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The Portland Trail Blazers (7-6) snapped its two-game losing streak on Monday night after beating the Denver Nuggets, 99-82. Portland now concludes its six game homestand on Wednesday when the Trail Blazers host the Orlando Magic (8-6).
In Monday’s win, Blazers rookie Caleb Swanigan got his first career start in place of Noah Vonleh. Swanigan finished with six points, five rebounds, and two blocks before fouling out in 20 minutes of action. Jusuf Nurkic and CJ McCollum each scored 17 points to lead the way for the Blazers, while Damian Lillard added 15 points, seven assists and five rebounds.
The Blazers’ second unit came up big on Monday, outscoring the Nuggets’ bench 42-14.
As for the Magic, Orlando is set to wrap up a four-game West Coast trip with this contest against the Blazers on Wednesday. Orlando started off the season going 6-2 and since then the Magic have gone 2-4.
Orlando is coming off a 110-100 loss to the Warriors on Monday night. In the loss, Nikola Vucevic finished with 20 points, five rebounds and four assists. Evan Fournier added 16 points.
Fournier has reached double figures a total of 13 times this season. Orlando definitely knows how to put points on the board. The Magic rank fifth in the NBA in scoring, averaging 109.8 points per game.
The Trail Blazers will still be without Al-Farouq Aminu (right ankle) on Wednesday night, while the Magic will be without D.J. Augustin (strained left hamstring) and Jonathan Isaac (sprained right ankle) vs. the Blazers.
Portland has won four of the last five meetings vs. Orlando at the Moda Center.
Our Dan Sheldon, Dwight Jaynes, and Orlando Williams will help set the stage for Wednesday’s Blazers and Magic game with Rip City Live on NBC Sports Northwest starting at 6:00pm.
And if you can’t get to a TV, you can check out our pregame coverage with The Scoop Pregame Show streaming live on your mobile phone, tablet, or computer at 6:30pm at Facebook.com/NBCSNorthwest.
Where: Moda Center, Portland OR
Television: NBCS Northwest
Live NBC Sports Northwest coverage: Rip City Live (6:00pm), Talkin' Ball (Immediately after the Blazers postgame show)
Live streaming of the game: Watch the game on your phone on the NBC Sports App. Download the app at http://www.nbcsports.com/sports-mobile . Or check out NBCSportsNorthwest.com/BlazersStream online.
Live streaming coverage on Facebook: The Scoop Pregame Show streams at 6:30pm at Facebook.com/NBCSNorthwest. The Scoop Postgame Show will stream immediately after the game at Facebook.com/NBCSNorthwest.
Radio: Rip City Radio 620