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Magic survive Donovan Mitchell's 50-point game, force Game 7







ORLANDO, Fla. -- Paolo Banchero and the rapidly maturing Orlando Magic are growing up fast in the NBA playoffs.

The 21-year-old All-Star forward scored 10 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter Friday night, helping one of the NBA's youngest teams overcome Donovan Mitchell's 50 points and hold off the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-96 to force a decisive Game 7 in their first-round playoff series.

Three nights after scoring a career postseason-best 39 on 14-of-24 shooting in a one-point road loss that left the Magic on the brink of elimination, Banchero put his team on his back and carried them to their biggest win in years.