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The Portland Trail Blazers (14-13) will look to make it two straight wins when Portland visits the Orlando Magic (11-18) on Friday.
Portland overcame a 16-point deficit to beat the Heat 102-95 in Miami on Wednesday night which snapped a five-game losing streak for the Trail Blazers. CJ McCollum led the charge with 28 points and Al-Farouq Aminu added 15 points and 13 rebounds in the win.
Ed Davis finishied with 11 points and five rebounds. Davis played a season-high 26 minutes.
Center Jusuf Nurkic (sprained right ankle) missed his third consecutive game and backup center Meyers Leonard (illness) also did not play.
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After winning six of its first eight game, Orlando’s season is not looking as promising as the start to the season. The Magic have lost three in a row and 14 of their last 17 overall.
The most recent loss for the Magic came at home on Wednesday night when the Clippers beat Orlando 106-95.
In the loss, Jonathon Simmons had 20 points, eight assists and six rebounds, while Nikola Vucevic added 14 points, 12 rebounds and four steals.
As for the injury reports, the Blazers have listed Nurkic (sprained right ankle) as questionable, while the Magic have listed Arron Afflalo (back spasms) and Aaron Gordon (concussion) as questionable. Plus, Evan Fournier (sprained right ankle), Jonathan Isaac (sprained right ankle) and Terrence Ross (sprained right MCL/non-displaced fracture of right tibial plateau) are all listed as out vs. the Blazers.
Friday’s contest is the last of two meetings between the Trail Blazers and Magic this season. Portland defeated Orlando 99-94 back on November 15th at the Moda Center.
Looking at the recent history between the Blazers and Magic, Orlando has won five of the last seven meetings against Portland at home in the Amway Center.
You can catch our pregame coverage of the Blazers and Magic contest with Rip City Live at 3:00pm on Wednesday as Dan Sheldon, Dwight Jaynes, and Orlando Williams get you set for all of the action.
And if you can’t get to a TV, you can check out our live streaming pregame coverage with The Scoop Pregame Show streaming on your mobile phone, tablet, or computer at 3:30pm at Facebook.com/NBCSNorthwest.
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Where: Amway Center, Orlando FL
Television: NBCS Northwest
Live NBC Sports Northwest coverage: Rip City Live (3:00pm), 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 3:30pm at Facebook.com/NBCSNorthwest. The Scoop Postgame Show will stream immediately after the game at Facebook.com/NBCSNorthwest.
Radio: Rip City Radio 620