(16-10) vs. (17-12)
Line: Magic by 2.5
–Jonathan Abrams of the New York Times writes Orlando is continuing to overhaul its roster to duplicate the success that brought it to the finals in 2009.
–A tough schedule and integrating new players could make the next week a bit of a bumpy ride.
–Matt Moore of NBA Facts & Rumors tries to predict Orlando’s new rotation.
–Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel asked the Hawks’ Josh Smith and Al Horford for their reaction to the Magic’s deals.
–Orlando did something pretty rare Saturday in making a major deal just 25 games into the season, writes Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld.