The Orlando Magic snapped their losing streak with a 90-74 victory over the Detroit Pistons Wednesday night. The lowly Cavaliers snapped a six game losing streak with a win over the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday.
Kyrie Irving has a bruised a finger and should be out for "a couple of weeks." Jeremy Pargo did an excellent job replacing Irving Wednesday. The former Gonzaga start scored 28 points in the victory.
On Wednesday, Orlando coach Jacque Vaughn decided to insert rookie Maurice Harkless into the starting lineup, returning guard J.J. Redick to his role as Orlando's sixth man.
Offensive Rating: Cleveland 101.4 (23rd), Orlando 95.9 (29th)
Defensive Rating: Cleveland 107.3 (27th), Orlando 100.3 (4th)
Pace: Cleveland 94.1 (3rd), Orlando 92.3 (16th)
- Anderson Varejao
- Tristan Thompson
- Alonzo Gee
- Dion Waiters
- Jeremy Pargo
- Nikola Vucevic
- Glen Davis
- Maurice Harkless
- Arron Afflalo
- Jameer Nelson
The Line: Orlando -
Game Time: 7:00 pm EST
TV: Fox Sports Florida
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