Originally written on Orlando Magic Daily  |  Last updated 10/25/14
There was something different about the night of Sunday, December 2, 2012. Something that is a rarity in modern day professional athletics. Sometimes there are not rational explanations for why unexpected events occur. The numbers do not always tell the entire story and you do not play a basketball game on paper. The only numbers that really mattered on this night were 113 and 103. The respective scores for Orlando and Los Angeles. On that Sunday night in Los Angeles, Orlando shined brighter than the stars of Hollywood. Orlando ignored the fact that it was a 13-point underdog and playing on the opposite coast from home, having lost three straight at home. Orlando truly made all of us believe in Magic, at least for one night. Two statistics stand out regarding the final period of the Magic's 113-103 win over the Lakers. The first is the field goal percentage, Orlando shooting a red-hot 66 percent from the field while the Lakers only managed to shoot 40 percent. Perhaps th...
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