The Orlando Magic upset the Minnesota Timberwolves, 102-93, on Monday to extend their winning streak to a season-high three games and to end Minny's own four-game win streak. Glen Davis came up big in the victory, scoring 20 of his game-high 28 points in the second half as Orlando rallied from a 15-point deficit.
The highlight film above shows all of Davis' 13 baskets, which came in 17 attempts. That 76.5 percent mark is by far the highest of Davis' career at that volume.
Davis did most of his damage on the interior, as he shot 8-of-9 in the restricted area, according to NBA.com's stats tool. That Davis posted such huge numbers against a frontline as study as Minnesota's--in Kevin Love and Nikola Peković, the Timberwolves boast one of the league's most formidable power forward/center combinations, and they have shot-blocking specialist Greg Stiemsma available off the bench--qualifies as impressive.
But Davis didn't bruise Minnesota inside, exactly, instead taking advantage of its bigs' lack of footspeed time and again to beat his men down the floor for easy deuces. He also capitalized on a miscommunication between Peković and Love at the 6:15 mark of the third, which play begins at approximately the 1:01 mark of the video above; the defenders each thought the other had picked Davis up in transition, but neither had, resulting in Davis getting an easy dunk despite Minnesota's having all five defenders back.