ORLANDO, Fla. — Evan Fournier scored an efficient 25 points and the Orlando Magic handed the San Antonio Spurs their first loss, 114-87 on Friday night.

Fournier made 10 of 12 shots, including all four of his 3-point tries.

It was the third straight win for the Magic, who got 17 points from Jonathon Simmons, 16 from Aaron Gordon and 15 from Nikolai Vucevic. Orlando shot 57.1 percent while limiting the Spurs to 33.7 percent.

San Antonio lost for the first time in five games, and it wasn’t close. Orlando led by 14 after the first quarter, 27 points at halftime and by 36 points during the second half.

LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points and 11 rebounds for San Antonio. Patty Mills added 12 points, and Pau Gasol scored 12 points with 11 rebounds.

The Magic pushed the pace the whole game, and especially in the first half. The quick tempo led to wide-open looks all over the floor. Orlando scored half its points in the paint and hit 6 of 12 3-pointers en route to 61-34 halftime lead.

ROCKETS 109, HORNETS 93: James Harden had 27 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, and Houston made 22 of 57 3-point attempts to win at Charlotte.

The Rockets nearly broke their own NBA regular season records of 24 3-pointers made and 61 3-pointers attempted set last December.

Eric Gordon and Ryan Anderson led the 3-point barrage. Gordon was 6 of 16 from beyond the arc and had 26 points, while Anderson was 6 of 15 and finished with 21 points.

NUGGETS 105, HAWKS 100: Nikola Jokic recorded a double-double with 18 points and 15 rebounds, Will Barton and Gary Harris each scored 18 points and Denver won at Atlanta.

Emmanuel Mudiay had 16 points for Denver. It was the Nuggets’ first win in Atlanta in six years.

KNICKS 107, NETS 86: Kristaps Porzingis had 30 points and nine rebounds, and host New York beat Brooklyn for its first victory of the season.

Rookie guard Frank Ntilikina also broke the ice with his first NBA points and finished with nine as the Knicks became the last team in the league to get a win this season.


NETS: Billionaire Joseph Tsai has agreed to purchase a 49 percent stake of the team from Mikhail Prokhorov, with the option to become controlling owner in four years, a source said.

The franchise is being valued at $2.3 billion under terms of the agreement, the source said. The sale would need approval by the NBA’s Board of Governors.