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Scott scores 18 in Wizards' 130-103 win over Magic

Washington Wizards forward Mike Scott (30) drives past Orlando Magic forward Marreese Speights (5) for a shot during the second half of an NBA basketb...
Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) shoots over Orlando Magic center Bismack Biyombo (11) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Satur...
Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) passes the ball past Orlando Magic center Bismack Biyombo, top, during the second half of an NBA basketball ...
Washington Wizards guard Jodie Meeks (20) shoots as Orlando Magic forward Wesley Iwundu (25) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game ...
Washington Wizards forward Mike Scott (30) drives to the basket past Orlando Magic forward Marreese Speights (5) during the second half of an NBA bask...
Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr., left, blocks a shot by Orlando Magic forward Wesley Iwundu during the first half of an NBA basketball game...
Orlando Magic forward Adreian Payne (33) loses the ball as Washington Wizards center Ian Mahinmi (28), from France, defends during the first half of a...
Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac (1) dunks in front of Washington Wizards center Ian Mahinmi (28), from France, during the first half of an NBA ba...
Washington Wizards forward Mike Scott, left, and center Ian Mahinmi, right, from France, combine to defend Orlando Magic guard Elfrid Payton during th...
Washington Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr., left, competes for a loose ball with Orlando Magic guard Mario Hezonja, from Croatia, during the first hal...
Orlando Magic guard D.J. Augustin, left, drives past Washington Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr., during the first half of an NBA basketball game Satur...

Washington Wizards forward Mike Scott (30) drives past Orlando Magic forward Marreese Speights (5) for a shot during the second half of an NBA basketb...

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) shoots over Orlando Magic center Bismack Biyombo (11) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Satur...

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) passes the ball past Orlando Magic center Bismack Biyombo, top, during the second half of an NBA basketball ...

Washington Wizards guard Jodie Meeks (20) shoots as Orlando Magic forward Wesley Iwundu (25) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game ...

Washington Wizards forward Mike Scott (30) drives to the basket past Orlando Magic forward Marreese Speights (5) during the second half of an NBA bask...

Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr., left, blocks a shot by Orlando Magic forward Wesley Iwundu during the first half of an NBA basketball game...

Orlando Magic forward Adreian Payne (33) loses the ball as Washington Wizards center Ian Mahinmi (28), from France, defends during the first half of a...

Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac (1) dunks in front of Washington Wizards center Ian Mahinmi (28), from France, during the first half of an NBA ba...

Washington Wizards forward Mike Scott, left, and center Ian Mahinmi, right, from France, combine to defend Orlando Magic guard Elfrid Payton during th...

Washington Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr., left, competes for a loose ball with Orlando Magic guard Mario Hezonja, from Croatia, during the first hal...

Orlando Magic guard D.J. Augustin, left, drives past Washington Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr., during the first half of an NBA basketball game Satur...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Scott scored 18 points, Otto Porter Jr. and Bradley Beal each had 17, and the Washington Wizards beat Orlando 130-103 on Saturday night to hand the injury-ravaged Magic their eighth straight defeat.

Washington, which scored its most points this season, rebounded from a 35-point loss at Brooklyn on Friday night. The Wizards had seven players in double figures.

Markieff Morris and Kelly Oubre scored 16 apiece. John Wall had 10 points and 13 assists.

Orlando, which has lost 19 of 22, was led by Elfrid Payton's career-high 30 points.

Magic center Nikola Vucevic broke his left index finger with about seven minutes remaining in the first quarter and will be out indefinitely. Vucevic joins three of Orlando's opening-night starters on the sidelines with injuries. Evan Fournier, Aaron Gordon and Terrence Ross are also hurt.

Washington took the lead late in the first quarter and was up 37-29 after the first quarter and 72-48 at halftime.

TIP-INS

Magic: Fournier (ankle) sat out his eighth straight game. Gordon (calf) missed his fourth in a row, and F Jonathan Isaac (ankle) was out for a second consecutive game. Orlando coach Frank Vogel wouldn't guess how long they'll be out. "We've got two days until the next game," Vogel said. "There's a chance they're all back. There's a chance none of them are back." . Ross hasn't played since injuring a knee Nov. 29. . The Magic briefly led in the first quarter. They hadn't led in their previous 15 quarters.

Wizards: Coach Scott Brooks said Wall, who missed nine games with a left knee injury and played just 16 minutes Friday night, won't be on a minutes restriction soon. By the time Washington plays its next set of back-to-back games (Jan. 5-6), Brooks won't have to worry about Wall's minutes, he said. . Wall and Morris were assessed technical fouls in the first five minutes.

UP NEXT

Magic: At the Miami Heat on Tuesday

Wizards: At the Boston Celtics on Monday. Washington plays on Christmas, New Year's Eve and Easter in the regular season for the first time.

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Updated : 2020-12-04 23:16 GMT+08:00