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Apr 11

Grades: Orlando Magic 113, Milwaukee Bucks 103 (OT)

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Orlando Magic 103 Final
Recap | Box Score
93 Milwaukee Bucks

Nikola Vucevic
14-26 FG | 2-3 FT | 20 REB | 5 AST | 30 PTS | +16

How about this for a mind-boggling stat? Vucevic became the first player to record at least 20 points, 20 rebounds, and five assists in consecutive games since Tim Duncan in 2003. Vucevic had 21-21-6 against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday and 30-20-5 against the Bucks (the 30 points were a career-high). Vucevic may never be as great as Duncan, but he’s pretty damn good already.

Tobias Harris
13-20 FG | 3-4 3P | 19 REB | 5 AST | 30 PTS | +12

Harris was the hero after he made a game-tying 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds left after Marquis Daniels waited too long to foul him with Milwaukee up three. But he was also the villain (depending on who you ask), causing a little controversy by electing to dunk the ball in the closing seconds of the overtime instead of dribbling the clock out.

Beno Udrih
6-22 FG | 1-1 3P | 4 REB | 11 AST | 13 PTS | +21

Udrih had a rough outing to say the least. In pick-and-rolls, he clanked jumpers left and right when pulling up for midrange jump shots. And he had a number of inexplicable turnovers, especially in the fourth quarter. But the Magic were able to overcome it — barely. Had they not, Udrih would have been the scapegoat for his dreadful offensive performance.

Doron Lamb
6-10 FG | 4-6 3P | 4 REB | 2 AST | 16 PTS | -3

It speaks volumes that Lamb not only got extended minutes, but that he played the entire fourth quarter and overtime, and drew the assignment of defending J.J. Redick. And it speaks greater volumes that Vaughn ran a sideline out-of-bounds play for Lamb coming out of a timeout in the extra frame. That Lamb scored on the play, setting a new career-high with 16 points, was only fitting.

Milwaukee Bucks

Not only did the Bucks lose in heartbreaking fashion after having the game in the bag, but the driving forces behind the Magic’s win were former Milwaukee players. You can’t help but wonder, especially if Redick walks in free agency, if the Bucks will regret letting Harris go in a trade that was meant to give them better playoff positioning this season but hasn’t.

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