Douglas Jones-US PRESSWIRE
The Orlando Magic won their season opener against the Denver Nuggets, 102-89. However, Orlando lost forward Hedo Turkoglu to a broken hand.
The Orlando Magic won their season opener against the Denver Nuggets, 102-89, Friday night. However, the news wasn't all good for Orlando. Magic forward Hedo Turkoglu left the game with a broken hand.
Turkoglu was injured at the 8:03 mark of the third quarter. On Orlando's previous possession, he led a Magic fast break and scored on a driving layup. It's unclear when he suffered the injury, and at this point, it is unknown when he might be able to return to action.
In the Magic's first regular-season game since trading Dwight Howard, Glen Davis led the way with a double-double. Davis scored 29 points on 13 of 25 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds. J.J. Redick came off the bench and contributed 21 points, six assists and four rebounds. He was 7 of 11 from the field and connected on 3 of 4 shots from behind the three-point arc.
The Magic shot 48 percent from the field, compared to just 38 percent by the Nuggets.