MAGIC HIT MAVS: Franz Wagner meets Gamewinner
The Orlando Magic enter a respect for the Dallas Mavericks. Franz Wagner meets the decisive Layup in the final minute.
Equal place, start of the final minute, and the ball goes into the hands of Franz Wagner. The Rookie of the Orlando Magic received the ball in the crunchtime against the Dallas Mavericks in the Horns posing, moving to the basket and net against two defenders and in the fall to 109: 107 – ultimately the Gamewinner.
“30 seconds before Coach [Jamahl Mosley] talked to me about the turn. I saw a small gap, trying it – and then something happens, “Wagner said to his playing litter.
With a 110: 108 home success, the Magic celebrated its eleventh season win, and for the second time they won two games one after the other for the second time. For Magic coach Mosley, it was a special success, from 2014 to 2021 he had worked as Assistant Coach with the MAVs.
The final phase was also shaped by German actors. In addition to his decisive Layup, Franz Wagner tried in the subsequent attack with a Floater about Dallas’ Maxi Kleber, but awarded the chance to the 111: 108. Kleber was meanwhile to the tragic figure: After securing the defensive rebound, Jalen Suggs clawed the ball. In addition, glue in the final minute had twice a threesome the lead on his hand, both times he missed his spacer – including the potential gamewinner In the last seconds.
Franz Wagner set the second best points collector Orlandos behind Chuma Okeke (19 pts) with 18 points (9/15 FG). Moritz Wagner joined the bank 14 meters in 15 minutes. With the MAVs, Luka Doncic marked with 34 counters, twelve rebounds and eleven assists… Triple Double of the season. Glue came to six points.
The Magic remain closely behind the Detroit Piston (12-37) with a balance sheet of 11-40 (12-37), but at least three of their past four games have decided. The MAVs (29-22) rank in the west on the sixth place, the Utah Jazz as fourth (30-21) but only a game away.