Cavaliers beat Magic 107-101, lose Mobley to sprained ankle

CLEVELAND, OHIO - MARCH 28: Isaac Okoro #35 of the Cleveland Cavaliers tries to make a steal from Cole Anthony #50 and R.J. Hampton #13 of the Orlando Magic during the third quarter at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse on March 28, 2022 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Darius Garland had 25 points and 12 assists, leading Cleveland to a 107-101 victory over the Orlando Magic in a game in which the Cavaliers lost rookie big man Evan Mobley to a sprained left ankle.

Mobley, the No. 3 overall pick, landed on the foot of Franz Wagner under the basket. He limped to the locker room and did not return.

Lauri Markkanen scored 20 points, Kevin Love had 19 points and seven rebounds, and Isaac Okoro added 11 points for the Cavaliers.

Magic power forward Wendell Carter Jr. had 15 points, 12 rebounds and six assists, Ignas Brazdeikis scored 13 points and Wagner had 10 points and six assists.