LOS ANGELES (AP) – Markelle Fultz met two major steps in the last minute and scored 21 points during his second doubled triple, and the Magic Orlando drove a nine-game strike with Los Angeles Lakers with a victory Wednesday 119-118 nights.
Fultz added 11 rebounds and 10 assistance, and Aaron Gordon had 21 points and a basket to go on late as the Magic was the first sub-500 team. the second half.
Wes Iwundu succeeded in reaching 19 career points, while Nikola Vucevic scored seven of his 19 points in the fourth quarter of winning eight of the Magic games.
LeBron James had 19 points and matched his career to 19 helping before 3 pointers are targeted for 3 seconds left for the Lakers (33-8), which hit the first half of his regular season with the first loss from December.
Quinn Cook scored 22 high season points, including a 3-point pointer at the buzzer, while Troy Daniels put 17 high seasons for the Lakers. Los Angeles lost his fourth game just without ending the injured superstar Anthony Davis.
Also, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 17 points for the Lakers in their final home game before a five-game road trip and took the Staples Grammy Center Awards over.
Destroy the Lakers 87-66 deficiency early in the fourth quarter with significant mobilization, but the Magic Magic answered and scored large down the stretch. Gordon's basket returned with 2:03 back as a leader of Orlando.
Cook and James hit the late 3-direction which eased Draíocht's result to one point, but Fultz drove for a while with 15 seconds left to put Orlando up 118-115, and James tried to tie in and out.
The Magic was played by regular regular injured Evan Fournier, Michael Carter-Williams and D.J. Augustin is a third stop on a six-game road trip.
Davis stayed from the line since he pushed his backshore eight days ago, but the likely All-Star six times further afield.
Iwundu was outstanding for Orlando and starting instead of Fournier, who sat out with quadriceps right under pressure. The rapid guard had previously exceeded his early career in the third quarter.
Orlando departed to 20 points in the second quarter with great protection against the Lakers as a strong defense. The Magic had seven players with at least seven points in their first half.
The Lakers cut their deficit to seven points at a time, but then they brought up 21-4 run by the Magic. The Lakers responded with rally 28-6, but they could not finish.
Magic: It was decided that Fournier was not available shortly before the game. … Augustin sat for the second time in three games with left knee pressed. … Carter-Williams has 12 straight games lost with sprained left shoulder.
Lakers: G G Rajon Rondo lost his second game straight with broken broken ring finger. … Alex Caruso went to the locker room after he smacked the person while stealing the ball from Mo Bamba in the second quarter. There was an inconclusive concentration assessment, and the valuable back-up guard did not return to the game. It will be reassessed on Thursday.
UP Next Next
Magic: Stay at Staples Center to face the clippers on Thursday.
Lakers: Visit Houston rockets on Saturday to open five road games in eight days.
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