Basketball: NBA, Boston ko in Orlando, the streak of 9 victories ended

Orlando, January 24. – (Adnkronos) – Home victory for Orlando (18-29) who beats Boston (35-13) for 113-98. The Magic remain the bete noire of the Celtics, beaten for the third time in a row this season on four crosses and skillful to end Boston’s nine-game winning streak – with the guests sidelined by injuries to Marcus Smart and Robert Williams III and unable to go beyond the 26 points apiece of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, who combined nine of the 18 triples for the Celtics. The usual Paolo Banchero takes care of dragging Orlando, who finds rhythm on an offensive level after a few colorless performances and ends the match against one of the best NBA defenses with 23 points. The No. 5 with an Italian passport shoots with 7/13 from the field and 3/5 from the arc, while under the basket Wendell Carter Jr. adds a double-double with 21 points and 11 rebounds. Jonathan Isaac is back on the field after more than 900 days: for him 10 points in 10 minutes coming off the bench with 4/7 shooting, three rebounds and two steals.



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