Orlando 112, Washington 83

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, October 28, 2010 8:00 PM
Location - Amway Center, Orlando, Florida
Officials - #25 Tony Brothers, #43 Dan Crawford, #72 Kevin Cutler
Attendance - 18918

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Washington 15 19 25 24 83
Orlando 29 29 32 22 112

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Washington 0-1 0-0 0-1 L1
Orlando 1-0 1-0 0-0 W1

Recap

Dwight Howard finished with 23 points and 10 rebounds and the Orlando Magic spoiled John Wall’s NBA debut with a convincing 112-83 victory over the visiting Washington Wizards on Thursday night.

Vince Carter had 18 points and Jameer Nelson added 16 for Orlando, which tied a franchise record for largest margin of victory in a season-opening contest. The Magic also beat Toronto by 29 points to start the 2001-02 campaign.

Wall had 14 points and nine assists in his first pro outing. The No. 1 overall draft pick in last June’s draft made just 6-of-19 shots from the field.

Cartier Martin came off the bench to score a team-high 17 points for Washington.

Rashard Lewis (13 points) also reached double figures for Orlando, which visits the Miami Heat in a highly anticipated matchup on Friday.

Orlando jumped ahead from the outset, making 11 of 17 first-quarter shots in building a 29-15 lead. The Magic led 58-34 at halftime.

Top Game Performances

Washington   Orlando
Cartier Martin 17 Scoring Dwight Howard 23
John Wall 9 Assists Jameer Nelson 6
Al Thornton 7 Rebounds Dwight Howard 10
Cartier Martin 6 Free Throws Made Dwight Howard 9
John Wall 3 Steals Jameer Nelson 2
Hilton Armstrong 1 Blocks Dwight Howard 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Washington 83 37.2 4-19 21-30 17 25 3 10 13
Orlando 112 55.8 8-24 18-32 20 53 3 5 21

Upcoming Games

  • Orlando will play their next game on the road against Miami. The Magic have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • Washington will play their next game on the road against Atlanta . The Wizards have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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