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Orlando Collapse To The Sixers In The Third

After holding a 10 point half time lead the Philadelphia crowd saw Orlando collapse to the Sixers in the third quarter, losing by 110-123. Mo Bamba had a career night with 32 points, unfortunately Joel Embiid was unstoppable with a career matching high score of 50 points.

Orlando lost RJ Hampton to a left knee injury that is expected to keep him out for several weeks. Terrence Ross also left the game to knee soreness, making only 9 minutes of court time.

Magic Top Performances

Mo Bamba recorded 32 points and 3 blocks. He made 7 of the 8 attempted shots with the three-ball.

Chuma Okeke showed his value to the team as he produced a strong stat line. He tied his season high with 18 points.

Jalen Suggs had another strong game. His box score by the close read 14 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals.

Cole Anthony still had some struggles but recorded 13 points, 4 rebounds and 8 assists.

Magic Starting Lineup – Cole Anthony (PG), Jalen Suggs (SG), Gary Harris (SF), Franz Wagner (PF), Mo Bamba (C)

Magic Bench Unit – Chuma Okeke, Robin LopezTerrence RossMoe WagnerRJ HamptonAdmiral Schofield, Ignas Brazdeikis

Moving On After Orlando Collapse To The Sixers In The Third

Orlando’s record is now 8 wins and 38 losses, which sees the Magic remain last in the Eastern Conference. They have lost the last three games played and in the last 10 games played the Magic have only won once. The home record stands at 2 wins of 18 games played, whilst on the road it is 6 wins in 28 played.

Up next on Friday night is a matchup back in the Amway Center against the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers currently stand at a 22-22 record and are placed 8th in the Western Conference. The game marks the start of a five game home-stand for Orlando.

Josh Cohen’s game reviews are available on the Orlando Magic website.