‘For the first time, Mo Bamba, the player was in fashion and not the song’: NBA Twitter goes crazy after Magic center loses 28 points with 7 3-pointers in halftime against Philly
Mo Bamba is coming off a career-best performance in the Magic’s loss to the Sixers, dropping 28 of his 32 points in 1st half himself.
The battle between the Orlando Magic and the Philadelphia 76ers was as exciting as it gets. A well-contested fight that saw 15 lead changes and 5 ties, ended with Philly taking a huge 123-110 win, courtesy of Joel Embiid. historical performance. The Cameroonian big man went ballistic on Wednesday night, dropping 50 points, grabbing 10 rebounds and blocking 3 shots in just 27 minutes of action.
With JoJo on social media, people tend to forget, Mo Bamba himself spent an unforgettable night. The center managed to score 28 of his 32 points in the first half while knocking down all of his 7 3-pointers in the first two periods. Mo was not even 7 years old the last time such a 28-point half was recorded by a Magic player.
Additionally, Mo Bamba is the first Orlando Magic player to go 28+ in the first half of a game since Tracy McGrady in March 2004. @KevinOConnorNBA how do we feel? #MagicTogether https://t.co/W6gTkqyQLb
— Elias Sports Office (@EliasSports) January 20, 2022
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NBA Twitter erupts as Mo Bamba hosts career night in Philadelphia
Before the game could even end, NBA Twitter was already exploding with reactions.
you want to hear mo bamba? pic.twitter.com/4Ledj8mlHj
—Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic) January 16, 2022
Mo Bamba and Embiid go at it like they’re Hakeem and David Robinson, hell is going on.
— Ahmed/The Lakers are over/DAWN FM AOTY 🇸🇴 (@big_business_) January 20, 2022
Mo Bamba after dropping my 7 triples in the first half 🤯 pic.twitter.com/Vic51QNq2u
— NBA Memes (@NBAMemes) January 20, 2022
BILL RUSSELL CAN’T SHOOT THREE LIKE MO BAMBA https://t.co/8cFsBEHOfS pic.twitter.com/K67XwFu2pa
— Kevin O’Connor (@KevinOConnorNBA) January 20, 2022
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Bamba hasn’t developed the talent Orlando envisioned of him when they drafted him as the 6th pick a few years ago. However, the Magic organization and optimistic fans are hoping this could be the moment his breakout occurs.