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Game 1: Magic vs. Pistons GameThread: The Paolo Banchero Era

It’s the dawning of a new era of Orlando Magic basketball as the 2022-2023 season tips off

2022-2023 Orlando Magic Media Day Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images

Who: Orlando Magic (0-0) at Detroit Pistons (0-0)

When: Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. ET

Where: Amway Center - Orlando, Florida

TV: Bally Sports Florida, NBA League Pass

Line: Pistons -2.5, Over/Under 217

Projected Starting Lineups:

Magic - Jalen Suggs, Terrence Ross, Franz Wagner, Paolo Banchero, Wendell Carter Jr.

Pistons - Cade Cunningham, Jaden Ivey, Saddiq Bey, Bojan Bogdanovic, Isaiah Stewart

Injury Report: Magic - Cole Anthony (Out), Moe Wagner (Out), Jonathan Isaac (Out), Gary Harris (Out), Markelle Fultz (Out); Pistons - Alec Burks (Out), Isaiah Livers (Out), Marvin Bailey (Out), Nerlens Noel (Questionable)

For some pregame reading material, check out these stories ahead of the Magic-Pistons game:

Bold predictions for the 2022-2023 Orlando Magic season

Optimistic projections for key members of the Orlando Magic

Managing the depth and development of the Orlando Magic

A look back at the Magic’s history in season openers

A look back at

The best and worst case scenarios for the 2022-2023 Orlando Magic.

-These three questions will define the Orlando Magic’s season

-Markelle Fultz thinks the Magic can be a four seed in the East

-Jonathan Isaac discusses how he’s feeling and when he might return

-Evaluating the off-season decisions made by the Magic

-What lineups could Orlando roll out this season?

For some perspective from the other side, visit our friends at Detroit Bad Boys.