(40-38) vs. (23-55)
Time/TV: 7 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Wizards by 7
Tickets: $5-$136 on VividSeats
Season Series: Wizards 98, Magic 80 in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 2; Wizards 115, Magic 106 in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 25; Wizards 105, Magic 101 in Orlando on March 14; Tonight in Orlando
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Click after the jump for links and news from Magic and Wizards sources…
1) Nikola Vucevic is out again tonight as he will miss his fourth straight game. That could mean trouble against the big front court of Nene and Marcin Gortat.
2) After the Magic caught the Celtics and tied them for the third worst record in the league, Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel asks whether they are ruining their lottery plans.
3) The Wizards have an opening to get the sixth seed, although Wednesday’s loss tightened that margin just a bit, Michael Lee of The Washington Post writes.
4) Randy Wittman was left questioning his star’s effort in the loss to the Bobcats on Wednesday, Michael Lee of The Washington Post writes.
5) The Wizards are still searching for consistency as the season winds down to its close and the Playoffs approach, Ben Standig of CSN Washington writes. That inconsistency has led Washington to lose its grip on the sixth seed, Michael Lee of The Washington Post writes.
6) Washington is struggling from beyond the arc of late, Michael Lee of The Washington Post writes.
7) The Wizards will officially sign 10-year-old Amaris Jackson as part of a Make A Wish Foundation event, Brandon Parker of The Washington Post reports.