Nik Vucevic hit an 18-footer at the buzzer and the Orlando Magic beat the Atlanta Hawks 96-94 on Sunday
Orlando, Fla. (AP) -- Nik Vucevic hit an 18-footer at the buzzer and the Orlando Magic beat the Atlanta Hawks 96-94 on Sunday.
Elfrid Payton, who set up Vucevic's winning shot with an inbounds pass, scored or assisted the Magic's final six baskets as they won for only the third time in 18 games in 2016.
The Magic had gone scoreless since Payton's jump shot with 3:41 left, squandering a 94-86 lead.
Vucevic led Orlando with 22 points and nine rebounds and Evan Fournier, starting in place of the injured Tobias Harris, added 21 points. Payton had 12 points and 12 assists.
Jeff Teague scored 24 for the Hawks, who had won three straight and had beaten Orlando in 17 of their 20 preceding meetings. Kent Bazemore finished with 23 points and eight rebounds for Atlanta.