The Detroit Pistons fell prey to the Orlando Magic on the road in their first game since the All-Star break, with Jaden Ivey and company suffering a 108-106 loss Thursday night. The game could have ended in a much more favorable way for the Pistons if only they were able to execute better in the clutch — or had Ivey successfully drained the two freebies he was given with under a minute left in regulation.

With the Magic up by three points, Jaden Ivey got a foul from Gary Harris that earned him a trip to the foul line, but the rookie missed both tries.

“It just came down to the last possession,” said Jaden Ivey after the loss to the Magic (h/t AP). “It could have been a different situation if I hit free throws, and I’ve just got to live with the consequences and learn from it.”

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Jaden Ivey, however, was still able to make big plays down the stretch, as he assisted on a basket by James Wiseman to cut the Magic’s lead down to a point. After the Magic brought their lead back up to three after two free-throw makes by Franz Wagner, Ivey drilled a 27-foot 3-pointer to tie the game up at 106-106. Wendell Carter Jr. made sure the Magic will have the last laugh when he scored a tip shot at the buzzer.

The loss to Orlando was just part of the growing pains of Jaden Ivey and the Pistons, who are looking forward to becoming a force in the league one day,

Ivey finished with 25 points on 9-for-13 shooting to go with four assists and two rebounds.