Anthony (ribs) totaled 13 points (5-14 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 1-2 FT), seven assists and a rebound across 26 minutes off the bench Wednesday in the Magic's 131-116 loss to the Wizards.

The rookie was back in action for the first time in nearly two months after contending with fractured ribs, and he turned in a relatively encouraging stat line, considering his lengthy layoff. The Magic eased Anthony back into the mix with a fairly healthy workload off the bench, but once he gets fully ramped up, he'll likely unseat Michael Carter-Williams as the team's starting point guard. Before getting hurt, Anthony was averaging 12.1 points, 4.2 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.4 three-pointers in 29.0 minutes per game over 17 starts since Markelle Fultz (knee) sustained a season-ending ACL tear.

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