Friday, January 27, 2012
No Magic in Orlando against the Celtics
The Boston Celtics overcame a 27-point deficit to beat the Orlando Magic on Thursday, the largest deficit the Celtics have overcome and the largest lead the Magic have blown in any game in the past 16 seasons (as far back as we can go). According to the Elias Sports Bureau, NBA teams had won their previous 282 games in which they led by at least 27 points, dating to December 21, 2009. What a Difference a Half Makes The Magic scored 58 points in the 1st half Thursday, more than they scored in the entire game Monday: Then the 2nd half looked more like Monday's performance than the 1st half of Thursday's game: This comes three nights after the Magic scored a franchise-low 56 points on a franchise-low 24.