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The Warriors must be muggles because they cannot handle Magic right now.— Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) November 27, 2018
I'll show myself out.
Incredible shooting from Durant and Klay, and a ton of help from the refs.— The Lando (@TheLando__) November 27, 2018
However, this game was lost in the 3rd quarter. The Magic had an 18-point lead and made bad decision after bad decision on offense. So many ill-advised shots, combined with turnovers. Missed opportunity.
Kevin Durant, ladies and gents, with 49 points in win v. Magic after 44 v. Kings.— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) November 27, 2018
Historical context from @WarriorsPR
Warriors with two straight 40-point games: Last was Klay March 25-27, 2016. Six Warriors all-time: Klay, Curry, Jamison, Purvis, Rick Barry, and Wilt.
The stellar play continues for Vooch....
Since 1994-95, Vucevic is just the 8th player in the NBA to record consecutive games of 30+ PTS, 12 REB & 6 AST— Ballislife.com (@Ballislife) November 27, 2018
Via @Magic_PR, @bball_ref pic.twitter.com/It0jo4mlAy
The Magic built an 18-point lead against the Warriors but couldn’t handle the All-Star duo of Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson in the second half, writes our Cory Hutson in his game recap.
Kevin Durant scored 16 of his 49 points in the third and Klay Thompson scored 19 of his 29 points in the fourth to lead the Warriors comeback over the Magic, writes Chris Hays of the Orlando Sentinel.
The heartbreaking loss to the Warriors illustrated how important Aaron Gordon has been, writes Josh Robbins of The Athletic.
What had the potential to be a signature win for the Magic turned into a gut-punch defeat, writes John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com.
The Magic sorely missed the defense of Aaron Gordon, who left the game with back stiffness, Denton writes.
Jonathon Simmons was inserted into the starting lineup, Denton wrote in his pregame notebook.
Terrence Ross has become one of the league’s best pure shooters, writes Josh Cohen of OrlandoMagic.com.
The Magic’s young duo of Mo Bamba and Jonathan Isaac each earned a B+ for their performance against the Warriors in the nightly grades column by Jean Racine of Orlando Magic Daily.
Down 18 in the second half, the Warriors relied on their superstars, and it worked, writes Brady Klopfer of Golden State of Mind.
Kevin Durant (five points shy of his career-high) and Klay Thompson (five fourth quarter threes) willed the Warriors to a win over the Magic, writes Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Kevin Durant, who posted his second straight 40-plus point game, was disappointed he didn’t score 50, writes Nick Friedell of ESPN.
Nikola Vucevic is making his mark on the NBA, writes Dan Woike of the Los Angeles Times.
The Magic and Suns are the top trade destinations for Markelle Fultz, writes Chris Sheridan of Get More Sports.