ong> - Aaron Gordon scored 22 points and Nikola Vucevic added 19 to help the balanced Orlando Magic beat the Phoenix Suns 128-112 on Friday night.
Terrence Ross and reserve Jonathon Simmons scored 17 points apiece and Evan Fournier had 14 for the Magic. They have won two straight to reach 8-5, their best start in five seasons.
TJ Warren had 20 points and rookie forward Josh Jackson had a career-high 18 points for the Suns. They have lost five straight to drop to 4-9.
Suns scoring leader Devin Booker, covered most of the game by Ross, scored nine points on 3-of-10 shooting, tying a season low in scoring. He was averaging 22.3 points.
Alex Len had 21 points and 13 rebounds, and Michael James scored 18 points for Phoenix.
Gordon made a 3-pointer and a 17-footer and Fournier hit two free throws to give the Magic an 82-67 lead with 7 1/2 minutes remaining in the third period.
Jackson had 14 points in the second quarter, and he had back-to-back layups as the Suns used a 16-5 run to take their biggest lead, 56-50 with 3 1/2 minutes left in the first half.
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