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Orlando vs Charlotte Preview

Who: Orlando Magic vs Charlotte Bobcats
What: NBA Playoff Basketball – Magic Home Game
When: 04/18/2010 at 5:30pm eastern
Where: Live at Amway Arena in Orlando or on Fox Sports Carolinas or TNT

The Matchup:

Record Offensive
Efficiency
Defensive
Efficiency
Pace
Orlando 59-23 110.5 (4) 102.5 (3) 92.7 (22)
Charlotte 44-38 104.0 (24) 101.8 (1) 91.0 (27)

Previous Meetings:
11/10/09 – 93-81 ORL- RecapBoxscore

11/16/09 – 97-91 ORL – RecapBoxscore

01/23/10 – 106-95 (OT) ORL – RecapBoxscore

03/14/10 – 96-89 CLT – RecapBoxscore

Injuries:
Orlando: None
Charlotte: None


Starting Lineups

Magic Bobcats
PG Jameer Nelson Raymond Felton
SG Vince Carter Stephen Jackson
SF Matt Barnes Gerald Wallace
PF Rashard Lewis Boris Diaw
C Dwight Howard Theo Ratliff

It's on. Playoff basketball has begun. And the Bobcats are a part of it for the first time in franchise history. How will they respond to this new experience (for several of them)? We shall find out later today. Until then – I leave you with this screen shot (click to enlarge):
Charlotte Bobcats Playoffs

It took 83 times running the Accuscore simulation on ESPN.com (at NBA Playoff Simulation) to get this result – your Charlotte Bobcats as conference finalists. While the tool says the odds are low – there is still that chance. Let's see what happens. Go Bobcats.

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