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Pistons fall to Magic, maintain second-best draft lottery odds

Mo Bamba, James Ennis III, Sekou Doumbouya
Posted at 8:12 AM, May 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-04 08:12:04-04

Mo Bamba had 22 points and 15 rebounds — both career highs — and the Orlando Magic beat the Detroit Pistons 119-112.

Saddiq Bey led Detroit with 26 points in a game that had little at stake — with the possible exception of lottery positioning.

The Pistons have the second-worst record in the NBA. Orlando is now even with Oklahoma City for the fourth-worst mark. The Magic led 51-48 at halftime and then shot 13 of 18 from the field in the third.