The Orlando Magic fell 87-81 to the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, dropping their record to 7-11. Orlando was coming off a 102-94 win over Golden State on Monday. The Magic are fourth in the Southeast Division, a half game behind third-place Charlotte, who also lost on Wednesday night.
In other NBA action over the last few days, the Los Angeles Clippers edged Utah, 105-104, on Monday; Oklahoma City picked up a 117-111 road win over Brooklyn Tuesday; Houston topped the struggling Lakers, 107-105, on Tuesday; and the New York Knicks beat Charlotte at the buzzer Wednesday, 100-98.
The Heat return to action Thursday night when they host the Knicks in a battle of first-place teams. The Magic face Sacramento on Friday.