot), Gordon (out, hamstring), Isaac (out, knee)

Philadelphia 76ers Orlando Magic
110.7 (16th) ORtg 108.4 (22nd)
108.5 (7th) DRtg 109.3 (9th)
98.9 (19th) Pace 98.5 (26th)
Projected Starting Lineups
Shake Milton G D.J. Augustin
Josh Richardson G Evan Fournier
Tobias Harris F James Ennis
Joel Embiid C Nikola Vucevic

Can the shorthanded Magic best the Sixers inside the bubble Friday night? Check out our preview here.

In case you missed it, Aaron Gordon suffered an injury to his left hamstring in Orlando’s game against Toronto Wednesday night. He will be re-evaluated in “several days”.

Sean Kennedy previews tonight’s Sixers/Magic game, writing for our friends at Liberty Ballers (SB Nation).

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