Prediction and Analysis: Cavaliers vs Magic May 03, 2024

Prediction and Analysis: Cavaliers vs Magic May 03, 2024

May 3, 2024


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On May 3, the Orlando Magic will try to win Game 6 of their series against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Kia Center. In the series, the Cavs are up 3-2. Continue reading more articles like this for the most in depth basketball analysis out there.


Cavaliers Analysis: Coming off a 1-point win

Cleveland had an early lead, leading by 10 going into the second quarter. From then on, though, it was mostly back and forth as they narrowly prevailed, 104–103. The Cavs won the glass battle and shot 43% from the field while only turning the ball over 10 times. Jarrett Allen’s status is day-to-day and he was not present. Leading scorer Donovan Mitchell finished with 28, while Evan Mobley recorded a double-double of 14 points and 13 rebounds. Cleveland is ranked 21st in the league going into this game with an average of 112.3 points per contest. In the fifth game of the postseason, the offense reached the century mark for the first time.


Magic Analysis: Paolo Banchero just scored 39 points

The Orlando Magic, on the other hand, had all the energy after winning both of their games at home to level the series, only to disappointingly lose the lead in the series once more. With a game-high 39 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 assists, Paolo Banchero led the way. Franz Wagner followed with 14 points and six assists, and Jalen Suggs contributed 13 points. The Magic played excellent defense to limit the Cavaliers to just 15 points in the second quarter, erasing an early 10-point deficit. However, they went cold when it counted, and the Cavaliers took advantage to win the game. As a team, the Magic shot 46% from the floor and 9 of 31 from the 3-point line.

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Orlando Magic Game Information

    1. Date: 05/03/2024
    2. Time: 07:00 PM ET
    3. Location: Kia Center.
    4. How to Watch Cavaliers vs Magic: TNT
    5. Live Stream: NBA Game Pass


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