The Cavs were unable to score with the Magic picking five points in the final 45 seconds. In the third, the Magic came out blazing, outscoring the Cavs 32-17 in the quarter. In the third, Orlando shot just under 60% from the field with Cleveland shooting under 30%.
Garland led the Cavs with 25 points and 10 assists. Two-way player Jeremiah Martin, who officially signed his contract earlier on Wednesday, made his team debut with the Cavs’ roster riddled with injuries.