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Orlando Magic Vs. Charlotte Bobcats Preview: Dwight Howard Wants To Keep Hot Touch Going

Can the Orlando Magic continue their winning ways against the lowly Charlotte Bobcats?

March 5, 2012; Toronto, ON, CANADA; Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard (12) battles Toronto Raptors forward Ed Davis (32) for the ball at the Air Canada Centre. Orlando defeated Toronto 92-88. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-US PRESSWIRE
March 5, 2012; Toronto, ON, CANADA; Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard (12) battles Toronto Raptors forward Ed Davis (32) for the ball at the Air Canada Centre. Orlando defeated Toronto 92-88. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-US PRESSWIRE

The Orlando Magic enter their game Tuesday evening against the Charlotte Bobcats on a two game winning streak. The Bobcats on the other hand have lost five in a row and 21 of their last 22 games overall. Orlando looks to use this game tonight to help build some momentum entering their game with Chicago on Thursday.

Dwight Howard, still the topic of trade speculation, continues to be the lynchpin for the Magic's success. Howard has averaged 32.3 points per game the last three games, including 36 points and 13 rebounds in the Magic's victory over Milwaukee.

Charlotte on the other hand is looking for anything to spark some success. Corey Maggette is the Bobcats player to watch, having scored 24 points against New Jersey on Sunday. The Bobcats still average the fewest points scored in the NBA at 86.7 points per game. They need to have the offense going if they stand any chance of defeating the Magic Tuesday night.

However Orlando also has very dangerous three-point shooting with players like Ryan Anderson and J.J. Redick. If they get hot, it could be over very quickly for the Bobcats.

The game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. tip off and will be broadcast on Fox Sports Florida.

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