Friday, April 22, 2011

Playoff Game Preview #3: Orlando Magic (1-1) @ Atlanta Hawks (1-1)

Alternate post title: Playoff Game Preview #3: Orlando Magic (0-1), Dwight Howard (1-0) @ Atlanta Hawks (1-0), Larry Drew (0-1)

TIP-OFF: 8pm (EST)

TELEVISION
: ESPN2, ESPN3, Fox Sports South

CHAT: Daily Dime Live

GAME NOTES: Hawks/Magic

ATLANTA INJURY REPORT: Al Horford will be wearing protection on his bruised knee but will play when his head coach deems the team is neither "in a bit of a bind" nor going through a "good stretch."

Etan Thomas may miss the game due to a death in the family.

ORLANDO INJURY REPORT: Daniel Orton is out.

BY THE NUMBERS

2010-11
PossOff EffeFG%FT RateOR%TO%
ATL (off)
89.3
1.061
50.1
20.9
23.413.5
ORL (def)
91.41.01847.5
29.5
23.1
13.4

2010-11
PossOff EffeFG%FT RateOR%TO%
ATL (def)
89.3
1.07
49.527.3
25.412.3
ORL (off)
91.41.077
52.1
22.7
26.1
14.5

head-to-head
PossOff EffeFG%FT RateOR%TO%
ATL
87.3
1.01
47.6
18.5
23.216.2
ORL
87.20.9843
24.9
26.6
15.1

OTHER PERSPECTIVES: Magic Basketball, Orlando Pinstriped Post

FOR ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY: Orlando -1.5, 181 o/u

PREVIOUSLY...the Orlando Magic evened the series at one game apiece with an 88-82 win at home on Tuesday night.

The Atlanta Hawks won Game 1 of the series 103-93 in Orlando on Saturday night.

The Atlanta Hawks won three of four games from the Orlando Magic during the regular season, outscoring Orlando by 15 points cumulatively. The four meetings:

Consider this an open thread for all pre-game, in-game, and post-game (but pre-recap) thoughts.

2 comments:

Bronn said...

Got the game preview up early, I see.

Bret LaGree said...

I am to timestamps as Larry Drew is to playoff rotations.