Marcin Gortat put up his 22nd double-double this season, scoring 21 points and registering 10 rebounds, to help the Washington Wizards take down the Orlando Magic, 115-106. The Wizards were on fire, finishing 42-80 (52.5%) from the field, including 10-16 (62.5%) from beyond the arc. This is the fourth win in a row for Washington (29-28).
Gortat finished 9-13 from the field, in a quality offensive outing. John Wall contributed 27 points and 7 assists for Washington as well. Victor Oladipo had a quality performance for Orlando in the loss, putting up 26 points on 10-20 shooting, including 2-4 from behind the arc. Kyle O'Quinn added 10 points and 9 rebounds.
The Wizards combined an eFG% of 58.8% with 62.5% 3-point shooting. They are 6-1 this year when registering marks above 55% and 40% in those respective statistics. The Magic, on the other hand, are 2-10 when allowing opponents to hit those marks.
This drops Orlando (17-42) to 0-2 against Washington on the year.
Coming up next, the Wizards play the Toronto Raptors, who are 32-25 on the year. The Magic match up against the Philadelphia 76ers, currently 15-42 this season. The Wizards lost to Toronto the last three times they've played. The Magic have a 1-1 record against Philadelphia this season.
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