Recap - Raptors Defeat Orlando 123-88
The battle between the Raptors and Magic didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Orlando was handed a 123-88 defeat on Saturday at Amway Center.
The Raptors were a 3-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 187.5.
Toronto got 21 points from DeMar DeRozan and another 18 points from Ed Davis. Jose Calderon contributed 10 assists, while Landry Fields cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The Magic got a 22-point performance from Andrew Nicholson, who was supported by 14 points from Arron Afflalo. Ish Smith had 6 assists in a losing cause for Orlando, while Nikola Vucevic grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Toronto were victorious, as the score was 67-47 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Toronto as they grabbed 44 boards, while Orlando only had 35.
Toronto heads into a battle against the Trail Blazers. Orlando, meanwhile, will have their next action against Miami.