Orlando Magic Vs New Jersey Nets: Magic Go for Three in a Row

December 27th, 2010 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
The Orlando Magic will look to make it three in a row when they host the New Jersey Nets Monday night. Orlando ended the Boston Celtics'  14-game winning streak with a 86-78 win on Christmas Day. The win came just two days after the Magic put an end to the San Antonio Spurs'  12-game winning streak. The Nets lost 105-91 at New Orleans last Wednesday, but have won three of their last five and two straight at home. Taking a look at the NBA spreads for tonight's games, oddsmakers have listed the Magic as six point favorites over the Nets.

Orlando got a big game from Brandon Bass against the Celtics on Saturday. Bass had a team-high 21 points to go along with nine rebounds. Hedo Turkoglu shot 4-8 from three point range and finished with 16 points. The most impressive thing about the Magic's win was they did it without much help from Dwight Howard, who got into foul trouble. Howard finished with just six points, but still managed to grab 11 rebounds.

Devin Harris and Brook Lopez continue to play well for the Nets, but haven't exactly gotten a whole lot of help lately. Harris had 21 points and eight assists against the Hornets, and Lopez added ...

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