Knicks to face Magic on the road

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New York Knicks (1-0, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (0-1, ninth in the Eastern Conference)

Orlando, Florida; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Orlando Magic face the New York Knicks.

Orlando went 21-51 overall and 13-29 in Eastern Conference games a season ago. The Magic averaged 104 points per game while shooting 42.9% from the field and 34.3% from 3-point distance last season.

New York finished 41-30 overall and 25-17 in Eastern Conference action during the 2020-21 season. The Knicks averaged 107.1 points per game last season, 43.9 in the paint, 15 off of turnovers and 8.9 on fast breaks.

INJURIES: Magic: Jonathan Isaac: out (knee), E'Twaun Moore: out (knee), Michael Carter-Williams: out (left ankle), Chuma Okeke: out (right hip), Gary Harris: out (hamstring), Markelle Fultz: out (knee).

Knicks: Nerlens Noel: out (knee), Taj Gibson: out (personal).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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