Orlando Magic Held to Franchise-Record Low 56 Points
The Orlando Magic set a franchise record for fewest points scored in last night’s 87-56 loss to the Boston Celtics, who logged their first victory over a team with a winning record this season.
Dwight Howard was the only Orlando player to score in double figures, totaling 18 points and 14 rebounds in Boston as the Magic (11-5) had a four-game road winning streak halted.
Orlando’s previous franchise-low point total was 57 in a Dec. 4, 1996, loss to Cleveland. Since the 24-second shot clock was introduced in 1954, the fewest points scored by one team in a National Basketball Association game is 49, by the Chicago Bullsagainst the Miami Heat on April 10, 1999.