CHICAGO — Lauri Markkanen scored a season-high 32 points and the Chicago Bulls won for just the third time in 15 games, beating the Orlando Magic 90-80 on Friday night.

Markkanen was 12 for 20 from the field in his 10th game since missing the start of the season with a right elbow injury. The 7-footer also went 4 for 6 from beyond the arc.

Robin Lopez had 14 points for Chicago, and Justin Holiday had 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Orlando lost for the fifth time in its last seven games. Evan Fournier scored 24 points, and Nikola Vucevic had 19 points and 19 rebounds after missing a game for the birth of his son.

Markkanen hit the 30-point mark for the third time in his career. He shook off a slow start after taking just six shots in a 96-93 loss to Brooklyn on Wednesday.


 

HORNETS 98, PISTONS 86 — Marvin Williams poured in 24 points on a career-high seven 3-pointers, and host Charlotte beat Detroit. Williams, 32, finished 7-of-11 from 3-point range, and his 24 points were a season-high as the Hornets moved back ahead of the Pistons for sixth place in the Eastern Conference. Kemba Walker finished with 22 points on 9-of-17 shooting and hit two 3-pointers down the stretch to seal Charlotte's second straight win at home. Andre Drummond had 17 points and 16 rebounds for the Pistons, who shot 39 percent from the floor and scored their fewest points of the season.

 

HAWKS 114, KNICKS 107 — Kent Bazemore scored 22 points, John Collins had 17 points and 16 rebounds, and Atlanta Hawks rallied to beat host New York. The Hawks had seven players score in double figures in their second straight win. Trae Young had 15 points and 10 assists, and Kevin Huerter finished with 16 points. Emmanuel Mudiay scored 32 points, but the Knicks dropped their fourth consecutive game. Kevin Knox scored 17 of his 24 points in the first quarter. Mudiay's layup gave New York a 99-95 lead with 7:23 left, but Atlanta responded with a 9-0 run. Young capped the decisive stretch with a layup with 3:47 left. After Mudiay hit a jumper for the Knicks, Young converted a three-point play to extend the Hawks' lead to 107-101 with 3:04 remaining.