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Lakeland Magic Defeat Capital City Go-Go 120-109

February 20, 2019 - NBA G League (G League) - Lakeland Magic News Release

The Lakeland Magic, NBA G League affiliate of the Orlando Magic, defeat the Capital City Go-Go 120-109 on Wednesday night at the RP Funding Center.

It was a back and forth contest in the first quarter of play with the Magic leading the Go-Go 33-27 entering the second. The Magic stole the show in the second quarter shooting 48 percent (12-25) from the three compared to the Go-Go's 25 percent (3-12). The Magic would take a 68-49 lead into the locker room at the half.

The Go-Go made a run in the third quarter to get within six points (81-75) with 5:21 on the clock but the Magic would extend the lead to eight points heading into the final quarter of play. The Go-Go cut the lead back to three (98-95) with 7:02 remaining in the game but the Magic turned it up and extended the lead to 15-points before closing out the victory in a final score 120-109.

Six players scored in double figures for the Magic with Antonio Campbell leading the way with 22 points and 5 rebounds. BJ Johnson posted 20 points and 6 rebounds. John Petrucelli had 20 points shooting 5-5 from the three. Gabe York scored 17 points and 5 assists. Troy Caupain had 10 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists. Anthony Brown also scored 10 points with 7 rebounds on the night.

For the Go-Go, Jordan McRae poured in 44 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists. Pe'Shon Howard scored 17 points. Darel Poirier had 13 points and 6 rebounds. Isaiah Armwood scored 10 points and 8 rebounds.

The Lakeland Magic are back at home this Friday, February 22 against the Salt Lake City Stars and remain in sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conference. Tip-off at the RP Funding Center is set for 7:00pm. The game will be available on Facebook Live.

Lakeland Magic single game tickets and group tickets are available now. For ticket information, visit lakelandmagic.com or call 863.825.3258.

Game Highlights

Antonio Campbell 22 points

John Petrucelli 20 points

BJ Johnson 20 points


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