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Mavs ready to face music

Two ESPN.com Insiders break down each of the NBA Playoff first round series and choose which teams will be moving on.
Daily Dish: Chad Ford with David Thorpe

1 Versus 8

Since the NBA adopted its current playoff format only two 8-seeds have ever won their series. The Knicks beat the Heat in 1999 and the Nuggets defeated the Sonics in 1994. No. 8 Orlando gave No. 1 Detroit a scare in 2003. The Magic took the Pistons to Game 7, but eventually lost that first round series.

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PLAYER MATCHUPS

MAGIC PISTONS
J. NelsonJ. Nelson
Points: 13.0
Rebounds: 3.1
Assists: 4.3
PGC. BillupsC. Billups
Points: 17.0
Rebounds: 3.4
Assists: 7.2
K. BogansK. Bogans
Points: 5.1
Rebounds: 1.6
Assists: 1.0
SGR. HamiltonR. Hamilton
Points: 19.8
Rebounds: 3.8
Assists: 3.8
H. TurkogluH. Turkoglu
Points: 13.3
Rebounds: 4.0
Assists: 3.2
SFT. PrinceT. Prince
Points: 14.3
Rebounds: 5.2
Assists: 2.8
R. LewisR. Lewis
Points: 22.4
Rebounds: 6.6
Assists: 2.4
PFR. WallaceR. Wallace
Points: 12.3
Rebounds: 7.2
Assists: 1.7
D. HowardD. Howard
Points: 17.6
Rebounds: 12.3
Assists: 1.9
CC. WebberC. Webber
Points: 11.2
Rebounds: 7.2
Assists: 3.1

TEAM STATS (Regular Season)

  MAGIC PISTONS
PPG 94.8 96.0
RPG 40.7 40.5
APG 18.6 21.6
FG% 47.209 45.373
FT% 70.163 77.414
3P% .356 .344

SEASON SERIES

Detroit leads 4-0
Dec 8, 2006 DET 87, @ORL 83Recap | Box Score
Feb 21, 2007 @DET 110, ORL 88Recap | Box Score
Feb 23, 2007 DET 94, @ORL 89Recap | Box Score
Apr 11, 2007 @DET 104, ORL 99Recap | Box Score

PLAYOFF HISTORY

ORL DET
Championships: 0 Championships: 3
Last Championship: N/A Last Championship: 2004
Last Season:
Did not qualify
Last Season:
Lost in Eastern Conference finals

Injury Report

ORLANDO MAGIC

orl No recent injuries

DETROIT PISTONS

det No recent injuries

Traveling Call

Mavs ready to face music Being whistled for traveling is a good thing in the playoffs. Where will you be watching? From your couch? Or from the high-intensity confines of a postseason arena alongside thousands of other adrenaline-fueled hoops junkies?

Be There: Playoff Travel Guide