The Orlando Magic made a serious assertion on Friday night time in opposition to the Boston Celtics, as they prolonged their latest successful streak with a 117-109 victory that amounted to an enormous upset over among the finest groups within the Eastern Conference. The Magic’s latest streak has been a formidable one which stands to probably flip the tide of their season — or at the least relying on who you ask.
Speaking on the Celtics’ post-game present, former Celtics guard Eddie House took a defiant tone on Boston’s Friday night time loss, ripping the Magic as a 10-win workforce that is “nonetheless rubbish” regardless of their upset.
“They’re nonetheless rubbish. They’re nonetheless not an excellent basketball workforce,” House ranted. “They will not make the playoffs. They will not make the play-in sport.”
The solely drawback for House was that the Magic proceeded to win their second assembly in opposition to the Celtics, 95-92, on Sunday. And after the sport, Wendell Carter Jr. fired again at House by tweeting a clip of former Magic guard Rafer Alston slapping House at the back of the pinnacle. A GIF of the slap was additionally shared by Markelle Fultz and Mo Bamba.
While it is unclear if the Magic introduced a bit further for Sunday’s sport due to House’s rant, the tip end result was their sixth straight win. Orlando managed the newest matchup from just about begin to end, with Paolo Banchero scoring 31 factors to cap off the Magic’s sweep of Boston.
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