Recap - Magic Defeat Toronto 112-72
|Recap - Magic Defeat Toronto 112-72|
Orlando cruised to victory on Friday, running Toronto out of the gym and running up a 112-72 score at Amway Center.
Orlando won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 12.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 207.5.
Orlando got 31 points from Dwight Howard and another 21 points from Ryan Anderson. Jameer Nelson contributed 8 assists, while Dwight Howard cleaned the glass with 19 rebounds.
Toronto got 16 points from DeMar DeRozan in a losing cause and another 11 points from Andrea Bargnani. Jose Calderon contributed 5 assists for the Raptors, while Julian Wright had 10 rebounds.
The Magic hit the break leading 47-41 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Orlando as they grabbed 60 boards, while Toronto only had 44.
Orlando looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rockets. The Raptors will aim to get back on the winning track at Miami.