The Orlando Magic were defeated by the Philadelphia 76ers 105-94 on Wednesday night. On Monday, Orlando took down Philadelphia 119-109 in comeback fashion. The Magic trailed by as many as 20 points in that one, but they mounted a second half comeback for the ages. It was a different story on Wednesday as the Magic could not pull off another upset.
Orlando Magic rookie Paolo Banchero gave his respect to Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid.
Georges Niang swiped a bad pass from Franz Wagner and dished to Tyrese Maxey, who could finally casually dribble the ball to run out the clock. The Sixers have now won eight of their past nine games and are 21-5 since Dec. 9.