Warriors Vs. Magic Watch Guide: Lineups, Injuries, Player Usage

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Logan Murdock

ORLANDO -- Two days after a blowout loss in Miami, the Warriors are hoping to leave their lone trip to Florida with a win over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night. 

Coverage on NBC Sports Bay Area begins at 2 p.m. PT with Warriors Pregame Live. Tipoff at Amway Center is scheduled for 3 p.m.

Golden State will enter the matchup as its battered roster is getting healthy. Prior to Friday's matchup against the Heat, coach Steve Kerr announced that Kevon Looney, Jacob Evans and D'Angelo Russell could return to the lineup during the current five-game road trip. 

For now, the Warriors will have to contain San Jose native Aaron Gordon and the rest of the Magic. 

Here's everything you need to know about the matchup. 

PROJECTED LINEUPS

Warriors

F Glenn Robinson III
F Draymond Green
C Willie Cauley-Stein
G Alec Burks
G Ky Bowman

Magic

F Jonathan Isaac
F Aaron Gordon
C Khem Birch
G Evan Fournier
G Markelle Fultz

INJURY REPORT 

Warriors: G Stephen Curry (left hand fracture), G Jacob Evans III (left adductor strain), G Damion Lee (right hand non-displaced fracture), F Kevon Looney (neuropathy), G D'Angelo Russell (right thumb sprain), F Alen Smailagic (G League assignment) and G Klay Thompson (right ACL rehab) are listed as out.

Magic: F Al-Farouq Aminu (torn meniscus) and G Michael Carter-Williams (left hip irritation) are out.

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ROTATION OUTLOOK

Warriors: Rookie Eric Paschall is averaging 18.9 points over his last nine games, becoming the first rookie since Klay Thompson to reach double figures in nine straight games. ... Fellow rookie Jordan Poole is hoping to build off his 20-point performance Friday night after struggling to shoot for much of the season. ... The Warriors still have the league's worst defense after allowing Miami to shoot over 50 percent from 3-point range Friday. 

Magic: Gordon has scored in double figures 11 times this season, but only three times away from home. ... Former first pick Markelle Fultz is getting his career on track, averaging 11.6 points, 3.5 assists and 2.5 rebounds this through 18 games. ... Despite its subpar record, the Magic have one of the top defensive units in the league, allowing 102.3 points per game, second in the NBA. However, they've struggled to find a rhythm offensive, posting a league-worst 102.4 offensive rating.   

Officials: James Capers (No. 19), Scott Wall (No. 31), Brandon Adair (No. 67)

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