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Orlando hosts Portland on home slide

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Orlando hosts Portland on home slide

Portland Trail Blazers (17-25, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (8-36, 15th in the Eastern Conference)

Orlando, Florida; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Orlando hosts Portland looking to end its seven-game home losing streak.

The Magic are 2-15 in home games. Orlando allows 110.8 points and has been outscored by 8.9 points per game.

The Trail Blazers are 3-14 on the road. Portland is ninth in the Western Conference scoring 108.9 points per game and is shooting 44.7%.

TOP PERFORMERS: Gary Harris averages 1.8 made 3-pointers per game for the Magic, scoring 11.8 points while shooting 36.3% from beyond the arc. Franz Wagner is shooting 50.0% and averaging 17.3 points over the last 10 games for Orlando.

Norman Powell is shooting 45.5% and averaging 18.6 points for the Trail Blazers. Anfernee Simons is averaging 4.3 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Portland.

LAST 10 GAMES: Magic: 1-9, averaging 104.9 points, 42.1 rebounds, 23.5 assists, 7.5 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 43.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.5 points per game.

Trail Blazers: 4-6, averaging 111.4 points, 42.8 rebounds, 22.6 assists, 7.8 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 43.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.7 points.

  • INJURIES: Magic: Jonathan Isaac: out (knee), E'Twaun Moore: out (knee), Michael Carter-Williams: out (left ankle), Markelle Fultz: out (knee), Mo Bamba: day to day (toe), Wendell Carter Jr.: out (hamstring).

    Trail Blazers: Larry Nance Jr.: out (knee), Norman Powell: out (health and safety protocols), CJ McCollum: out (reconditioning), Damian Lillard: out (abdominal), Cody Zeller: out (knee).


    The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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