Sina Sports October 29 hearing the Magic sit at home against the Hornets. In the end, the Magic defeated the Hornets 113-93.
In this game, Banchero contributed 21 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists, Bamba contributed 19 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist and 3 blocks, and Carter scored 15 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals. For the Hornets, Hayward contributed 18 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists, Richards scored 14 points and 6 rebounds, and Oubre scored 12 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assist.
The first quarter started, and in the first minute and 52 seconds, Hayward received a pass from Plumlee, and Hayward made a three-point long shot. In the 2 minutes and 38 seconds, Oubre scored 2 points with a domineering dunk. In the 8th minute and 57th second, Okiki fouled Richards and gave the Hornets a free throw. The Hornets made 10 three-pointers in this quarter, but the shooting percentage was only 30%. After the first quarter, the score was 22-19, and the Magic led by 3 points.
Back in the second quarter, in the first minute and 54 seconds, Richards fouled Banchero’s shot and gave the Magic 2 free throws. In the 9th minute and 34th second, Ross made a jumper after receiving a pass from Wagner. In the 11th minute and 1st second, Wagner made a three-point long shot after receiving a pass from Banchero. The Hornets were in poor form in this section, with as many as 6 turnovers. The Magic hit the basket many times, won 14 free throws, made 10 free throws, and hit 71.4% of the free throws. At halftime, the Hornets trailed 30-51.
In the 2nd minute and 56th second, Plumlee sent an exquisite pass and Hayward made a long three-pointer. In the 9th minute and 7th second, Hayward hit a jumper. In the 10th minute and 20th second, Bamba fouled Richards while shooting and gave the Hornets 2 free throws. The Magic played smooth cooperation, and the team completed a total of 9 assists in this quarter, of which Wagner alone sent 3 passes for his teammates. The Hornets made 11 three-pointers in this quarter, but the shooting percentage was only 18.2%. After three quarters, the score in this quarter was fixed at 82-53, and the Magic temporarily took the lead.
In the fourth quarter, at 2 minutes and 50 seconds, Hampton made a wonderful pass and Bamba made a three-pointer. In the 9th minute and 23rd second, Harris slipped and lost the ball and was stolen by McGowans. In the 10th minute and 15th second, Hampton scored 2 points with a domineering dunk. The Magic played smooth cooperation, and the team completed a total of 10 assists in this quarter, of which Hampton alone sent 3 passes for his teammates. The Magic team made 13 three-pointers in this section, but the shooting percentage was only 38.5%. At the end of the game, the Magic defeated the Hornets 113-93 to seal the victory.
Both starting lineups
Hornets: Hayward, Plumlee, Oubre, Washington, Smith
Magic: Wagner, Rose, Carter, Banchero, Bol
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