Thus far, the Orlando Magic are loving their five-game West Coast road trip. After kicking it off with a victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday, the Magic stayed in California for a matchup with the Golden State Warriors, which they won 102-94 on Monday night at Oracle Arena.
"It was a great win for us. For the most part, I think we played as hard and with as much energy as we did (Sunday) night, which is saying a lot," Magic guard J.J. Redick said. "(Sunday) night was an emotional night, (tonight's) a back-to-back, there was a natural tendency to let down, so it really says a lot about our group."
Glen Davis and Arron Afflalo were the leading scorers for Orlando (7-10), as they scored 24 points apiece, with Davis adding six rebounds and four assists. Redick tallied 22 points on 7 of 13 shooting, including 4 of 6 from three-point range, to go with seven assists and five rebounds. Nikola Vucevic recorded a double-double with 14 points and 15 rebounds.
Golden State (10-7) received 25 points and 11 assists from Stephen Curry, 22 points and nine rebounds from David Lee, and 17 points from Jarrett Jack off the bench.
The Warriors outshot Orlando from the field, making 37 of 81 (45.7%) shots compared to 40 of 92 (43.5%) for the visitors. They also outshot the Magic from behind the arc, drilling 7 of 17 (41.2%) shots compared to 8 of 23 (34.8%) for Orlando. For the second straight night, the Magic held the edge in free throw shooting, making 14 of 16 (87.5%) attempts compared to 13 of 18 (72.2%) for Golden State.
Orlando won the first quarter 28-27 and took the second frame 23-20 before being outscored 22-18 in the third period to tie the game at 69-all after three. In the fourth quarter, the Magic beat the Warriors 33-25, led by 10 points from Redick.
"Very impressed," Magic coach Jacque Vaughn said. "That was the challenge that we had in front of us tonight, of not hanging our heads on (Sunday's) win but coming out focused and approaching this game as the next game on our road trip. Guys did an incredible job with the focus and aggression at the beginning of the game."
Orlando is at Utah on Wednesday for a 9:00 pm tip-off on FS Florida.
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