Vucevic records double-double in Magic preseason victory over Pelicans
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Nik Vucevic scored 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and the Orlando Magic beat the New Orleans Pelicans 110-107 in overtime on Wednesday night.
Anthony Davis had 33 points and 16 rebounds for New Orleans. Nate Robinson had 18 points.
MAGIC: Rookie Mario Hezonja scored 19 points and Tobias Harris had 18 and eight rebounds. …Vucevic fouled out in overtime. … C.J. Watson was the only point guard available against the Pelicans. Elfrid Payton (hamstring) and Shabazz Napier (calf) were out. … Hezonja hit his first four shots, three of them 3-pointers.
PELICANS: Davis hit two free throws with 12 seconds left in regulation to tie the score at 101 and send it to OT. … Ryan Anderson scored 11 points before fouling out. PG Tyreke Evans had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Tuesday. He’s expected to be out 6-8 weeks. … C Omer Asik sat out the game with a calf injury.
UP NEXT: New Orleans hosts Miami Friday. Memphis visits Orlando Friday.
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