While Andrea Bargnani and Kyle Lowry remain sidelined, the Toronto Raptors are surprisingly playing their best basketball of the season.
The Orlando Magic are too, though extending their four-game winning streak may be tough without Glen Davis.
The visiting Magic won't have their starting power forward for the first time this season Friday night when they face the Raptors, who are also seeking a fifth consecutive victory.
Orlando (12-13) ranks 26th in the league with 92.8 points per game but has picked up the pace of late, averaging 99.5 in its last four. The Magic's latest victory, though, came at a cost.
Averaging a team best-tying 16.0 points and 7.9 rebounds, Davis fell to the floor after taking a hard foul with 47.8 seconds left in a 90-83 win over Washington on Wednesday. While an MRI revealed no structural damage on his sprained left shoulder, Davis could miss four to six weeks.
"Everybody is key to this team because we've relied on everyone at different...