Magic fall to Pacers as Wendell Carter sits for 3rd absence in 4 games

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Orlando Sentinel

INDIANAPOLIS — The Orlando Magic overcame the issue for nearly a month, but they couldn’t in Monday’s 123-102 road loss to the Indiana Pacers at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. They ran out of gas. Their lack of healthy players appeared to have caught up to them and played a significant factor in Monday’s defeat, the first blowout loss for the Magic (5-13) this season. Already without five players to start the road trip, the Magic finished the game without Wendell Carter Jr., Chuma Okeke and Jalen Suggs. Carter didn’t play because of a strained right plantar fascia (soft tissue under the foot). Okeke w…

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