ORLANDO, Fla. — Nikola Vucevic had 30 points and 20 rebounds and the Orlando Magic snapped a four-game losing streak with a 116-87 rout of the Toronto Raptors on Friday night.
D.J. Augustin had 17 points and six assists for Orlando, which had five players in double figures and a 60-41 rebounding advantage.
The Magic, who had lost five straight to Toronto, outscored the Raptors 51-16 over a 16-minute span of the middle periods and led by as many as 31 points late in the third quarter.
Kawhi Leonard scored 21 points for the Raptors, who shot 29.5 percent in the final game of a three-game trip. Serge Ibaka added 17 points and eight rebounds.
The Raptors (26-11) came into the game with the best record in the Eastern Conference, but fell percentage points behind Milwaukee with the loss.
After making eight of their first 12 shots, including a couple of 3-pointers by Fred VanVleet, the Raptors took a 19-9 lead. But Toronto made just 11 of its next 51 shots, until Leonard dunked late in the third quarter with Orlando leading 91-60.
PACERS 125, PISTONS 88: Domantas Sabonis got his league-leading 15th double-double as a reserve, Darren Collison scored 19 points and host Indiana beat Detroit. Sabonis had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and Thaddeus Young and Myles Turner each had 17 points. Bojan Bogdanovic and Doug McDermott each scored 12 points. The Pacers capped a slow opening quarter with a strong finish, leading Detroit 32-21 at the end of the period. Indiana worked with a double-digit lead for the rest of the game and led by 37 during the fourth quarter. The Pistons' two big men had quiet nights by their standards. Blake Griffin had 18 points and six rebounds, and Andre Drummond had 12 points and 12 rebounds.
HORNETS 100, NETS 87: Kemba Walker scored 29 points and made seven 3-pointers, Tony Parker had 17 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter and host Charlotte avenged a double-overtime loss to Brooklyn earlier this week. Jeremy Lamb added 19 points and Cody Zeller had 14 points and 10 rebounds as the Hornets improved to 13-7 at home. D'Angelo Russell scored 33 points on 13-of-24 shooting for the Nets, who lost for only the second time in the last 11 games. Aside from Parker, Charlotte's reserves were 3-of-21 from the field.
BULLS 101, WIZARDS 92: Zach LaVine scored 24 points, including 11 straight in the third quarter, as Chicago beat host Washington. Wendell Carter, Jr. had 17 points and 13 rebounds, and Lauri Markkanen added 14 points and 14 rebounds for the Bulls. Bradley Beal led the Wizards with 34 points. Chicago took a 72-70 lead on a 3-pointer by Justin Holiday with 1:52 left in the third quarter. LaVine, who was restricted to 30 minutes due to a recent ankle injury, scored the 11 straight points in a 2:45 stretch in the period. The outburst gave the Bulls a 99-91 lead with 33 seconds to play. Chicago scored 100 points for just the second time in 10 games.