Posted January 08, 2013 on AP on Fox
Arron Afflalo is returning to Denver mired in the longest losing streak of his career. His Orlando Magic have dropped nine straight as they try for a rare road win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. Afflalo was Denver's second-leading scorer last season with 15.2 points per game before he was dealt to Orlando (12-22) over the summer as part of the Dwight Howard multi-team deal. He already faced his former team in his Magic debut - a 102-89 home win Nov. 2. It wasn't a smooth effort for the Orlando backcourt as Afflalo and Jameer Nelson combined for 16 points on 5-of-22 shooting. The Magic got 29 points and 10 boards from Glen Davis in the opener. Davis, though, is out with a dislocated shoulder, and he's missed every game of this slide - Orlando's longest since a 13-game skid March 13-April 10, 2004. Afflalo never endured a losing streak of this length with the Nuggets (20-16). He's played fairly well over the last nine games, averaging 22.2 points ...
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