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Leonard and the Raptors host the Magic

By The Associated PressApril 1, 2019

Orlando Magic (38-39, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (54-23, second in the Eastern Conference)

Toronto; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Kawhi Leonard leads Toronto into a matchup with Orlando. He ranks seventh in the league averaging 27.0 points per game.

The Raptors are 30-9 on their home court. Toronto averages 14.1 turnovers and is 20-11 in games when they turn the ball over more than their opponent.

The Magic have gone 15-23 away from home. Orlando is 5-6 in one-possession games. The Magic defeated the Raptors 113-98 in their last meeting on Feb. 24. Terrence Ross led Orlando with 28 points and Kyle Lowry paced Toronto scoring 19 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Leonard is shooting 49.7 percent and averaging 27 points. Marc Gasol has averaged seven rebounds and added 8.8 points per game over the last 10 games for Toronto.

Nikola Vucevic leads the Magic averaging 20.7 points and has added 12.0 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game. Aaron Gordon has averaged 16.3 points and collected 7.1 rebounds while shooting 42.7 percent over the last 10 games for Orlando.

LAST 10 GAMES: Magic: 7-3, averaging 109.2 points, 49.5 rebounds, 27.2 assists, 7.4 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 43.8 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 103 points on 45.6 percent shooting.

Raptors: 6-4, averaging 114.6 points, 44.6 rebounds, 27.6 assists, 8.5 steals and 5.7 blocks per game while shooting 49.6 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 106.7 points on 42.6 percent shooting.

Raptors Injuries: Patrick McCaw: day to day (thumb), OG Anunoby: day to day (head).

Magic Injuries: Mo Bamba: out (left tibia fracture), Markelle Fultz: out (shoulder/wrist), Isaiah Briscoe: out (knee), Timofey Mozgov: out (knee).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by HERO Sports, and data from Sportradar.

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