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Orlando Magic Daily:
Stephen A Smith
Los Angeles Lakers
(4-2) vs. (2-5)
Time/TV: 7 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Rockets by 1.5
Tickets: $1-$900 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: March 1 in Orlando; April 1 in Houston
1) Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports the Magic will exercise their option on Nikola Vucevic's contract for the 2013-14 season. Vucevic is expected to start at center on opening night and is embracing his opportunity in Orlando.
2) The goal for tonight's game? Jacque Vaughn said it is to keep everyone healthy and avoid any further injuries.
3) Dwight Ho...
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Greg Smith scored 15 points, Jeremy Lin had 13, and the Houston Rockets routed the Orlando Magic 108-92 on Friday night in the final exhibition game for both teams.
Chandler Parsons and Donatas Motiejunas added 12 points apiece for the Rockets, who shot 51 percent. Carlos Delfino and Kevin Martin each scored 11 as Houston finished the exhibition season 5-2...
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Play time is over. The regular season is just a week away.
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