LIVE: Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers

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WED, NOV 27, 2019
7:00 PM ET
Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers
Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland, Ohio

Orlando Magic versus Cleveland Cavaliers

NBA: Wednesday, November 27, Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland, Ohio, 7:00 PM ET

The Orlando Magic lost the entirety of their past three games on a present excursion, including the latest one to the Detroit Pistons. The Magic presently dropped to a 6-10 record and are in the eighth situation in the Eastern Conference.

The Cleveland Cavaliers are additionally not playing great as of late. They endured seven annihilations in the last eight games, yet the most recent one to the Brooklyn Nets at home was very excruciating. Charlotte dropped to a 5-12 record and is in the 13th place in the East.

These meeting rivals previously met this season, and the Magic verified a 94- 85 home triumph. They met multiple times in 2018- 19, and Orlando won two of those three encounters.

The Magic’s heartbreaking second-half show cost them a success over the Pistons

Orlando played generally well on the opening half against the Detroit Pistons out and about. In any case, the Magic scored hopeless 33 focuses in the second 24 minutes and deservedly lost 103- 88. The Magic shot only 38.1% from the field and recorded 41 bounce back inverse to Detroit’s 49. Terrence Ross drove Orlando with 19 focuses, Evan Fournier tailed him with 17, while Markelle Fultz included 16 focuses with game-high three takes. Nikola Vucevic (lower leg) is out uncertainly, while Aaron Gordon (lower leg) is far fetched to take on the Cavaliers on Wednesday. Mo Bamba and Khem Birch will keep on logging overwhelming minutes while Vucevic is sidelined.

“They’re great protectively and they were forceful with their inclusions,” Orlando mentor Steve Clifford said. “I thought in the principal half we worked admirably; the second half we just escaped from it. … The ball must move.”

This season, the Magic have the most exceedingly awful offense in the NBA that midpoints 101.3 focuses per game, and they are confronting the Cavaliers’ 19th barrier that permits 111.4 focuses per challenge. The Magic are the 14th in bounce back with 45.9 and 24th in helps with 22.4 per game.

Dinwiddie sank the Cavs and gave the Nets a success with a late jumper

Cleveland neglected to make it two out of a column at home after a success over the Portland Trail Blazers. The Cavaliers missed the mark 108- 106 to the Brooklyn Nets as the guests’ watchman Spencer Dinwiddie hit a game-winning shot with simply 1.9 seconds to go. The guests were progressively dynamic on protection, recording ten squares inverse Cleveland’s four, while the Nets had three takes increasingly (8-5). Jordan Clarkson drove the Cavs with 23 focuses. Larry Nance Jr. posted a twofold of 20 focuses and group high 13 bounce back, Collin Sexton scored 18 focuses, while Cedi Osman completed the tilt with 15. Kevin Love (lower back injury) missed the past two games and is flawed to highlight on Wednesday.

“Spencer Dinwiddie simply put on a facility on the most proficient method to monitor your group and make the correct play,” Cleveland mentor John Beilein said.

The Cavaliers have the 28th offense in the NBA that midpoints 104.4 focuses per game, and they are confronting the Magic’s 29th resistance that permits 102.9 focuses per challenge. The Cavaliers are 21st in bounce back with 44.1 and 29th in helps with 19.9 per game.

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