On Tuesday night at Chase Center, the Golden State Warriors prevailed over the Orlando Magic 121-115 in a thrilling game. There were several lead changes throughout the game, with neither team ever holding a lead of more than eight points.
The Warriors were led by 13 points, 36 rebounds, and 23 assists. For the Magic, they were led by 14 points, 41 rebounds, and 19 assists. The game was tied at 115 with 13 seconds remaining when Curry hit a clutch three-pointer to give the Warriors the lead. The Magic had a chance to tie the game, but Banchero’s three-point attempt at the buzzer was off the mark.
Neither team was able to establish a rhythm, and the first half ended with few goals. The Magic came out firing in the third quarter, taking a six-point lead after the Warriors had led by five points at the half. With two minutes left in the game, the Warriors had rallied for a tie in the fourth quarter. Curry took over from there, making two three-pointers to put the Warriors ahead permanently.
On Tuesday night, the Golden State Warriors managed to win by a narrow margin against the Orlando Magic. The highlight of the game was Stephen Curry, and if the Warriors are to go far in the playoffs, he must play at a high level going forward. Conversely, the Magic put in a strong performance and ought to be pleased with their work. They are a young team that is rapidly developing, and they will be an overwhelming force in the future.
This was a close and exciting game, and it was a great way to start the new year for both teams. The Warriors are now back on track, while the Magic showed that they can compete with any team in the league.