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Magic Vs. Bucks Game Preview: Orlando Tries To Make It Three In A Row Against Milwaukee

The Orlando Magic began their road trip with a loss to the Miami Heat, but they'll look to rebound against the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night.

The Orlando Magic started their five-game road trip snapping their four-game winning streak with a loss to the Miami Heat. On Monday, the Magic make the trip to the Bradley Center to take on the Milwaukee Bucks. The Magic had been surging and finally looked like they found their offensive rhythm, but they were crushed by the Heat on Sunday 90-78.

The Bucks on the other hand had their own streak snapped on Sunday, as the Bucks beat the New Jersey Nets and snapped their four-game losing streak. The Bucks have lose the previous two matchups with the Orlando Magic this season, the most recent by nine points last Friday.

In the first matchup between the two teams, the Bucks allowed Jason Richardson to hit nine three-point shots to help power the Magic over the Bucks late in the game. The Magic needed a late rally in the second matchup as well, in a game that saw Dwight Howard picked up 26 points and 20 rebounds.

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