Recap - Magic Defeat Los Angeles 94-85
|Recap - Magic Defeat Los Angeles 94-85|
The Magic grabbed a 94-85 win over the Clippers on Sunday, behind a 22-point effort from Dwight Howard at STAPLES Center.
Orlando was a favorite by 7.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 190.5.
Orlando got 17 points from Jameer Nelson and another 13 points from Brandon Bass. Jameer Nelson contributed 9 assists, while Brandon Bass cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 28 points from Eric Gordon in a losing cause and another 27 points from Blake Griffin. Eric Gordon contributed 8 assists for the Clippers, while Blake Griffin had 16 rebounds.
The Magic hit the break leading 59-40 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Orlando as they grabbed 54 boards, while Los Angeles only had 42.
Next game, Orlando takes its act on the road to face Denver looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.