Tobias Harris put up his sixth double-double this season, scoring 28 points and registering 20 rebounds, to help the Orlando Magic defeat the Los Angeles Lakers, 114-105. The Magic shot lights out, finishing 39-81 (48.1%) from the field, including 9-17 (52.9%) from beyond the arc. Orlando (12-32) has won just two of its last 10 games.
Harris shot 9-15 from the field and 9-11 from the free throw line, in what was an efficient performance. Other key performers for Orlando were Arron Afflalo with 23 points and 6 assists, Jameer Nelson with 22 points and 6 assists, and Victor Oladipo with 15 points and 12 rebounds. Despite the loss, Pau Gasol scored 21 points for Los Angeles on 8-17 shooting from the field and 5-7 from the free throw line. He also registered 11 rebounds and 6 assists. Kendall Marshall contributed 19 points and 14 assists.
Los Angeles (16-28) has now lost three in a row.
Coming up next, the Magic take on the New Orleans Pelicans, who are 16-25 on the year. The Lakers match up against the New York Knicks, currently 16-27 this season. The Magic are 1-0 versus New Orleans this season.