WATCH: Orlando Magic to Host New Orleans Pelicans in Final Preseason Matchup Tonight
By si.com // October 17, 2023
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ABOVE VIDEO: Pregame with Juan Rodriguez and Terry Spain from the Amway Center as the Orlando Magic get ready to host the New Orleans Pelicans for their final preseason match.
(SI.COM) – The Orlando Magic is set to play in front of its home fans for the first time in the preseason tonight when the New Orleans Pelicans come to town.
The game marks a rematch between the two teams from last week’s preseason opener in which the Magic came out on top with a 122-105 victory.
It’s the final preseason game against NBA competition for both teams, so we could be in store for each team’s “dress rehearsal,” where the rotation plays more often than it has in the past.
For the Magic, coach Jamahl Mosley hopes the team can use the rematch as a litmus test, specifically in crashing the boards.
“You know, I think we have to clean up the rebounding from that last game,” Mosley said. “They had 17 offensive rebounds in that game. So our ability to box out, but we did a really good job of taking care of the basketball. So that’ll be a continued heightened area of focus.
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