ATLANTA (AP) – Star player Nikola Vucevic scored 19 points and collected 12 rebounds, leading the Orlando Magic to a 124-108 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night.
Despite arriving in Atlanta around 2:40 am after a 20-point win in Milwaukee, the leader is, Orlando seemed to be by far the most recent team by recording his third consecutive victory, matching his best season streak. .
The Magic began moving away late in the first half of the season, scoring an 11-2 lead that sent the team on the track to the locker room with a 63-48 lead, his biggest match at that time. point. D.J. Augustin finished the race running the full length of the court after two free throws in Atlanta for a goal 1.2 seconds from the end.
Trae Young, of Atlanta, shot a desperate shot just inside the sideline, but he cleared the ball after the ring. Officials took a quick look at the replay before deciding not to have a basket. It summed up the night for the Hawks, who lost their third consecutive game at State Farm Arena.
After a break at halftime, Orlando scored 12 of the first 14 points and doubled the gap with 26 points in the third quarter. The Magic led 98-74 at the end of the period, sending a lot of fans to the outings.
Vucevic, who will make his first appearance at the all-star game next weekend, led seven-digit Orlando players. Jonathan Isaac and Evan Fournier each had 17 points.
Isaac also had five blocks – three in one possession in Atlanta.
Alex Len led the Hawks with 16 points, despite four fouls in the first period.
Magic: It was the first time in nearly five years that Orlando was winning road games twice in a row. The last one was produced on April 3 and 4, 2014, when the Magic beat Minnesota 97-90 and Milwaukee 97-84. … Eight players connected beyond the 3-point arc, led by Isaac's performance on 3 out of 7. … Augustin had 10 assists to go with 14 points.
falcons: The starting area had a difficult night. John Collins led the way with 15 points on 5 shots out of 12, while Taurean Prince had eight points and Dewayne Dedmon had only five. … Atlanta was surpassed 49-33.
Magic: Travel to New Orleans to face pelicans on Tuesday night.
falcons: Continue a seven-game family match Tuesday against LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers.