Mitchell scores 34, Cavaliers lead Magic 107-96

CLEVELAND (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 34 points and Evan Mobley had 19 points and 13 rebounds to lift the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-96 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night.

Mitchell poured in 16 points in the first nine minutes, outscoring Orlando itself by one, and the Cavaliers never relinquished control. Cleveland eventually led by 20 in the win for the 10th time in 11 home games this season.

Darius Garland had 18 points and six assists and Kevin Love added 11 points and 10 rebounds off the bench for the Cavs. Love is back after missing six games with a broken thumb.

Rookie forward Paolo Banchero scored 22 points, Cole Anthony had 19 and Markelle Fultz added 10 points and six assists for the Magic, who lost their seventh straight and have an NBA-worst record at 5-18.

It was Anthony’s second game back after missing a month with a torn right oblique. Fultz made his season debut Wednesday against Atlanta after missing the first 21 games with a broken left finger.

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