Orlando Magic Team Report – January 27
=== Orlando Magic Team Report – January 27 ===
(Sports Network) – The Orlando Magic found themselves on the losing end of a
99-98 decision against rookie sensation LeBron James and the Cleveland
Cavaliers at Gund Arena.
Tracy McGrady poured in 34 of his 36 points in the first half for Orlando.
After tying the NBA record for three-pointers made in a half with eight,
McGrady was forced to leave the game midway through the third quarter with a
sprained left big toe.
Shammond Williams had 14 points, while Juwan Howard collected 21 points, 13
rebounds and six assists for the Magic, who have dropped two straight and 12
of their last 16 games.
Elsewhere on the injury front for the Magic, Drew Gooden (hip flexor) and
TyronnLue (left knee contusion) were forced from the contest. Keith Bogans
also missed the game with a bruised quad.
All four players are probable for Wednesday’s game against Washington.
Orlando has dropped 10 of its last 11 on the road and is 6-15 away from home