David Lee registered his 32nd double-double this season, scoring 20 points and registering 10 rebounds, to help the Golden State Warriors beat the Orlando Magic, 103-89. Golden State (43-26) has now won seven of their last 10 games.
Lee went 8-12 from the field, in a quality offensive outing. Other key performers for Golden State were Stephen Curry with 23 points and 5 assists, and Marreese Speights with 13 points and 8 rebounds. On 7-14 shooting, Nikola Vucevic scored 15 points for Orlando in the loss.
As expected, the edge on the defensive glass went to the Warriors (87.5% DR%), who took advantage of the Magic 26th-ranked offensive rebounding (21.6% OR% on the season). Meanwhile, the Warriors rank fourth in the NBA at collecting defensive rebounds with a DR% of 76.1%.
Orlando (19-49) has now lost six straight.
Coming up, the Warriors square off against the Milwaukee Bucks, who are 13-55 on the season. The Magic match up with the Phoenix Suns, currently sitting at 38-29 this year. The Warriors have a 1-0 record against Milwaukee this season. The Magic have a 0-1 record against Phoenix this season.