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Jazz 79, Magic 75: Enes Kanter's Size Bothers the Orlando Magic

Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE
Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE

Utah Jazz (2-1) center Enes Kanter showed the Orlando Magic (1-2) something they weren't able to do in their third game of the Orlando Summer League: Rebound. He shut the Magic down giving their second loss in a row, 75-79.

Kanter showed why he is integral player on the Utah Jazz's roster. He picked up 12 rebounds and scored 12 points on shooting five of 9 from the field. His length gave fits to the Orlando Magic's front court.

The Jazz outrebounded the Magic by a differential of seven (Jazz 40, Magic 33). They also shot 48.4-percent from the field and allowed the Magic to shoot at 36.5-percent.

The Orlando Magic starters didn't log in heavy minutes to begin with. Rookie power forward Andrew Nicholson and Villanova point guard Maalik Wayns were the only bright spots for the Orlando squad. Both players chipped in 16 points apiece, and more importantly, Nicholson swished all eight of his free throw attempts. For logging in 16 minutes, Nicholson certainly produced solid numbers, for what it's worth.

The Magic will move forward to their next game as they go against the Philadelphia 76ers at 5 PM tomorrow.