(AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored a season-high 22 points to lift the Nets to a 104-96 win over the Orland Magic on Sunday.
Mason Plumlee added 12 points and 10 rebounds while Deron Williams and Kevin Garnett each had seven assists for Brooklyn (4-2).
Nikola Vucevic led the Magic with 27 points and 12 rebounds. Vucevic scored 17 of Orlando’s 25 points in the third quarter as the Magic trailed 81-77 entering the fourth quarter. Evan Fournier scored 19 points in the loss for Orlando.
Brooklyn owned the glass with a 45-31 rebounding advantage over Orlando (2-5).
Nets: Bogdanovic’s 22 points was the highest scoring total by a rookie this season. Joe Johnson eclipsed the 4,000-rebound mark with his second rebound the first quarter.
Magic: Victor Oladipo (facial fracture), Kyle O’Quinn (sprained left ankle) and Devyn Marble (strained rotator cuff) were sidelined for Orlando. Oladipo wore a clear mask to cover his face during pregame warm-ups. Oladipo worked on offensive pick-and-roll offensive plays on the court and then rode a stationary bike in the tunnel.
Nets: Brooklyn begins a three-game West Coast trip Wednesday against the Phoenix Suns.
Magic: Orlando is on the road Tuesday for a matchup against the Toronto Raptors.
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