Orlando 128, Minnesota 86

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 7:00 PM
Location - Amway Center, Orlando, Florida
Officials - #67 John Goble, #55 Bill Kennedy, #42 Eric Lewis
Attendance - 18846

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Minnesota 18 27 18 23 86
Orlando 37 41 24 26 128

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 1-4 1-1 0-3 L3
Orlando 2-1 2-0 0-1 W1

Recap

Dwight Howard had 18 points, 16 rebounds and eight blocks to lead the Orlando Magic to a convincing 128-86 victory over the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.

Orlando (2-1) set a franchise record for points in a half with 78 while building a 33-point halftime lead. The loss was the third in a row for Minnesota (1-4), which was swept on its two-game Florida trip by a combined 74 points.

Vince Carter had 20 points and seven assists and Ryan Anderson and Brandon Bass scored 19 points apiece for the Magic, who made 15 3-pointers, including four each by Carter and Anderson.

Kevin Love had 24 points and nine rebounds for the Timberwolves. Corey Brewer was the only other Minnesota player in double figures with 12 points.

Jameer Nelson dished out nine assists for Orlando, which led 37-18 after one quarter.

Minnesota played without forward Michael Beasley, who fell hard on his left hip during Tuesday’s loss to Miami. Beasley could return for the Timberwolves’ home game with Atlanta on Friday.

Top Game Performances

Minnesota   Orlando
Kevin Love 22 Scoring Vince Carter 20
Sebastian Telfair 5 Assists Jameer Nelson 9
Kevin Love 9 Rebounds Dwight Howard 16
Corey Brewer 6 Free Throws Made Brandon Bass 7
Corey Brewer 2 Steals Vince Carter 2
Darko Milicic 3 Blocks Dwight Howard 8

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Minnesota 86 33.3 6-16 24-28 11 40 4 6 20
Orlando 128 50.0 15-31 21-32 27 56 15 9 13

Upcoming Games

  • Orlando will play their next game at home against New Jersey. The Magic have a W/L % of .000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .333 after a loss.
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