Magic Wands: Orlando Magic at Miami Heat





Time/TV: 7:30 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Heat by 8.5
Tickets: $25-$1,168 on SeatGeek
Season Series: Heat 108, Magic 96 in Orlando on Oct. 26; Magic 136, Heat 130 in Miami on Dec. 20; Tonight in Miami; March 3 in Orlando

Pace Off. Rtg. Def. Rtg. eFG% O.Reb.% TO% FTR
Orlando 98.4 100.6 107.3 49.1 21.5 13.5 24.1
Miami 97.6 103.0 103.9 50.5 23.4 13.8 24.9

1) Aaron Gordon is a game-time decision for the Orlando Magic and still plans to compete in the Slam Dunk Contest this weekend, Safid Deen of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

2) Dion Waiters also could be close to a return for the Miami Heat after going through the morning shootaround Monday, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel writes.

3) The rest of this season, the Orlando Magic must provide hope for the franchise’s future.

4) Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel may have exhausted all his options as he considers another lineup change.

5) The Orlando Magic have reportedly stepped up their efforts to trade Serge Ibaka as the trade deadline nears. It is clear the Orlando Magic must trade Serge Ibaka before the deadline, Luke Duffy of HoopsHabit writes.

6) Michael Brock of All U Can Heat says Erik Spoelstra is at the center of the Miami Heat’s revival and deserves consideration for Coach of the Year.

7) Frank Urbina of All U Can Heat breaks down the Miami Heat’s 13-game win streak by the numbers.

8) Dwyane Wade said on the latest Vertical Podcast with Adrian Wojnarowski he still follows the Miami Heat and they are still his team in many ways. Wade called the Heat’s 13-game win streak as impressive as the Miami Heat’s 27-game win streak.

9) The Miami Heat’s midseason push could pit them against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round, Greg Cote of the Miami Herald writes.

10) C.J. Watson shared his thoughts with SportTechie about the advent of wearable technologies and sports.

10) Former Orlando Magic Dancer Trinity Fatu (aka Naomi) won her first WWE Women’s Championship last night. Feel the Glow!

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