The Bulls defeated the Magic, 128-109. DeMar DeRozan recorded 32 points (11-14 FG, 5-5 3pt FG) and eight assists for the Bulls, while Zach LaVine (32 points) and Nikola Vucevic (26 points, 13 rebounds, six assists) added a combined 58 points in the victory. Moritz Wagner tallied 27 points (8-11 FG) for the Magic, while Paolo Banchero added nine points, seven rebounds, and three assists in the losing effort. The Bulls improve to 23-26 on the season, while the Magic fall to 19-31.
Paolo Banchero (Orlando Magic) with an and one vs the Miami Heat, 01/27/2023
Banchero came out of the gate firing on all cylinders as a rookie, and has kept it going through the first half of the season.
Examining the play of a few notable members of the 2022 NBA draft class.
The Magic defeated the Pacers, 126-120. Paolo Banchero recorded 23 points, three rebounds and four assists for the Magic, while Gary Harris added a season-high 22 points (8-9 FG) and six 3-pt. FGs in the victory. Bennedict Mathurin led all scorers with 26 points, three rebounds and four assists for the Pacers in the losing effort. The Magic improve to 19-29 on the season, while the Pacers fall to 24-26.