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CEDAR PARK, Texas (Nov. 25, 2019) – The Austin Spurs (4-4), presented by SWBC, defeated the Lakeland Magic (5-3) by a final score of 97-71 at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park Monday night.
San Antonio Spurs assignee Luka Šamanić led the Spurs in scoring with 18 points (6-12 FG, 4-6 3FG, 1-1 FT) and 7 rebounds in 32 minutes. Spurs assignee Keldon Johnson finished with 16 points and 8 rebounds in 33 minutes, while Drew Eubanks also chipped in 16 points (5-10 FG, 3-3 FT), 8 rebounds and 3 blocks in 28 minutes. Quinndary Weatherspoon posted 13 points, 5 assists and 4 rebounds in 32 minutes of play. Dedric Lawson contributed on the defensive end by bringing down 9 rebounds and blocking 3 shots in 26 minutes.
The Austin Spurs opened up the game on a 10-0 run, keeping the Magic scoreless until 7:50 left in the first quarter. The Spurs lead grew as high as 13 points during the first. With the Spurs’ lead at 13, the Magic answered with a 11-2 run. Vic Law scored 10 points during that run, bringing the score to 21-17 to end the quarter. The Spurs and Magic scored 17 points apiece in the second quarter, giving the Spurs a 38-34 lead going into the half.
In the fourth quarter, the Spurs outscored the Magic 31-17, with Šamanič scoring 10 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter. The Magic brought the Spurs’ lead down to 15 with 10:59 left in the fourth, which was the closest they would get for the remainder of the game.
For the Magic, Law led all scorers with 21 points (8-17 FG, 3-6 3FG, 1-2 FT) to go along with 8 rebounds in 37 minutes of play. B.J. Johnson finished the game with 16 points in 37 minutes.
The Austin Spurs return to action on Black Friday, when they will host the South Bay Lakers on Nov. 29 at 7:30 p.m. For tickets or the full season schedule, visit austinspurs.com.