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Hill and Young combine for 54, Lakers beat Magic

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Jordan Hill posted his ninth double-double this season, scoring 28 points and registering 13 rebounds, to help the Los Angeles Lakers defeat the Orlando Magic, 103-94. This is only the third win for Los Angeles (23-46) in its last 10 games.

Hill shot 9-15 from the field, in a good performance. Jodie Meeks also chipped in for Los Angeles, finishing with 13 points and 6 steals. On 6-11 shooting (2-4 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 7-9 from the free throw line, Victor Oladipo put up 21 points for Orlando in the loss. He also registered 10 assists and 5 rebounds. Tobias Harris contributed 16 points and 9 rebounds and Kyle O'Quinn finished with 14 points and 7 rebounds.

Orlando (19-52) has now dropped their last nine in a row.

Coming up, the Lakers play the New York Knicks, who are 29-41 on the season. The Magic match up against the Portland Trail Blazers, currently sitting at 45-25 this year. The Lakers are 0-1 versus New York this season. The Magic are 0-1 versus Portland this season.


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