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Brogdon's 3-pointer lifts Pacers past Magic 120-118 in OT

Malcolm Brogdon hit the decisive 3-pointer with 2.8 seconds left in overtime, lifting the Indiana Pacers to a 120-118 win over the Orlando Magic on Friday night.

Evan Fournier's 3-point attempt bounced off the rim at the buzzer for Orlando.

Brogdon led the Pacers with 23 points. Jeremy Lamb and Myles Turner each scored 22 points, and Domantas Sabonis contributed 18 points.

Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis (11) blocks a pass by Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon (00) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP PhotoAJ Mast)

Fournier scored 26 points for the Magic. Nikola Vucevic had 24 points and 12 rebounds.

The Magic went ahead 115-110 early in the overtime period. Brogdon appeared to tie it at 115 on a 3-pointer, but after a timeout, officials ruled he had stepped out of bounds.

Indiana made the stops it needed down the stretch. Fournier missed a 3-point attempt with the Magic clinging to a one-point lead, setting up Brogdon's big shot.

Indiana Pacers forward Doug McDermott, right, shoots as Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic (9) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP PhotoAJ Mast)

Sabonis converted from in close to tie the game at 108 with 10.7 seconds left in regulation, and the Magic turned the ball over, sending it to overtime.

The game was tight throughout. Indiana's 37-28 lead at the end of the first quarter was the biggest advantage for either team.

TIP-INS

Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner (33) shoots a free throw in front of Orlando Magic guard Terrence Ross (31) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. AP PhotoAJ Mast)

Magic: Michael Carter-Williams missed a ninth consecutive game with a left foot sprain.

Pacers: Turner returned after missing previous two games with right hand injury. ... Lamb played his second game since returning from a left ACL tear he suffered on Feb. 23, 2020.

UP NEXT

Indiana Pacers guard Jeremy Lamb (26) shoots a layup in front of Orlando Magic guard Evan Fournier (10) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP PhotoAJ Mast)

Magic: Host Charlotte on Sunday night and again on Monday night.

Pacers: Host Toronto on Sunday night in the opener of a back-to-back with the Raptors.

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Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner (33) hugs Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic (9) following a 120-109 win over the Magic in an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP PhotoAshley Landis)