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Magic Seek Road Success Against Grizzlies in Non-Conference Battle

 Magic Seek Road Success Against Grizzlies in Non-Conference Battle




In a non-conference matchup, the Orlando Magic (23-21) will travel to Memphis to face the Grizzlies (17-27) on Friday night. The Magic, currently holding the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference, will be aiming to improve their road record as they take on the Grizzlies, who have struggled this season and sit 13th in the Western Conference.


The Grizzlies, with a 4-15 record at home, have faced challenges defending their court. Memphis averages 13.9 turnovers per game, and their performance significantly correlates with their ability to control turnovers. They have a 5-16 record when turning the ball over less than their opponents.


Meanwhile, the Magic have demonstrated resilience on the road, maintaining a 9-14 record away from their home court. As they embark on this non-conference clash, they hold a 12-18 record against opponents with a winning record, showcasing their competitiveness against stronger teams.


Statistically, the Grizzlies score an average of 107.8 points per game, slightly less than the 111.2 points conceded by the Magic. Orlando, shooting at an impressive 46.8% from the field, holds a marginal advantage over the Grizzlies' opponents, who shoot at 46.7% for the season.


For the Grizzlies, Jaren Jackson Jr. has been a standout performer, averaging 20.2 points over the last 10 games. Vince Williams Jr., shooting at 42.9%, contributes 8.0 points for Memphis.


On the Magic side, Paolo Banchero has been a key player, averaging an impressive 22.5 points, seven rebounds, and 4.8 assists. Jalen Suggs has been a reliable three-point shooter, averaging 2.5 made three-pointers over the last 10 games for Orlando.


In their recent performances, the Grizzlies have displayed a 6-4 record in their last 10 games, with an average of 110.9 points per game. Meanwhile, the Magic have a 4-6 record, averaging 104.2 points in their recent contests.


In terms of injuries, the Grizzlies will be without several key players, including Desmond Bane, Brandon Clarke, Ja Morant, Luke Kennard, Santi Aldama, Marcus Smart, Steven Adams, Derrick Rose, and Jake LaRavia. On the other hand, the Magic will miss Gary Harris, who is out with a calf injury, while Jonathan Isaac is listed as day-to-day with a hamstring issue.


As the Magic seek to capitalize on their road success and the Grizzlies aim to defend their home court, basketball enthusiasts can anticipate an intriguing non-conference battle. Both teams will look to their key players to deliver impactful performances in what promises to be a competitive and exciting matchup in Memphis.

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