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Orlando 135, Atlanta 126
When: 7:00 PM ET, Monday, February 10, 2020
Where: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida
Officials: #32 Marat Kogut, #41 Ken Mauer, #53 John Butler
Attendance: 17076

Aaron Gordon scored 26 points to lead four Orlando players with 20-plus points, and the Magic earned a 135-126 win over the visiting Atlanta Hawks on Monday to snap their three-game losing streak.

Gordon shot 10-for-20 from the floor and added nine rebounds and four assists as the Magic beat the Hawks for the first time in three meetings this season. Orlando posted just its second victory in 10 games overall.

Nikola Vucevic added 24 points, making 10 of 15 shots, and had nine rebounds and nine assists for the Magic. Evan Fournier scored 22 points, and Terrence Ross came off the bench to score 21.

The Magic had a great night from the perimeter. They shot 18-for-38 (47.4 percent) on 3-point attempts, with Ross hitting five and Vucevic nailing four.

Atlanta got 29 points and nine assists from Trae Young. John Collins added 22 points and eight rebounds but his streak of seven consecutive double-doubles ended. Dewayne Dedmon had 14 points, nine rebounds and two blocks.

The first half was close throughout, with neither side leading by more than seven points. There were 13 lead changes and five ties before Atlanta took a 61-56 halftime advantage.

Orlando grabbed a seven-point lead when Fournier drove for a layup with 4:06 to go in the third quarter. However, Atlanta came back to tie the score at 87-87 on Dedmon's three-point play, then took the lead on the next possession when Cam Reddish made a 3-pointer.

Atlanta led 96-93 at the end of three quarters, but Orlando produced the last four points of the period.

The Magic outscored the Hawks 13-5 to start the fourth quarter and took a 106-101 lead on three consecutive dunks, the last two by James Ennis III in his first game with the team since being acquired in a deadline trade with the Philadelphia 76ers. Atlanta got within one point four times but could never regain the lead.

Both teams play again on Wednesday. Atlanta travels to Cleveland to face the Cavaliers, while Orlando hosts the Detroit Pistons. It will be the final game for each team before the All-Star break.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
 
Atlanta   Orlando
Trae Young 29 Scoring Aaron Gordon 26
Jeff Teague 11 Assists Nikola Vucevic 9
Dewayne Dedmon 9 Rebounds Aaron Gordon 9
Trae Young 12 Free Throws Made Michael Carter-Williams 5
Damian Jones 2 Steals Markelle Fultz 3
Dewayne Dedmon 2 Blocks Mo Bamba 1
Team Stats Summary
 
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Atlanta 126 53.4 16-37 16-17 33 31 5 5 12
Orlando 135 52.6 18-38 17-22 33 45 5 9 11
Upcoming Games
  • Orlando will play their next game at home against Detroit. The Magic have a W/L % of .409 after a win and .438 after a loss.
  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against Cleveland. The Hawks have a W/L % of .133 after a win and .325 after a loss.