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Full injury report, odds, TV, lineups for Game 7

The NBA playoffs continue Sunday as the No. 4 seed Cleveland Cavaliers host the No. 5 seed Orlando Magic in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference first round.

The Magic extended the series to a decisive Game 7 by eliminating the Cavaliers on Friday. Paolo Banchero produced 27 points and eight rebounds, Franz Wagner had 26 points and Jalen Suggs added 22 points to lead the Magic in the 103-96 victory. They became the third trio under the age of 23 to each score 20 points in a playoff game.

Orlando won despite being outscored 66-38 in the paint. The group held the Cavaliers to 25% shooting from three-point range, including 1 of 14 in the first half, and a 30-18 lead in the fourth quarter to earn the win. The Magic also won the rebounding battle, 48-38, leading to a 15-2 advantage in second-chance points.

The Cavaliers dropped Game 6 despite a 50-point performance from Donovan Mitchell, the third of his career in the playoffs. He joined LeBron James as the only two players in franchise history to score 50 points in a playoff game and set the Cavaliers’ postseason records for field goals (22) and points in a half (31 points, second half).

After taking a five-point lead in the fourth quarter, the Cavaliers were outscored by 12 points in the final quarter. Mitchell scored all of the Cavaliers’ 18 points in the period and went 7 of 13 from the field, while the rest of the team was held without a field goal. He scored the final 22 points of the game for the Cavaliers.

The Magic are all-time 2-1 in Game 7s, with their last win coming against the Boston Celtics in the 2009 Eastern Conference Semifinals. The Cavaliers are 5-2 in Game 7s and looking to win their first playoff series without James since the win the 1992-1993 season. Road teams are 6-3 in Game 7s since the 2020-21 season.

Here’s when you should tune in to watch the game:

  • Date: 5th of May
  • Time: 1:00 PM EDT
  • Place: Cleveland, OH
  • TV channel: ABC
  • Live stream: Fubo (watch for free)

  • Point spread: Cavaliers -3.5
  • Moneyline: Magic +125, Cavaliers -150
  • Top/Bottom: 195.5

Orlando: Association edition (white)

Cleveland: Statement Edition (Black)

Source: Locker vision

Orlando: Gary Harris (hamstring) is questionable.

Cleveland: Jarrett Allen (rib) is questionable. Ty Jerome (ankle), Craig Porter Jr. (ankle) and Dean Wade (knee) are out.

Remark: Injury reports are subject to change.

Orlando magic:

  • Paolo Banchero
  • Franz Wagner
  • Wendell Carter Jr.
  • Gary Harris
  • Jalen Suggs

Cleveland Cavaliers:

  • Max Strus
  • Marcus Morris Sr.
  • Evan Mobley
  • Donovan Mitchell
  • Darius Garland

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