Gordon helps Magic get past Pistons in OT

Aaron Gordon had 25 points, nine rebounds and nine assists, and Nikola Vucevic hit the go-ahead shot in overtime as the Orlando Magic held off the visiting Detroit Pistons 116-112 on Wednesday.Markelle Fultz supplied 22 points and 10 assists, while Vucevic contributed 19 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists. Evan Fournier added 19 points for the Magic.Christian Wood led the Pistons with 26 points and 12 rebounds. Thon Maker had a season-high 18 points, Markieff Morris scored 14, Reggie Jackson added 12 and Langston Galloway chipped in 11 for the Pistons, who have lost four straight.Fultz made a jumper with 2:22 left in overtime to give his team a 112-110 edge. A putback dunk by Wood tied it at the 1:25 mark.Vucevic made a layup with 40.8 seconds left to put Orlando back in front. Derrick Rose then turned the ball over, and Fournier was fouled with 13.4 seconds left. He made one of two free throws. Galloway missed a 3-point try that could have tied the game, and Fultz added another free throw with 1.8 seconds left for the final margin.The Pistons led 11-4 in the early going but Orlando finished the quarter with a 28-9 run to take a 32-20 lead. Fournier hit a pair of 3-pointers midway through the second quarter as Orlando extended its lead to 22 at 47-25.Wood and Morris then sparked a comeback, as the Pistons whittled the Magic’s lead to 59-55 by halftime.

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