The Washington Wizards never stood a chance against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night. Orlando jumped ahead to a 13-2 lead, quickly moved the lead to double digits and never were threatened in a 103-85 victory that was not as close as the final score indicated.
The Wizards missed their first 12 shots of the game and eventually fell behind, 31-14, after the first quarter. From there, the closest they got was 16 points.
Dwight Howard dominated for the Magic, scoring 28 points and grabbing 20 rebounds. Orlando outrebounded the Wizards by 10, with Howard and Ryan Anderson outrebounding Andray Blatche and JaVale McGee, 35-10. Nick Young had 17 points to lead the Wizards, while John Wall added 14. Anderson had 23 points for Orlando.