Orlando opened seeding play by rolling past Brooklyn and Sacramento, then absorbed losses to Indiana and Toronto – teams already in the playoffs. The Magic fell behind early and weren’t able to play their way clear of double-digit deficits.
Now, as much as ever, the Magic will need their Human Torch to continue to deliver instant offense with injuries piling up and critical seeding games ahead. Ross has delivered sensational stats in a number of categories this season. He’s second in the NBA in total threes made by bench contributors and ranks 13th amongst all players.
However, no one knew just how bad it would get as Steph Curry also got injured for a significant amount of time. The Warriors will now be finishing the season in the last place as they head into next season with a fresh slate. There have been a ton of rumors surrounding their plans for next season and now, another rumored has entered into the fray.