Advertisement

Magic rout Raptors 116-87

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.

READ MORE: Embiid, Simmons lead Philadelphia 76ers over short-handed Raptors

Read next: Hospice patient thought dead ‘gasped for air’ in body bag at Iowa funeral home

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 per cent in the final game of a three-game trip. Serge Ibaka added 17 points and eight rebounds.

Story continues below advertisement

The Raptors (26-11) came into the game with the best record in the Eastern Conference, but fell behind Milwaukee with the loss.

Vucevic scored 12 points during a 21-6 run late in the first half that helped the Magic to a nine-point lead.

READ MORE: Leonard scores 37 to lead Toronto Raptors to 126-110 victory against Cavaliers

Read next: Parents abandon their ticketless baby at Israeli airport check-in

Augustin scored six straight points during a third-quarter run that pushed Orlando’s lead to 68-51.

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.

Advertisement

Sponsored content