Nikola Vucevic had 24 points and 12 rebounds, Evan Fournier added 16 points and the Orlando Magic beat the Brooklyn Nets 102-89 on Saturday night.
Aaron Gordon added 15 points for Orlando, which won its second straight. Jonathan Isaac had 10 points and 12 rebounds, and D.J. Augustin added 12 points and eight assists.
D'Angelo Russell had 23 points for Brooklyn, which has lost three of four. Shabazz Napier had 15 points and Ed Davis was the only other Net in double figures with 11.
Vucevic scored 12 points in the fourth quarter when Orlando found some rhythm offensively. The Magic took a 78-70 lead into the final period and stretched it to 89-79 after Vucevic final got free inside for six straight points and that was enough against an offensively challenged Brooklyn team.
The Nets shot 7 for 24 (29 percent) in the fourth quarter, continuing a game-long shooting slump that stretched from missed layups on drives to the basket to the 3-point arc, where they were 10 of 38 (26.3 percent). >> Read more
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The Nets face the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday at Barclays Center at 7:30 p.m.