Orlando 93, Cleveland 80

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, March 23, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Amway Center, Orlando, Florida
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #13 Monty McCutchen, #44 Eli Roe
Attendance - 18846

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Cleveland 20 20 23 17 80
Orlando 31 24 17 21 93

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 17-28 9-14 8-14 L2
Orlando 31-18 18-8 13-10 W2

Recap


MAGIC 93, CAVALIERS 80: Dwight Howard had 16 points and 13 rebounds, helping Orlando build a 20-point lead early in the second half and coast to its eighth consecutive win over visiting Cleveland.

The Magic led 66-46 midway through the third quarter before going nearly five minutes without a basket.

The Cavaliers cut the deficit down to seven during the scoring drought, but never threatened the Magic in the fourth.

Ryan Anderson had 17 points and Hedo Turkoglu had 15 for the Magic, who placed all five starters in double figures and have won five straight over the Cavaliers at Amway Center.

Antawn Jamison had 16 points and nine rebounds, Kyrie Irving had 13 points and six assists and Tristan Thompson had 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Cavaliers, who shot 38 percent and just 22 percent on 3-pointers (4 of 18).

Cleveland has lost five of its last six.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Howard has 267 rebounds against the Cavaliers since the start of the 2005-06 season, which is over 100 rebounds more than any other opponent in that time. … Cleveland guard Daniel Gibson missed his second consecutive game with a left ankle injury. … Jason Richardson had 11 points and Jameer Nelson had 10 points and seven assists for Orlando.

Top Game Performances

Cleveland   Orlando
Antawn Jamison 16 Scoring Ryan Anderson 17
Kyrie Irving 6 Assists Jameer Nelson 7
Tristan Thompson 11 Rebounds Dwight Howard 13
Tristan Thompson 5 Free Throws Made Ryan Anderson 4
Alonzo Gee 2 Steals Ryan Anderson 3
Tristan Thompson 2 Blocks Ryan Anderson 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Cleveland 80 37.8 4-18 14-21 10 42 2 10 14
Orlando 93 46.8 12-35 7-12 24 47 7 10 20

Upcoming Games

  • Orlando will play their next game on the road against Toronto. The Magic have a W/L % of .548 after a win and .778 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game at home against Phoenix. The Cavaliers have a W/L % of .235 after a win and .464 after a loss.
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