Vucevic leads Magic to 85-74 win over Nuggets

- Nikola Vucevic had 18 points and 13 rebounds, Evan Fournier hit a big 3-pointer late and the Orlando Magic beat the Denver Nuggets 85-74 on Tuesday night.

Elfrid Payton finished with 18 points as the Magic snapped a five-game skid against the Nuggets.

With the Magic up by two with 2:38 remaining, Fournier knocked down a 3-pointer to give them some breathing room. Orlando has made a 3-pointer in 677 straight games dating to 2007, a streak that was in jeopardy until Fournier's shot. The team finished 1 for 16 from 3-point range.

Reserve Will Barton scored 23 points for the Nuggets, who fell to 0-11 this season when scoring less than 100 points. Kenneth Faried had a rough shooting night, finishing 2 of 12 for seven points.

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