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Preview: Lakers at Orlando Magic
Preview: Lakers at Orlando Magic

The Lakers (13-36) visit the reeling Orlando Magic (15-37) on Friday night. Orlando has lost 10 consecutive games, firing their head coach, Jacque Vaughn, on Thursday and installing James Borrego in the interim.  Meanwhile, the Lakers have struggled in their own right, losing 11 of their last 12. The Lakers will play without Jordan Hill (hip), along with Kobe Bryant (shoulder), Julius Randle (knee) and Steve Nash (back), who are all done for the season. Rookie forward Aaron Gordon (foot) is questionable for the Magic.  Key matchup The Magic have one of the better young centers in the league in Nikola Vucevic, who is averaging 19.6 points and 11.3 rebounds a game. ...

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