Cole Anthony led Orlando with 21 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 assists as the Magic defeated the Nets 119-106 tonight in Orlando. Franz Wagner (19 points, 10 rebounds, 6 assists) and Wendell Carter Jr. (18 points, 6 rebounds) combined for 37 points for the Magic in the win. Mikal Bridges led the Nets with 44 points and 6 rebounds as Cam Thomas added 18 points in the loss. The Magic improve to 32-43 on the year, while the Nets fall to 40-35.
The new defensive coordinator hire is the team's best move so far.
Spencer Dinwiddie, Mikal Bridges and Cameron Johnson have quickly acclimated to Brooklyn and are keeping the Nets afloat in the East
There reportedly is optimism that Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards could return to face the Warriors after missing three games with an ankle sprain.
It is unlikely we see Simmons again this season.