Knicks, Magic combine for lowest-scoring quarter in NBA history
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Orlando Magic and New York Knicks set an NBA record for fewest points in a quarter.
The teams combined for 15 points in the second quarter Saturday night. The previous record was 18, accomplished three times. It was done most recently by Utah and Detroit on March 13, 2005.
The Knicks scored eight points, shooting 3 for 20 from the field with a pair of turnovers. The Magic had seven points and were 3 for 19 from the field, with seven turnovers. Orlando went the better part of 10 minutes in the second quarter with just one field goal and a free throw before getting two late baskets by Victor Oladipo.
The seven points scored by Orlando in the period tied a team record for fewest points in a quarter. It also set a Magic record for fewest points in a second quarter.