Orlando fall to a Bucks stampede that saw Milwaukee tally a 41 points lead by halftime! By the close the Magic had lost by a score of 92-123.
The Bucks are an elite team, the reigning NBA champions. They have in Giannis Antetokounmpo a giant of the game and a supporting cast that boasts All-Stars and veteran talent. Orlando by contrast are a youthful, developing squad impacted by significant injuries.
Orlando could find no answer to the first half pressure the Bucks applied. Unlike in the previous meeting when the Bucks withdrew their starters theMagic could not reduce the deficit in any meaningful way.
Top Magic Performers
Moe Wagner led the team with 18 points on 5-of-9 shooting from the bench.
RJ Hampton followed with 14 points, 5 assists, 8 rebounds and 2 steals.
Moving On After Orlando Fall To A Bucks Stampede
After playing Milwaukee last night the Magic now move back to the Amway Center for a 2 game homestand. The first game is Wednesday night to the Charlotte Hornets. It is then on Friday night the return of Nikola Vucevic to the court he knows so well, now in the colours of the Chicago Bulls.
Charlotte have an 11-8 winning record that sees them placed 5th in the Eastern Conference, having won 6 of their last 10 games. They beat the Washington Wizards 109-103 last night on the road. Terry Rozier hit 32 points, whilst LaMelo Ball had a double-double with 28 points and 13 boards. Gordon Hayward added 16 points.
Orlando’s record is now a losing 4-14 with the Magic sitting last in the Eastern Conference.