As for the Magic, they continue to pick up victories despite the ongoing drama surrounding Dwight Howard's trade request. The All-Star center has still produced at a high level, so Orlando's front office doesn't seem to be in any hurry to deal the defensive wizard. Where: Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. When: Thursday, Jan. 26 at 8 p. m. ETWatch: TNT or NBA League PassListen: WEEI 850 AM (Celtics) or WDBO 580 AM (Magic)Betting Line: Magic -10Key Injuries (via CBS Sports)Celtics: Rajon Rondo (out, wrist), Ray Allen (out, ankle), Jermaine O'Neal (doubtful, knee) and Mickael Pietrus (probable, shoulder)Magic: No injuries to reportChristopher Pasatieri/Getty ImagesWhat's At Stake? Even though the season is still young, this is actually an important game for both teams. Boston wants to keep its positive momentum rolling while the team eagerly awaits the return of Rondo and Allen.
Boston Celtics vs. Orlando Magic: TV Schedule, Live Stream, Spread Info and MoreMike Ehrmann/Getty ImagesThe Boston Celtics (7-9) will attempt to stretch their modest winning streak to three games as they pay the Orlando Magic (12-5) a visit on Thursday night. The teams played each other just three days ago in Boston with the Celtics coming out on top, 87-56. Things got off to a bad start for Boston when the team learned Jeff Green would miss the entire season with a heart ailment, and that's set the tone for the early going. The Celtics have looked lost on the offensive end, scoring just 89 points per game, which is a seven-point drop from last season.
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And if Howard is still available—if the Magic don’t blink and move him before the March deadline—C’s president Danny Ainge will undoubtedly put in a call to Team Dwight. The question is whether he’ll answer. The Orlando Sentinel's Josh Robbins says the book is out on how to stop the Magic:If you have good interior defenders, you single-cover Dwight Howard as much as possible and ask your other defenders to crowd perimeter shooters to take away 3-point shots. The Boston Celtics did that when they eliminated the Magic during the 2010 Eastern Conference finals.
Boston Celtics vs Orlando Magic Live Scores | LiveScore Orlando Magic: TV Schedule, Live Stream, Spread Info and More played each other just three days ago in Boston with the Celtics coming out on top,