Magic vs. Pistons 2012 Game time, TV schedule and more

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The Magic try to put an end to their five game losing streak.

Since winning their first two games, the Orlando Magic are 0-5. They'll look to put an end to their five game losing streak when they take on the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills Friday night. Detroit enters with a record of 1-8 and is coming off of their first win of the season, a 94-76 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday.

Jameer Nelson is listed as a game time decision, but will likely start according to John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com. E'Twaun Moore will likely be the backup while Ish Smith will be relegated to garbage time.

Rodney Stuckey will return to the Pistons after a bout with the flu. However, Stuckey, at his suggestion, will come off the bench while Kyle Singler continues to start, according to Vincent Goodwill of the Detroit News.

Offensive rating: Detroit 99.9 (23rd), Orlando 96.5 (26th)

Defensive rating: Detroit 107.6 (27th), Orlando 103.4 (18th)

Pace: Detroit 91.7 (22nd), Orlando 91.2 (26th).

Projected Starters:

Detroit Pistons

Orlando Magic

The Line: Detroit - 5.0

Officials: Joe Crawford, Derrick Collins & Leroy Richardson

Time: 7:30 pm EST

TV: Fox Sports Florida

For more on this game, check out Orlando Pinstriped Post, Detroit Bad Boys and SB Nation Detroit.

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