Flash: Gor­don lights up Suns

Orlando Sentinel - - SPORTS THURSDAY -

in points for a game for the sec­ond con­sec­u­tive night. They put up 127 in a win at Wash­ing­ton on Tues­day and eclipsed that 24 hours later at home. The two-night out­burst marks only the third time in Magic his­tory they have scored 125 points or more in con­sec­u­tive games.

Gor­don wasn’t the only Magic player with the hot hand as Or­lando showed glimpses of last sea­son’s team and its abil­ity to make shots. Or­lando, which started the sea­son as one of the worst shoot­ing teams in the NBA, made nearly 60% (57.6) of its field goals against the Suns and ev­ery­one was feel­ing it.

Six Magic play­ers hit dou­ble dig­its in scor­ing and three play­ers scored more than 20 points. Ter­rence Ross had 22 points, Evan Fournier 21, Markelle Fultz 13 and D.J. Au­gustin and Mo Bamba 11 each.

The Magic also were rolling on de­fense, show­ing ex­tra ur­gency

STEPHEN M. DOWELL/OR­LANDO SENTINEL

Magic guard Evan Fournier drives past the Suns’ Dario Saric on Wed­nes­day. Fournier scored 21 points in the Magic’s 128-114 win.

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