He'd missed the past three games for the Orlando Magic with a bone bruise in his right knee. On Wednesday night, Nikola Vucevic made his return in a big way.
The Magic beat the Lakers 101-99 thanks to a pretty turnaround jumper from Vucevic:
The big man finished with 18 points, five rebounds and two assists off the bench for Orlando. The Magic's starting backcourt had a rough night; Victor Oladipo left the game early with concussion-like symptoms, and Elfrid Payton managed just two points on 1-for-13 shooting, although he did add 10 rebounds and eight assists.
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It might not have been pretty until the end, but a win's a win.