Clippers-Magic Showdown: Orlando Hosts Los Angeles in Highly Anticipated Matchup

Los Angeles seeks fourth consecutive road victory against Orlando

The Los Angeles Clippers, currently fourth in the Western Conference, will be facing off against the fifth-ranked Orlando Magic in Florida on Friday at 7 p.m. EDT. The Clippers are eager to extend their impressive three-game winning streak on the road against their Eastern Conference counterparts.

The Magic, based in Orlando, have an impressive home record of 25-11 and score an average of 110.6 points per game while outscoring opponents by a mere 1.9 points per game. While on the road, the Clippers have a solid record of 23-14 and rank eighth in the Western Conference with an average of 116.3 points per game and a shooting percentage of 49.2%. In comparison, the Magic shoot at a slightly higher rate of 47.8% from the field this season, which is just above the 47.2% that the Clippers allow their opponents to shoot.

This will be the second time that these two teams meet this season, with the Clippers winning their previous encounter by a narrow margin of six points, with a final score of 118-102 back on November 1st. In that matchup, Paul George led the way for Los Angeles with averages of 22.5 points, while Franz Wagner was Orlando’s top performer with averages of 20 points and seven rebounds. On both sides, there are some key players that could make a difference in this game: for example, Paolo Banchero is leading Orlando’s offense with averages of

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