NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Wednesday, November 22nd (All times eastern)
Indiana Pacers (6-5) at Orlando Magic (7-4), 7 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The Orlando Magic try to get back on the winning track tonight when they host the Indiana Pacers at TD Waterhouse Centre.
Orlando had a four-game winning streak halted with Monday's 95-86 loss against the Memphis Grizzlies at FedEx Forum. Dwight Howard had a big game for Orlando with 24 points and 23 rebounds in the losing effort.
All five starters registered double-figures for the Magic, while Grant Hill scored 16 points and Hedo Turkoglu and Jameer Nelson both tallied 12 points in the loss. Tony Battie added 10 points for the Southeast-leading Magic.
Indiana has won two straight after a three-game losing streak, including Tuesday's 93-88 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Stephen Jackson blocked Ersan Ilyasova's game-tying three-point attempt at Conseco Fieldhouse to seal the win.
Jermaine O'Neal tallied a game-high 26 points with 13 rebounds and Jamaal Tinsley donated 17 points with nine assists and six rebounds. Danny Granger and Jackson recorded 10 points apiece for the Pacers, who swept the home-and- home with Milwaukee.
Indiana defeated Orlando already this season by a 93-83 score on November 10 at Conseco Fieldhouse. It has won four straight in the series and five of the last six meetings.
The Pacers have won seven of 10 and eight of the last 12 in the series. Indiana has also won five of its last six trips to TD Waterhouse Centre.
11/22 11:02:55 ET