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Game Preview: San Antonio Spurs at Orlando Magic

November 27th, 2012 at 1:21 AM
By Josh McKinney

Following a 2-1 start to their five-game homestand, the Orlando Magic set their sights on the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday at the Amway Center.

'San Antonio Spurs' photo (c) 2009, Mike - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

The Spurs (12-3) own the NBA's second-best record behind Tim Duncan's 19.0 points per game and 10.5 rebounds per game. Tony Parker is averaging 17.7 PPG and 7.5 assists per game, while Manu Ginobili and Danny Green are each scoring 11.1 PPG. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 10.6 PPG and 5.4 APG, Gary Neal is scoring 9.3 PPG, and Stephen Jackson (7.7 PPG) and Tiago Splitter (7.6 PPG) are also averaging over 7 PPG.

Arron Afflalo leads Orlando (5-8) at 15.3 PPG, with Glen Davis sitting at 14.9 PPG and 8.8 RPG and J.J. Redick scoring 14.8 PPG and dishing out 5.0 APG. Jameer Nelson is averaging 12.9 PPG to go with 6.0 APG, while E'Twaun Moore (10.8 PPG) and Nikola Vucevic (9.8 PPG and 8.3 RPG) are also providing solid contributions.

"I need to suck it up and do what I need to do," Davis said following Sunday's 116-110 overtime loss to the Boston Celtics. "I let my team down. They played extremely hard. This is on me I think. I don't care what anybody says … if I come to play we'd beat them." 

The Magic will look to bounce back when they host the Spurs on Wednesday at 7:00 pm on FS Florida.

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Tags: Amway Center, Arron Afflalo, Basketball, E'Twaun Moore, Glen Davis, J.J. Redick, Jameer Nelson, NBA, Nikola Vucevic, Orlando, Orlando Magic

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