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(16-27) vs. (14-28)
Time/TV: 6 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Magic by 2
Tickets: $20-$814 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: Won 110-106 in Detroit on Nov. 16; Won 90-74 in Orlando on Nov. 21; Lost 105-90 in Detroit on Jan. 22; Tonight in Orlando
1) Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel writes that Jacque Vaughn, with his endless positivity, has passed the test of the first half of his first season as a head coach.
2) Rob Hennigan is not gloating or getting too high or too low now that the headlines have flipped on his big move, Bill Doyle of the Worcester Telegram writes.
3) Hedo Turkoglu tells Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel that his injured left hand is feeling much better. His return to the court should not be too far behind.
4) Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reviews the highlights and lowlights of the first half of the season. Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press asks whether the Pistons have lived up to their expectations.
5) Despite losing 17 of their past 19 games, the Magic still see a chance to have success this season and even make the Playoffs, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel writes.
6) Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel believes the Magic, like the Predators, should offer discounts on tickets if the team continues to struggle. Of course, that would be against the team's goal of building an eventual champion.
7) Andre Drummond made some head-turning plays in Miami that show that he continues to impress and improve, Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press writes.