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Game Previews: Charlotte Bobcats at Orlando Magic, Magic at Dallas Mavericks

February 18th, 2013 at 4:13 PM
By Josh McKinney

Following the All-Star break, the Orlando Magic return to action when they host the Charlotte Bobcats on Tuesday at the Amway Center. After that, Orlando travels to face the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday at the American Airlines Center.

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

Charlotte (12-40) is led by Kemba Walker's 17.2 points per game and 5.6 assists per game, while Ramon Sessions is scoring 15.0 PPG, Gerald Henderson is tallying 12.8 PPG, Byron Mullens is averaging 12.8 PPG and 8.0 rebounds per game, Ben Gordon is recording 12.6 PPG and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is scoring 9.1 PPG to go with 5.7 RPG.

The Mavericks (23-29) are receiving 17.9 PPG from O.J. Mayo, 15.2 PPG and 5.7 RPG from Dirk Nowitzki, 13.0 PPG from Vince Carter, 12.9 PPG and 5.5 APG from Darren Collison, 12.4 PPG and 6.2 RPG from Chris Kaman and 11.5 PPG and 8.3 RPG from Shawn Marion.

Of the active players for the Magic (15-37), four are averaging double digits in points. Arron Afflalo is leading the way at 16.6 PPG, with J.J. Redick registering 15.3 PPG, Jameer Nelson scoring 14.8 PPG and dishing out 7.4 APG and Nikola Vucevic averaging 12.4 PPG and 11.5 RPG.

Tuesday's game begins at 7:00 pm, while Wednesday's game tips off at 8:30 pm. Both games will be televised on FS Florida.

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Tags: American Airlines Center, Amway Center, Arron Afflalo, J.J. Redick, Jameer Nelson, NBA, Nikola Vucevic, Orlando, Orlando Magic

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