Shooting guard Shabazz Muhammad has agreed to sign with the Milwaukee Bucks upon clearing waivers, league sources told ESPN.
Milwaukee has waived guard Sean Kilpatrick to make room for the eventual signing of Muhammad, the sources said.
Aaron Gordon had 27 points and 13 rebounds to help Orlando end a seven-game losing streak. Nikola Vucevic added 22 points and 12 rebounds, and D.J. Augustin had 20 points and nine assists for the Magic, who rallied from a seven-point deficit in the final five minutes of regulation.
“Everybody played great defensively all night long,” said Gordon, who limited Pistons star Blake Griffin to 5-of-14 shooting and just 12 points. “That was one of the few times that we listened to a game plan. It’s good when it comes together and everybody’s on the same page. You come out with a win.”
Evan Fournier scored 17 points, including the first six in overtime when Orlando finally took control.
LeBron James was asked after the game if Smith’s absence had any emotional toll on the Cavs in the loss, and he replied, simply, “No.”
Lue said Smith would return to practice Friday and would be back in the starting lineup for Saturday’s home game against the Denver Nuggets.
Smith, 32, is averaging 8.3 points in 59 games (56 starts) this season.
“I thought we played with force. I thought we executed well. But that was Cheap Jonathan Toews Jerseys just one of those nights where you had great, great shot-making,” Boston Cheap Kyrie Irving Jerseys coach Brad Stevens said.
The Celtics made 54 of 87 shots (62.1 percent), their best shooting performance since hitting 60 percent against Orlando on Nov. 11, 2013.
Kyrie Irving led Boston with 34 points, making 13 of 18 shots overall and going 4-for-6 from 3-point range in the first three quarters. He and the rest of Boston’s starters let the Celtics’ reserves take it from there.