|Date of Birth||9/28/1992|
|Height, Weight||6'9", 233 lbs|
Birch finished with nine points (4-5 FG, 1-1 FT), 11 rebounds, four blocks and three assists over 30 minutes in the Magic's loss to the Raptors on Tuesday.
Birch got a ton of play time in Tuesday's loss as the Magic were run out of the gym pretty early in the game. With Nikola Vucevic struggling, Birch stepped up and nearly had a double-double while swatting four shots and handing out three assists.
Birch will get the start Wednesday against the Hornets, John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com reports.
Birch will start in place of Nikola Vucevic, who's out with a stomach virus. In 49 games this season, Birch's averaging 4.8 points and 3.8 rebounds in 12.7 minutes.