Sunday, July 8, 2018

Magic Dominates Grizzlies

The Orlando Magic dominated the Memphis Grizzlies, 86-56, in the Las Vegas Summer League on Sunday at Thomas and Mack Center.
After a 16-16 first quarter, the Magic outscored the Grizzlies 70-40 the rest of the way. The Grizzlies scored just nine points in the second quarter, and the Magic led by as many as 32 in the second half.
Memphis couldn't buy a bucket, shooting 26.2 percent from the field. Orlando held the Grizzlies to 4-of-18 shooting from 3-point range and had eight steals and eight blocks.
The Magic (2-0) spread the offense with five players in double figures, led by Jonathan Isaac's 12 points. Isaac, the sixth overall pick in the 2017 draft, added seven rebounds and five blocks.
This year's fifth overall draft pick, Mohamed Bamba, scored 11 points in 15 minutes on 5-of-8 shooting from the field. Byron Mullens had 11 points off the bench, and Wes Iwundu and Troy Caupain each scored 10.
The Grizzlies (1-1) were led by Kobi Simmons, who had 15 points. Simmons' 4-of-11 shooting was tops among Memphis players with at least three attempts. Jevon Carter added 11 points.
The Magic play the Phoenix Suns on Monday, and the Grizzlies play the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday.

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