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Wizards vs. Magic preview: Washington hosts Orlando as both teams jockey for playoff positioning

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NBA: Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Game Info

When: Wednesday, March 12 at 7 pm Eastern Time
Where: Capital One Arena in Washington DC
TV: NBC Sports Washington

Injury Report

Wizards: John Wall (Out, Achilles), Dwight Howard (Out, Back)

Magic: Aaron Gordon (Questionable, Ribs), Mo Bamba (Out, Leg), Isaiah Briscoe (Out, Knee), Markelle Fultz (Out, Shoulder), Timofey Mozgov (Out, Knee)

What to Watch for

Will Washington stay hot from deep?

The Wizards are 2-1 against Orlando this season and a big part of the reason is how they’ve dominated the perimeter. They shot 44.8 percent from deep in their first three contests against Orlando and made at least 11 threes in all three contests.

Jeff Green, a former member of the Magic, has played particularly well against his old team. He’s 12-of-17 from deep against the Magic this season. His range has created a lot of problems for Orlando’s frontline this season and when they try drive him off the line, he isn’t afraid to attack the rim.

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