Thursday November 12th, 2015

Nikola Vucevic has quietly been one of the Eastern Conference’s best big men in the past year, and the Magic fed him the ball accordingly, with the game on the line against the Lakers Wednesday night.

The 25-year-old center caught the ball on the left wing, turned around and drained a midrange jumper as time expired as the Magic beat the Lakers 101–99.

Vucevic finished with 18 points on 9-for-16 shooting and five rebounds. 

Orlando moves to 4–5, and Los Angeles drops to 1–7.

Jeremy Woo

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