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TEAMS: Orlando Magic (20-23) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (19-27).

WHEN: 7 p.m. Tuesday.

WHERE: BMO Harris Bradley Center.

BROADCASTS: TV — FS Wisconsin. Radio — AM-620.

ABOUT THE MAGIC: Orlando has struggled recently after a strong start to the season. The Magic has lost 10 of 11 games after falling to the Memphis Grizzlies, 108-102, in overtime on Monday. Orlando squandered an 18-point fourth quarter lead and lost to Charlotte in overtime, 120-116, on Friday night at home. Victor Oladipo said the team will have to answer some serious questions. "Are we really going to fold right now?" Oladipo said in an interview with the Orlando Sentinel. "Or are we going to step up and change this around?" Tuesday's game will mark the return of former Bucks coach Scott Skiles for the first time since he left Milwaukee in January 2013, part of the way through his fifth season as Milwaukee's coach. He was the first coach hired by Bucks general manager John Hammond, and Skiles led the team to the playoffs one time in his tenure, in 2009-'10 when Milwaukee finished 46-36. Skiles finished runner-up in the league's coach of the year voting that season.

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PROBABLE MAGIC STARTERS

G Elfrid Payton, 6-4, La.-Lafayette

G Victor Oladipo, 6-4, Indiana

F Tobias Harris, 6-9, Tennessee

F Aaron Gordon, 6-9, Arizona

C Nikola Vucevic, 7-0, Montenegro

Coach: Scott Skiles (first season; 14th overall, 463-456).

Injury report: C.J. Watson (sore left calf) is out.

PROBABLE BUCKS STARTERS

G M. Carter-Williams, 6-6, Syracuse

G Khris Middleton, 6-8, Texas A&M

F G. Antetokounmpo, 6-11, Greece

F Jabari Parker, 6-8, Duke

C Greg Monroe, 6-11, Georgetown

Coach: Jason Kidd (second season, 60-68; third overall, 104-106).

Injury report: Greivis Vasquez (right ankle surgery) and O.J. Mayo (sore left hamstring) are out.

SERIES

The Magic leads, 49-48. Orlando won the first meeting this season, taking a 114-90 decision at the Amway Center on Nov. 27 behind Payton's 22 points and 10 assists.

NUMBERS GAME

5-1 Bucks' record against the Magic in the last six games played at the Bradley Center.

70 Games played by Harris with the Bucks from 2011-'13.

22 Home games remaining for Milwaukee.
http://www.jsonline.com/sports/bucks/preview-magic-vs-bucks-b99657681z1-366511651.html
 
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