Jeremiah Martin and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot each scored 24 points, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Orlando Magic 108-96 on Tuesday as both teams looked ahead to the playoffs. Dzanan Musa added 17 points and Tyler Johnson had 14 for the Nets, who improved to 5-2 in the restart with their third straight victory. With the Nets locked into the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference and the Magic eighth, the teams went with limited rosters while getting players extra rest.
Once he clears quarantine, Ross will available to play. Depending on test results, he could be cleared in as few as four days, according to NBA protocols. Still, even under the minimum quarantine timeline, Ross will miss Thursday’s final seeding game against the Pelicans.
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