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Game Previews: Memphis Grizzlies at Orlando Magic, Magic at New Orleans Hornets, Magic at Miami Heat

March 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 PM
By Josh McKinney

Following a home matchup with the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday at the Amway Center, the Orlando Magic have a road contest against the New Orleans Hornets on Monday at New Orleans Arena and then visit the Miami Heat on Wednesday at American Airlines Arena.

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

In a 98-91 loss to Miami on Friday, the Grizzlies (38-19) got 24 points and nine rebounds from Marc Gasol, 14 points and nine rebounds from Zach Randolph, 14 points and eight assists from Mike Conley and 10 points from Quincy Pondexter.

New Orleans (21-39) defeated the Detroit Pistons 100-95 on Friday thanks to 25 points and nine assists from Greivis Vasquez, 21 points from Eric Gordon, 19 points and 13 rebounds from Ryan Anderson and 10 points from Robin Lopez.

In Friday's win over Memphis, the Heat (42-14), who visit the New York Knicks on Sunday and the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday before hosting Orlando on Wednesday, received 22 points and eight assists from Dwyane Wade. LeBron James (18 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds), Shane Battier (14 points), Chris Bosh (13 points and 10 rebounds) and Ray Allen (10 points and six rebounds) also notched double figures in points for Miami.

Orlando (16-43) lost to Houston 118-110 on Friday despite 27 points and 10 rebounds from Tobias Harris, 19 points from Arron Afflalo, 18 points and 10 rebounds from Nikola Vucevic, 17 points from Andrew Nicholson and 13 points from Moe Harkless.

All three games will be televised on FS Florida, with Sunday's game set for a 6:00 pm tip-off, Monday's game slated to begin at 8:00 pm and Wednesday's contest scheduled to start at 7:30 pm.

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Tags: American Airlines Arena, Amway Center, Andrew Nicholson, Arron Afflalo, Moe Harkless, NBA, New Orleans Arena, Nikola Vucevic, Orlando, Orlando Magic, Tobias Harris

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