Who?: Orlando Magic vs. Atlanta Hawks
What?: Eastern Conference Southeast Divisional Showdown (Game #9, Home Game #4)
Where?: Philips Arena (Atlanta, GA)
When?: Monday, November 19, 2012 – 7:30 PM (ET)
How?: NBATV / 680 AM & 93.7 FM
Projected Starting Lineups:
PG: Jameer Nelson | SG: J.J. Redick | SF: Arron Afflalo | PF: Glen Davis | C: Nikola Vucevic
PG: Jeff Teague | SG: Devin Harris | SF: Kyle Korver | PF: Josh Smith | C: Al Horford
Injury/Inactive Players Report:
Orlando Magic: J.J. Redick (flu-like symptoms) is questionable; Hedo Turkoglu (broken left hand) and Al Harrington (right knee rehabilitation) are out.
Atlanta Hawks: DeShawn Stevenson (lower back) is day-to-day.
Current Records/Streak & Hot, Lukewarm, or Cold:
Records: Orlando Magic (3-6) … Atlanta Hawks (4-4)
Streak: Orlando Magic –> OVERALL: Lost 1 / HOME: Lost 2 / ROAD: Lost 1 … Atlanta Hawks –> OVERALL: Won 1 / HOME: Lost 1 / ROAD: Won 1
Away/Home Records: Magic are (1-4) on the road … Hawks are (1-2) at home
Orlando Magic: Cold. Ended a five-game losing streak with a four-point victory on Friday at Detroit, but went back to their losing ways the following game at Toronto 97-86.
Atlanta Hawks: Lukewarm. Split their four-game west coast road trip 2-2, and now play seven of their next eight games at home.
Season/Past Season Series Notes:
Atlanta hosts Orlando for the first-of-four meetings between the teams, and the first-of-two in Atlanta. The clubs meet again on December 12 and February 13 in Orlando, and on March 30 at Philips Arena. Atlanta has won six consecutive meetings with the Magic, and the last four at home. Atlanta’s last loss to the Magic was on 11/8/10 in Orlando (93-89). The Hawks trail the all-time series, 45-43, but hold a 28-15 advantage at home against the Magic.
Zaza Pachulia spent his rookie season (2003-04) with Orlando, where DeShawn Stevenson also played part of that year. Bob Weiss is a former Magic assistant coach. Al Horford attended the University of Florida. Magic head coach Jacque Vaughn had two separate stints in a Hawks uniform, playing all 82 games in 2001-02 and 72 contests in 2003-04. Al Harrington played for the Hawks from 2004-06, appearing in 142 games (18.1 ppg)