Paolo Banchero’s 27 points not enough as Spurs’ hot 3-point shooting downs Magic

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Orlando Sentinel

For the Orlando Magic, matchups against teams below them in the standings aren’t supposed to feel like uphill battles from the start. But that’s exactly what Tuesday’s 132-114 road loss to the San Antonio Spurs (18-50) was. And each time it appeared the Magic (28-41) were going to climb over the hill, the Spurs buried one of their franchise-best 22 3-pointers to prevent Orlando from tying the game or take the lead. The Magic’s lack of physicality defensively allowed the Spurs to get comfortable and in a shooting rhythm from beyond the arc early. San Antonio made 6 of 9 3s in the first and 10 o…

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