Orlando Magic Clinch Winning Season, Banchero Shines with Triple-Double

March 23, 2024
Orlando Magic Clinch Winning Season, Banchero Shines with Triple-Double
  • The Orlando Magic clinched their second winning season in 12 years following a 121-106 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.

  • Paolo Banchero, All-Star for the Magic, recorded his second career triple-double, contributing significantly to the team's 18th win in their last 23 games.

  • The Magic's performance was bolstered by German players Franz and Moritz Wagner, who scored 18 and 14 points respectively.

  • The Pelicans' efforts were hampered by the loss of forward Brandon Ingram to a knee injury, despite Zion Williamson's strong showing.

  • A decisive 33-10 run led by the Magic's Cole Anthony and Moritz Wagner was pivotal in establishing a lead that would secure the victory.

  • The win positions the Orlando Magic favorably on the path to the playoffs, signaling a turnaround from their struggles over the previous decade.

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