King James leads CLE with 26.2 ppg, 6.9 rebs, and 6.8 asts. Hughes, who recently returned after missing 10 games with a sprained ankle, is at 14 ppg. Former Magic F Drew Gooden 11.3 ppg and 8.4 rebs. C Zydrunas Ilgauskas 10.2 ppg and 8 rebs. Off the bench, Donyell Marshall averages 8.4 ppg and Anderson Varejao 8.1 ppg. CLE averages 96.1 ppg while allowing 92.4 ppg. The Magic average continues to slide, now down to 93.2 ppg, while allowing 93 ppg.
The Magic have now gone 12 games in a row without scoring 100+ pts, and 6 games in a row without scoring 90+ pts. It is not known if any of the injured Magic players (GHill, HTurkoglu, JNelson, KBogans) will return against CLE. CLE is playing its 4th game in 5 nights, while the Magic are playing their 10th game in 16 nights, and finally get a break in the schedule after this game. CLE has won 8 of their last 11 against the Magic, and are favored by 1 1/2 pts in this game over ORL (www.pinnaclesports.com).