GameDay: Dallas Mavericks at Orlando Magic

11/15/2013 9:02 PM

11/12/2014 3:05 PM

Mavericks at Magic

6 p.m. Saturday, Amway Center, Orlando, Fla.

TV: FSSW, ESPN Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM

Records: Mavericks 5-4, Magic 4-5

About the Mavericks: The season is young but tonight will be the completion of the Mavs’ fourth back-to-back set this year. And they still have two more scheduled for this month. ... The Mavs are 2-1 on the second leg of a back-to-back. ... The Mavs are fourth in the league in scoring (106.8) and 11th in assists (22.9). ... The Mavs have won 15 of their past 20 games against the Magic, including seven straight games in Orlando. The last time the Magic beat the Mavs in Orlando was March 31, 2006.

About the Magic: The Magic opened the season with wins in three of its first five games, but has lost three of its past four games. ... Orlando is 4-1 at home, its lone loss coming Nov. 8 against Boston, 91-89. ... Arron Afflalo leads the Magic in scoring (21.3) and had 36 points in Wednesday’s 94-91 win over Milwaukee. ... Seven-foot center Nikola Vucevic is averaging 15.8 points and 11.8 rebounds, good for fourth in the NBA. … Rookie guard Victor Oladipo averages 11.9 points per contest.

— Dwain Price

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