LOS ANGELES (AP) – Chuma Okeke scored 18 points and the Orlando Magic rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Los Angeles Clippers 103-96 on Tuesday night in a six-game winning streak.
Magic took the lead until the end of the fourth quarter, running 17-3 at the end of the game. Cavie Leonard made a pair of free throws to give the Clippers a 93-86 lead, 2:36, while Magic scored 11 points in a row to take the lead.
Terence Ross equalized 93. 1:46 with two free throws, and Wendell Carter Jr. put the Magic ahead with a score of 1:10 after the Ames Ennis III missed the stand, 95-94.
Ross scored 15 points and Otto Porter Jr. added 13 to Magic, breaking the seven-game road loss.
Leonard scored 28 points for the Clippers. Luke Kennard added 17 points and Ivica Ubach recorded his 10th double-double of the season with 14 points and 13 rebounds for the Clippers.
In the first half, LA hit 52.5% (41 out of 21) 51. It won 51-37 at 37, but struggled in the third quarter, 2-1 coming out of the bow when Orlando won 73-70, 73-70. quarter.
The Clippers scored the first 10 points of the game, including Canard with 3 points, remaining less than four minutes into the second quarter.
Magic. Ross made his debut in his first game after missing the last seven due to a right knee.
Clippers. Nicolas Batum won the season with 10 shots. George Paul George Cave missed his second game in a row due to right leg pain. He has missed 13 games this season. … Marcus Morris senior (right ankle contusion) did not play after scoring 25 points in the victory over Milwaukee on Monday. … Rajon Rondo (the pain of a follower) still has to play since being acquired from Atlanta last week, but coach Tyrone Lew said that Rondo and Patrick Beverly are doing some court work.
Magic. Travel to New Orleans on Thursday. Orlando cleared the season last season.
Clippers. Host Denver on Thursday. LA won the first game of the season 121-108 on Christmas Day.
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