The San Antonio Spurs will have their chance to pick apart the Southeast's best team, when they square off against the division rival Orlando Magic at Amway Center. The Magic have not found their stride during the early portion of the season, entering today's game with a record of 6-9. On the other hand, the visiting Spurs look to continue to move further above .500, entering today's game with a 13-2 record. They have played great basketball lately, winning nine of their last 10. This game is slated to start at 7:00 pm EST and it will be covered by FSN-SW and FSN-FL.
After topping the 76ers, 105-94, the Magic look for another solid effort. Nikola Vucevic was a key piece, recording 21 points and 16 rebounds to notch his ninth double-double on the year. Meanwhile, the Spurs are feeling some disappointment after the 94-88 loss at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder. Tony Parker had a team-high 16 points.
Second-chance opportunities project to be few and far between for San Antonio in this contest. They rank 28th in the NBA in offensive rebounding (OR% of 20.6%), while Orlando is best in the league on the defensive backboards (DR% of 76.9%).
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