Fournier, Smith lead Magic past Nuggets, 116-110

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ORLANDO  — Evan Fournier and Jason Smith had stellar games last night verse the Denver Nuggets.

Fournier scored a season-high 30 points, Smith added 25 — and pulled off a dazzling sequence in the fourth quarter — and the Orlando Magic held off the Denver Nuggets 116-110 on Tuesday night.

Victor Oladipo scored 23 points and Aaron Gordon added 16 for the Magic. Brandon Jennings finished with a double-double off the bench, scoring 12 points and 11 assists.

“Shooting an open up shot, that was kind of our object, and tonight I was the open man.” Smith Said. “We know that we have to have consistent effort like that every night, and that will be a good opportunity for us to display that tomorrow night in Charlotte.” Smith said.

Jason Smith had 25 points and 13 rebounds for Orlando.

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The Magic’s attendance for Tuesday night was (16,988) as they hosted FanDuel, the web-based fantasy sports game, has pledged to donate $1 to the nonprofit Central Florida Commission on Homelessness for every Tweet using the hashtag #RethinkHomelessness during the Orlando Magic’s match-up verses the Denver Nuggets.

Orlando Magic community ambassadors Bo Outlaw (L) Magic fan (C) and Nick Anderson (R). Photo by FanDuel


Magic: Visit Charlotte on Wednesday.

Listen to the “Full Court Coverage Show” podcast with coach Richie Adubato and Barry Mestel for game previews and post game match-ups on Thursday.

Follow Mike Dixon on Twitter @FinsMike  for more coverage and analysis.




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