The Orlando Magic game in Toronto is postponed it has been announced by the NBA. At this point a new date has not been announced. There has been no other information released other than it is due of players and staff members entering the NBA’s Health and Safety Protocols.
The Orlando Magic Squad
The team currently has only nine active players. Twelve are out through an assortment of issues. Four of the active players are signed to 10-day contracts which the NBA granted through hardship.
It is only sensible that the Orlando Magic game in Toronto is postponed. In many ways it is surprising that this position had not been reached before in respect of Orlando. The absence list is actually no different to that experienced against Brooklyn, a game Orlando won.
Next Up After The Magic Game In Toronto Is Postponed
Orlando are next scheduled to play in Atlanta on Wednesday night (U.K. tip tip is 12:30am Thursday).
Orlando’s record is 6 wins and 25 losses. The Magic remain 14th in the Eastern Conference, being 7 games behind the Indiana Pacers who are 13th. Of the last 10 games played the Magic have won 2 and the bigger picture is 14 losses in 16 games. The home record stands at 2 wins of 12 games played, whilst on the road it is 4 wins in 19 played. In points per game the Magic score 101.4 whilst conceding 111.3. In offensive rankings Orlando remain at 28th, but defensively have now improved to 27th.
The Atlanta Hawks are 11th in the Eastern Conference with a 14-15 record. Of the last 10 games played the Hawks have won 4. Their home record is a winning one at 8 of 15 played. Atlanta score an average of 111.5 points per game (4th most in the NBA), whilst conceding 110.
The teams last met on December 15th, a game Orlando lost by 111-99.
Atlanta were scheduled to play last night against Cleveland, a game that was also postponed due to COVID. Cleveland have 6 players unavailable through the restrictions. For Atlanta Trae Young is their only player placed in the NBA’s COVID protocols at this point.