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Philadelphia Defeats Orlando 96-87 - Recap

Philadelphia got 20 points from Jahlil Okafor en route to a 96-87 victory over Orlando on Wednesday at Amway Center.

Bettors who backed the 76ers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +7.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 195.5.

Philadelphia got 17 points from Hollis Thompson and another 15 points from Isaiah Canaan. Ishmael Smith contributed 11 assists, while Robert Covington cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

The Magic got a 21-point performance from Elfrid Payton, who was supported by 15 points from Tobias Harris. Elfrid Payton had 10 assists in a losing cause for Orlando, while Nikola Vucevic grabbed 11 rebounds.

Philadelphia led at halftime, 47-46.

Orlando had a 47-41 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Next game, Philadelphia takes its act home to face Boston looking for another win. For Orlando, they head home to face Charlotte.