The Magic fell behind early and were behind for most of the game. The Magic went on a 4-0 run at the 9:16 mark in the 1st quarter, in a 1-minute span making it 12-13. With 5:41 left in the 1st quarter.
Clippers went on a 12-3 run fueled by 5 points by Patrick Beverley to set the score at 30-21. With 3:16 left in the 1st quarter, the Clippers went on a 4-0 run setting the score at 34-24. The score was 34-26 after Montrezl Harrell missed a jump shot to finish out the 1st quarter. At the 11:28 mark in the 2nd quarter, the Clippers went on a 16-0 run fueled by 9 points by Harrell to set the score at 50-29.
Kawhi Leonard led the Clippers 1 minute 5-0 push with 2:28 left in the 2nd quarter scoring 5 points and setting the score at 67-44. Evan Fournier missed a jump shot as the score was 67-48 to close the 2nd quarter. Ross missed a jump shot as the score was 91-76 to finish out the 3rd quarter.
The Magic couldn’t seem to get back into the game in the 4th quarter. Rodney McGruder made a three-pointer from a Patrick Patterson assist extending the Los-Angeles Clippers 27 point lead as the score was 122-95 to end the game.
For the Orlando Magic: Khem Birch had an underwhelming performance with no points (0-of-0 shooting) and 3 rebounds. Nikola Vucevic contributed 22 points (8-of-13 from the field) and 9 rebounds. Aaron Gordon contributed 20 points (8-of-11 from the field) and 5 assists. Evan Fournier had 15 points (6-of-15 FG).
Notable players for the Clippers: Rodney McGruder had only 3 points (1-of-1 shooting) and 4 rebounds. Kawhi Leonard contributed 32 points (12-of-20 shooting), 5 assists and 5 rebounds. Lou Williams contributed 11 points (4-of-14 from the field) and 5 assists. Montrezl Harrell contributed 21 points (9-of-15 from the field) and 5 rebounds. Landry Shamet contributed 13 points (5-of-13 from the field). JaMychal Green contributed 11 points (3-of-7 FG) and 13 rebounds. Both teams were at full strength today with no notable injuries.
This is the first meeting between these teams this season. The Clippers will attempt to keep their momentum going having won 4 out of their last 5 games. The Clippers have 5 road games remaining until returning home. The Magic will be playing away vs GSW, away vs CHA, home vs OKC. The Magic were coming off a back-to-back, whereas the Clippers had a day to rest. Get all the NBA tickets at TickPick, where smart fans buy tickets.Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.