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(19-28) vs. (13-37)
Time/TV: 7 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Pistons by 3
Tickets: $5-$56 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: Magic 109, Pistons 92 in Orlando on Dec. 27; Pistons 103, Magic 87 in Detroit on Jan. 28; Tonight in Orlando
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1) Jameer Nelson participated fully in shootaround this morning, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports, and is almost certain to play tonight against Detroit. Nelson said before the game that he is going to speak to the trainer about 45-60 minutes before the game and get the final go-ahead before a decision is made.
2) Matchups are keeping Andrew NIcholson from earning more playing time, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.
3) Nikola Vucevic said he is regaining endurance lost from a three week layoff because of his concussion, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.
4) The Pistons are looking for consistency from their team still and that falls on coach Maurice Cheeks, Shawn Windsor of the Detroit Free Press.
5) Josh Smith's turnovers could make him difficult to trade at the deadline, Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press writes.