(6-1) vs. (2-5)
Time/TV: 7 p.m./FSFlorida
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Season Series: Oct. 9 in Jacksonville (Preseason): Pelicans 99, Magic 95; Tonight in Orlando (Preseason); Nov. 1 in Orlando; Jan. 26 in New Orleans;
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1) Victor Oladipo might truly be a self-made player. Israel Guttierez of ESPN.com chronicles how Oladipo raised himself on the game and made it to the second pick in the Draft.
2) Jameer Nelson has proven himself to be a mentor on the court and off the court with his family, Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel writes.
3) The Pelicans are hoping to reduce their turnovers as they prepare to enter the regular season.
4) Monty Williams is hoping to get a little more out of the center position as the Pelicans close the preseason in Orlando, John Reid of the New Orleans Times Picayune writes.
6) Jeff Duncan of The New Orleans Times Picayune writes that the Pelicans must make the next step this season and make the Playoffs.
7) The Magic announced Friday that they have reached a 10-year extension with Fox Sports Florida to broadcast Magic games. The extension will run through the 2026-27 season.
8) Tyreke Evans will play tonight for the Pelicans, Nakia Hogan of NOLA.com reports.