The Celtics are looking to get back on track having lost three of their last four games while the Magic are seeking their sixth straight win. The two teams met at TD Garden on Friday as the Celtics lost to the Magic 117-109 on Friday. But the C’s have a chance to bounce back even though the Magic have been one of the hottest teams in the league. Boston will be out Sunday without Jayson Tatum due to personal reasons.
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What TV channel is the game on? What time will it start? Sunday’s game begins at 3:00 p.m. in Boston, Massachusetts at the TD Garden. The game will be televised on NBC Sports Boston in New England.
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Further coverage of the Associated Press
Orlando Magic (10-20, 13th in Eastern Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (22-8, 1st in Eastern Conference)
Boston; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Orlando will be looking to keep his five-game winning streak alive when the Magic take on Boston.
The Celtics are 14-6 in Eastern Conference games. Boston is averaging 119.1 points and has outscored opponents by 6.3 points per game.
The Magic won 6-15 against their Eastern Conference opponents. Orlando is averaging 15.7 turnovers per game and is at 3-7 when there are fewer turnovers than their opponents.
The teams will compete against each other for the third time this season. In the last encounter on December 17, the Magic won 117-109, led by Moritz Wagner with 25 points, while Jayson Tatum scored 31 points for the Celtics.
HIGH-PERFORMERS: Tatum averaged 3.3 points per game for the Celtics, scoring 30.2 points while shooting 35.7% from beyond the arc. Jaylen Brown has averaged 52.8% and 24.7 points in his last 10 games for Boston.
Paolo Banchero is averaging 21.6 points per game with 6.8 rebounds and 3.9 assists for the Magic. Franz Wagner has averaged 21.1 points and 3.2 assists in his last 10 games for Orlando.
LAST 10 GAMES: Celtics: 6-4, averaging 116.5 points, 44.2 rebounds, 26.0 assists, 8.2 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 47.5% from the field. Your opponents averaged 111.7 points per game.
Magic: 5-5, averaging 110.8 points, 42.6 rebounds, 22.3 assists, 6.8 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 47.3% from the field. Your opponents scored an average of 112.3 points.
Magic: Jonathan Isaac: off (knee), Wendell Carter Jr.: off (foot), Chuma Okeke: off (knee), Gary Harris: off (thigh), Jalen Suggs: off (ankle).