Magic-Heat Preview

The Miami Heat (51.1% FG), the league's top shooting team, will challenge the Orlando Magic at Amway Center. The Magic have not found their stride this season, coming in with a 10-22 record. As for the Heat, they are considered an early favorite for the championship, entering with a record of 24-8. They have been nearly unstoppable lately, winning eight of their last 10. This game is slated to start at 7:00 pm EST and it will be covered by SunSports and FSN-FL.

After their 87-81 loss to the Cavaliers, the Magic are looking to avoid a repeat performance. Jameer Nelson had the best performance for Orlando, scoring 14 points and adding 9 assists and 6 rebounds. Meanwhile, the Heat are feeling some disappointment after the 123-114 loss at the hands of the Warriors. Mario Chalmers had a solid game for Miami, recording 17 points along with 7 rebounds and 3 steals. The Heat have emerged victorious in both contests against the Magic this year, including a close 101-99 victory in their last matchup. Dwyane Wade was the leading scorer in the game with 27 points.