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Sixers-Magic Game Thread

Will the Sixers uncover draft pick magic tonight in Orlando?

Milwaukee Bucks v Orlando Magic Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Game Info:

  • Date: March 20, 2017
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Place: Amway Center, Orlando, FL
  • TV: CSN
  • Radio: 97.5 The Fanatic

The bad guys: Orlando Pinstriped Post

Probable Starters:

  • Sixers: T.J. McConnell, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, Rob Covington, Dario Saric, Richaun Holmes
  • Magic: Elfrid Payton, Evan Fournier, Terrence Ross, Aaron Gordon, Nikola Vucevic

Season Series: Orlando Magic lead the series 2-1


  • Justin Anderson is still glued to some unfortunate South Philadelphia toilet and will not play tonight. Apparently, I can’t read. Justin Anderson has been physically removed from the toilet thanks to the literal strength of his teammates and he is available for selection tonight. And/or his gastroenteritis has passed.
  • Jahlil Okafor will miss the game with right knee soreness.
  • The Orlando Magic have the fourth worst record in the NBA. The Sixers have the fifth worst record in the NBA. 1.5 games separate the two games. Games like this are why Tankathon was invented.
  • In his recap of last night’s game, Max described this Sixers season as exciting but has since ventured off the rails, which if you think about it, basically describes every Philadelphia sports team for 2016-17.
  • What are the odds this game is more remarkable than the six NCAA Tournament games played in this venue four and two days ago, respectively?

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