Magic tip off season at home against the Hornets

Charlotte Hornets vs. Orlando Magic

Orlando; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Orlando Magic begin the season at home against the Charlotte Hornets.

Orlando went 33-40 overall and 9-5 in Southeast Division action a season ago. The Magic averaged 107.3 points per game last season, 17.6 from the free throw line and 33.2 from beyond the arc.

Charlotte finished 2-7 in Southeast Division games and 13-21 on the road a season ago. The Hornets shot 43.4% from the field and 35.2% from 3-point range last season.

INJURIES: Magic: Jonathan Isaac: out (acl).

Hornets: Gordon Hayward: day to day (finger).


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