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Magic Drop Contest to Spurs with 101-92 Final

November 20, 2018 - NBA G League (G League) - Lakeland Magic News Release

The Lakeland Magic, NBA G League affiliate of the Orlando Magic, lost to the Austin Spurs with a final score 101-92 in front of a home crowd at the RP Funding Center.

Three Magic players scored in double figures led by Troy Caupain who put up 19 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Byron Mullens came off the bench to post 16 points. Assignment Player, Melvin Frazier Jr. scored 11 points with 4 rebounds.

Chimezie Metu was on assignment from San Antonio and racked in a double-double with 22 points and 12 rebounds. Nick Johnson posted a stat line of 21 points and 7 assists. Cameron Rundles had a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Julian Washburn scored 13 points and 5 rebounds.

Early in the night the contest was neck and neck with the Magic leading 25-23 going into the second half. The Magic exploded in the second quarter to extend the lead to 9 points and a 52-41 score at the half. The Magic opened the third quarter scoring but there was a shift in momentum, and with 5:02 left on the clock the Spurs had tied it up 59-59. It was a tight game for the remainder of the third quarter but the Spurs pulled it into overdrive and outscored the Magic 30-22 in the fourth to fall 101-92.

The contest included 5 lead changes throughout the night with the Magic leading by as many as 17 points early on.

The Magic are back home again on Friday, November 23. The game will be at the RP Funding Center at 7PM, as the Magic face off against the Delaware Blue Coats for Food and Wine Night.

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

Game Highlights

Troy Caupain: 19 point game

Byron Mullens: 16 point game

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