Orlando (dpa) – – The German basketball brothers Franz and Moritz Wagner lost to the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA for superstar LeBron James.
With the 105:116 (62:54), the Orlando Magic conceded their fourth loss in a row and remain the worst team in the North American professional league.
At half time, Orlando was still in the lead by eight points. But in the third quarter, the Lakers lived up to their role as favorites, won the round 31:16 and turned the game around. LeBron James led the Lakers with 29 points. In the Magic, Franz Wagner had 15 points, Moritz Wagner remained without points in five minutes.
Schroeder and Celtics lose
National player Dennis Schröder also lost with his team. The Boston Celtics lost 105-109 (58-54) against the Portland Trail Blazers. Schröder marked nine points. Isaiah Hartenstein and the Los Angeles Clippers celebrated a 102-101 (40-54) win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Hartenstein contributed ten points.
Stephen Curry led the Golden State Warriors to a 105-103 (43-54) home win over the Houston Rockets. In the very last second, Curry scored for the victory for the Warriors, according to ESPN it was the superstar’s first game-winning shot with the final siren in his career. Daniel Theis did not play against the opponent from Texas.