Magic's Fultz suffers torn left ACL; season over

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Orlando Magic guard Markelle Fultz suffered a season-ending torn left ACL in Wednesday night’s 105-94 home win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Magic announced.

Less than five minutes into the game, a driving Fultz was cut off by Cavs rookie Isaac Okoro, and Fultz’s left knee buckled without contact.

Fultz, the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA draft, writhed in pain on the floor for several minutes before he was helped into a wheelchair.

Fultz posted a tweet later Wednesday, writing in part, “God has a plan for me and I know that this adversity will only make me stronger in the end.”

“I believe in my brothers on this team and we have so much more to prove,” Fultz wrote in his tweet. “To all the fans. keep riding with us. I’m going to approach this recovery with all my heart and be the best teammate I can be to this organization. Faithful to the grind.”

Fultz signed a three-year, $50 million extension last month and was finally showing the promise that made him a No. 1 overall pick as he led the Magic to a quick start this season. He

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