Magic is a renowned team in the NBA. They are a team that has its origin from Orlando. They have been quite a decent team in the past. The team has also had some pleasant outings in the past years. However, they did not have a rocket start this season. They have been on and off performance-wise. Such a team has pulled off something great. The Orlando-based side managed to trample down the New York Knicks. The encounter on Wednesday was a thrilling game right from the word go.
The Magic started not very convincingly. The first half of the match was dominated by the Knicks. As expected, the fans were cheering for the favorites. Things did take a sharp turn as soon as the second half commenced. The Orlando-based team looked like a well-oiled machine. The gritty display got the better of the Knicks eventually. Let us learn more about the incident in detail below.
Magic Hold On To Second Half Lead
The game against the Knicks was very much important for the team. Orlando was approaching the game on the back of three wins. The confidence took a toll on them in the first half. They looked pale and without a concrete plan. The Knicks saw the opening and helped themselves to a handsome lead. However, things were just about to change. The Magic came back in the second half ever so stronger.
The gritty display caught the Knicks in a state of shock. Orlando made the most use of the situation and started piling up points. Terrence Ross & Jalen Suggs were the stars for Orlando Magic. They scored nineteen & thirteen points respectively. This helped the team beat the Knicks 104-98. Mo Bamba & Cole Anthony also had significant contributions.