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(0-2) vs. (2-2)
Time/TV: 7 p.m./No TV
Line: Cavs by 4.5
Tickets: $19-$87 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: Nov. 23 in Orlando; Feb. 8 in Cleveland; Feb. 23 in Orlando; April 7 in Cleveland
1) Jacque Vaughn said he wants his team to focus on its transition defense and playing more physical in tonight's game. He may give some guys a break tonight or tomorrow night in the team's first back-to-back.
2) The biggest controversy at Magic camp so far has been a lack of water breaks. As Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel writes, this season is about no drama and making up for lost dignity from last year's Dwight-mare.
3) Glen Davis leads the team in scoring and is second in rebounding this preseason, but he tells Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel that he feels he needs to increase his intensity and clean some things up if he is to help the Magic win this season.
4) Former Cavaliers coach Mike Fratello tells Mary Schmitt Boyer of Cleveland.com that it is unfair to put lofty rookie year expectations on Dion Waiters in light of what LeBron James and Kyrie Irving delivered in their first seasons.
5) Kevin Hetrick of Cavs: The Blog lists 10 things to like about Dion Waiters.
6) Fear the Sword asks the important question: Who will be Kyrie Irving's main sidekick this season -- Tristan Thompson or Dion Waiters?
7) On that point, Kyle Boenitz of Crossover Chronicles writes Tristan Thompson put in a ton of work in this offseason and seems ready for a bigger role.
8) Today happened to be on Cavs Day on CC, so I a wrote a more in depth preview on the Cavaliers this season.