Two of the youngest teams in the NBA will square off on Sunday evening, when the Oklahoma City Thunder visit the Orlando Magic. The Thunder (20-50) are committed to rebuilding through the draft and are in the midst of an eight-game losing streak. On Friday, Oklahoma City trailed by 13 points at halftime and could never recover during a 120-108 road loss against Miami.
Oklahoma City G Shai Gilgeous-Alexander matched a game-high with 26 points and seven rebounds. Rookie G Tre Mann added 25 points and eight rebounds off the Thunder bench.
The Orlando Magic have dropped 26 of their 34 home games and own the worst overall record in the Eastern Conference. On Thursday, Orlando allowed Detroit to shoot 50 percent from the field during a 134-120 home loss. The Magic (18-53) knocked down 11-for-30 from behind the arc and shot 49 percent overall.
Rookie F Franz Wagner led six Orlando players in double figures with 26 points (10-15 FG) and five rebounds. Cole Anthony added 12 points, seven assists, and five rebounds for the Magic.