New York, N.Y.
(36-25) vs. (31-29)
Time/TV: 8 p.m./TNT
Line: Knicks by 3
Tickets: $137-$1494 on TiqIQ
Magic's Magic Number for Sixth: 2
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1) After a season of distractions, the Magic finally look like they are having fun and playing together, Tim Povtak of FSFlorida writes.
2) Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel says the Magic should shut down Dwight Howard for the year... including Playoffs.
4) Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel marvels at the similarities between this year's team and the 1997 team that nearly toppled the Heat despite long odds and lots of turmoil.
5) Chucky Atkins is returning home. The former Magic guard and Evans High School graduate is going to be the new head coach for the Evans basketball team, Buddy Collings of the Orlando Sentinel reports.
7) The Knicks are eyeing Friday as the day for Amar'e Stoudemire's return to the lineup, Marc Berman of the New York Post writes.