Magic Rally from 21-Point Deficit to End Wizards' Losing Streak

Magic Rally from 21-Point Deficit to End Wizards’ Losing Streak

The Orlando Magic staged a remarkable comeback to defeat the Washington Wizards 119-109 on Wednesday night, snapping the Wizards’ 16-game losing streak.

Trailing by 21 points in the second quarter, the Magic rallied behind Franz Wagner’s 28 points and Paolo Banchero’s 25 points. Orlando’s defense held Washington to just 44 points in the second half, leading to the largest comeback of the season for the Magic.

Meanwhile, the Atlanta Hawks held off a late surge from the Cleveland Cavaliers to secure a 112-101 victory. Saddiq Bey led the Hawks with 23 points, while Jarrett Allen paced the Cavaliers with 18 points and 19 rebounds.

In Philadelphia, the Memphis Grizzlies overcame a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter to defeat the 76ers 115-109. Jaren Jackson Jr. had a dominant performance with 30 points, 11 rebounds, and six blocks.

The Los Angeles Clippers rallied from a 20-point deficit to edge out the Houston Rockets 122-116. Kawhi Leonard led the Clippers with 28 points, while Alperen Sengun had a triple-double for the Rockets with 23 points, 19 rebounds, and 14 assists.