GameDay: Orlando Magic at Dallas Mavericks
01/12/2014 11:05 PM
01/13/2014 11:12 PM
Magic at Mavericks
7:30 p.m. Monday, American Airlines Center, Dallas
Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM, KFLC/1270 AM (Spanish)
Records: Mavs 22-16, Magic 10-27
About the Magic: Orlando is on a seven-game losing streak. It is also 0-4 on a five-game road trip that concludes Monday night. ... Orlando has the second-worst record in the NBA. ... The last time the Magic won a game was Dec. 29 against Atlanta, 109-102. ... Orlando was blown out in Denver on Saturday 120-94. ... Aaron Afflalo leads Magic scorers with 20.8 ppg, while Glen Davis averages 13.6 ppg and 7.2 rpg. ... Rookie guard Victor Oladipo is averaging 13.2 ppg and shooting 40.7 percent from the field.
About the Mavs: This is the last of a two-game homestand. The homestand opened Saturday with a 110-107 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans. ... After Monday’s game, the Mavs will have a two-game road trip — Wednesday against the Los Angeles Clippers and Friday against the Phoenix Suns. ... Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-high 40 points in Saturday’s win over New Orleans. That included attempting a season-high 16 free throws. ... Monta Ellis scored 26 points Saturday against the Pelicans, which included a season-high 15 free-throw attempts. ... The Mavs beat the Magic 108-100 in Orlando on Nov. 16 behind 19 points, eight assists and three steals from Ellis. ... In 41 minutes over the last two games, Samuel Dalembert has 13 points, 17 rebounds and three blocks.
— Dwain Price
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