Magic end home schedule with playoff-bound CHI
CHi is led in scoring by Ben Gordon (16.8 ppg, 44.1% 3 pt FG). Kirk Hinrich (15.7 ppg), Luol Deng (14.1 ppg), and Andres Nocioni (12.8 ppg) also average in double figures. All those players except Hinrich are only in their second year; Hinrich is in his third year. Chris Duhon (8.8 ppg) and Tyson Chandler (9.2 rebs) also contribute. CHI has a deep bench, and expect at least 10 players to see quality minutes. The Bulls average 97.2 ppg, while allowing 96.9 ppg. The Magic average 94.9 ppg, while allowing 95.8 ppg.
Bulls coach Scott Skiles will be recognized by the Magic tonight for his outstanding Magic career. Don't expect Skiles to shed any tears though, as he is very focused on game day for his team. The Magic would love to end the home season with a 13 game home winning streak; what a treat that would be for Magic fans. No line yet for the game (www.pinnaclesports.com).