LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nik Vucevic hit a fallaway 18-footer at the buzzer to lift the Orlando Magic to a 101-99 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night.
Shabazz Napier led Orlando with 22 points, Vucevic had 18 and Evan Fournier added 16 for the Magic, who got 65 points from their bench.READ MORE: Police Search For Driver Who Killed Bicyclist In North Hills
Los Angeles, playing without Kobe Bryant for the second straight game, put six players in double figures, led by Roy Hibbert with 15 points. Rookie D’Angelo Russell added 14 and Larry Nance Jr. and Lou Williams had 13 apiece.READ MORE: LA Teachers Union Votes To Reject State's Plan To Return To In-Person Learning
Neither team could break away in the fourth quarter until the Magic scored seven straight points to take a 99-94 lead with 2:17 left, the largest lead of the second half for either team.
The Lakers scored five straight points with Williams hitting three free throws and Julius Randle adding a driving layup to tie the game at 99 with 1:18 to play.MORE NEWS: 'Asians With Attitude' Movement Shows Solidarity With Asian-American Community In Rowland Heights
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