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Durant kills the Magic to win Warriors Wonder

Durant has second straight game of 40+ points, and drilled a monster shot to close out Orlando.

Orlando Magic v Golden State Warriors Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

The Golden State Warriors shook off an 18-point deficit at home to the Orlando Magic, and stormed back to win in the waning seconds, 116-110.

This comeback was led by the complete dominance of Kevin Durant’s 49 points, 6 rebounds, 9 assists, 2 blocks, and 2 steals in 40 minutes on 16-of-33 shooting from the field. He went a perfect 13-of-13 from the charity stripe, putting pressure on Orlando’s defense to foul him. It was his second straight game scoring over 40 points.

He delivered a momentum swinging, monster chase down rejection that electrified Roaracle and kept the champs alive.

Oh yeah, he also slammed the door shut on any storybook endings for the Magic with this bomb.

Gosh, it sure is nice to have an MVP waiting in the wings when the Unanimous MVP is sidelined with injury.

Honorable Mention: Klay Thompson. Thompson had another stellar performance, tallying 29 points with 5 rebounds and 2 steals. He also drilled 6 of his 12 attempts from three-point range. Those triples in the fourth quarter rang out like the sound of an ominous gong being struck to remind Orlando they were about to lose.


Who was your Warrior Wonder in the victory over Orlando?

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  • 87%
    Kevin Durant
    (170 votes)
  • 12%
    Klay Thompson
    (24 votes)
194 votes total Vote Now

Who did you feel stood out the most from the rotation players?


Who was your Golden Sidekick in the win over the Magic?

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  • 7%
    Damion Lee
    (14 votes)
  • 14%
    Quinn Cook
    (27 votes)
  • 60%
    Kevon Looney
    (110 votes)
  • 12%
    Jonas Jerebko
    (23 votes)
  • 3%
    Shaun Livingston
    (7 votes)
181 votes total Vote Now