Orlando Magic vs. Detroit Pistons
In an effort to prevent an 8-game losing skid, the Orlando Magic managed to keep their composure on Friday and defeated the Detroit Pistons with the final score of 115-106 via overtime.
Unfortunately, the Magic are still in the brink of elimination with a 19-43 record.
The heroic game of Aaron Gordon helped the team in defeating the Detroit Piston who scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds. The other key players who scored in double figures for the Orlando include Nikola Vucevic with 22 points, D.J. Austin added 20 points, Evan Fournier scored 17 points and Shelvin Mack added 10 points.
As for the Pistons, Reggie Bullock and James Ennis III scored 21 points apiece, Anthony Tolliver, Blake Griffin and Dwight Buycks all scored 12 points each and center Andre Drummond added 10 points.
The Orlando Magic will be facing the Memphis Grizzlies at home on Saturday, while the Miami Heat hosts the Detroit Pistons on Saturday as well.
Scoring by quarter:
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