Struggling Orlando Magic picked up a shocking result in the NBA as they ran out 130-129 winners over champions Golden State Warriors on Thursday. The Magic have now improved to 2-7 in the league after nine matches this season.
Jalen Suggs was impressive for Orlando Magic as he tallied 26 points and nine assists for the side. Impressive rookie Paolo Banchero also contributed 22 points, eight rebounds and three assists in the game. Franz Wagner also scored 19 points in the game.
Steph Curry led the scoring for the Golden State Warriors in their losing cause with 39 points and nine assists. Klay Thompson scored 27 points for the team as they fell to a third defeat in a week, taking their record for the season to 3-6. The Magic maintained their unbeaten record in Orlando against the Warriors, last losing at home to the champions in 2017.
Denver Nuggets picked up a 122-110 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder in their NBA clash on Thursday. The Nuggets improve to 5-3 for the season while Oklahoma City Thunder saw their record drop to 4-4.
Aaron Gordon led the scoring for the Nuggets with 27 points and Jamal Murray scored 24 points. Reigning MVP Nikola Jokic contributed a triple-double of 15 points, 13 rebounds and 14 assists in the game.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 37 points for Oklahoma and Luguentz Dort contributed 19 points in the game.