The Clippers are led by Brand, averaging 19.7 ppg, 9 rebs. Former Magic G/F Corey Maggette is at 15 ppg; G Sam Cassell 13.4 ppg, but has been bothered by foot problems the last week and hasn't played. Former Magic G Cuttino Mobley 12.8 ppg (44.1% 3 pt FG); C Chris Kaman 10.1 ppg, 7.8 rebs; F Tim Thomas 9.7 ppg, and G Shaun Livingston 9.6 ppg, 5.3 asts. LAC averages 95.5 ppg while allowing 97.5 ppg. The Magic average 93.4 ppg while allowing 92.9 ppg.
LAC gave the Magic their worst loss of the year 116-91 in LA DEC 3rd. With the start of the New Year, the original basketball will replace the new basketball. The Magic are 4 1/2 pt favorites (www.pinnaclesports.com).