(13-41) vs. (36-21)
Line: Magic by 14
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–The Magic have been quiet publicly, but behind the scenes a deal for Memphis’ Zach Randolph might be in the works. So might be an extension for Jason Richardson. Today’s Magic wonders if those rumors are true. If they are, the deal in place appears to involve Jason Richardson and Brandon Bass.
–Dwight Howard was surprised by the Jazz’s trade of Deron Williams to the Nets and deflects talk about his future by saying: “The people should be concerned about this moment, this season and nothing else. If you’re concerned about next year, then your mind is in the wrong place anyway. I’m not concerned about next year. I’m concerned about right now, the Sacramento Kings and the championship that we’re trying to get next year.”
–Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel talked with several scouts who believe the Magic must improve their defense to have a shot this year.
–Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel asks if the Knicks are better than the Magic after the Carmelo Anthony deal.
–Tonight on Fox Sports Net Florida after the game, be sure to catch Inside the Magic. This episode is about Orlando’s coaching staff.