Starters Malcolm Brogdon, Domantas Sabonis and Myles Turner remain questionable on the injury report as the Pacers face a Magic team in transition after dealing several veteran players at the trade deadline. Between a hefty injury report plenty of young faces in the lineup, the Magic may resemble the Timberwolves matchup minus a beast like Karl-Anthony Towns to punish the defense inside.
The Pacers pieced together a productive playing rotation in their last outing, with seven players scoring in double figures. They will need to follow that formula again to put consecutive wins together with five weeks left in the regular season.
The Pacers won the last game against the Magic in late January, needing OT to secure the 120-118 W. But, again, thanks to trades and injuries, neither team resembles the teams that went at it on that night.
Where: Amway Center, Orlando, FL
When: 7:00 p.m. ET
TV: Bally Sports Indiana
Radio: 107.5 FM/AM 1070 The Fan
Projected Starting Lineups:
Pacers: Edmond Sumner, Caris LeVert, Justin Holiday, Doug McDermott, Goga Bitadze
Magic: Michael Carter-Williams, Dwayne Bacon, James Ennis III, Chuma Okeke, Wendell Carter Jr.
IND: Malcolm Brogdon (hip) - questionable, Domantas Sabonis (ankle) - questionable, Myles Turner (ankle) - out, T.J. Warren (foot) - out
ORL: Markelle Fultz (left ACL) – out, Gary Harris (adductor strain) – out), Jonathan Isaac (knee) – out, Karim Mane (hamstring) – out, Otto Porter Jr. (left foot) – out
Enemy view: Orlando Pinstriped Post
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