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Bogdanovic leads Nets over Magic

Nov 10, 2014 - 2:08 AM Brooklyn, NY ( - Rookie Bojan Bogdanovic scored an NBA career-high 22 points and the Brooklyn Nets pulled away for a 104-96 win over the Orlando Magic on Sunday.

Deron Williams added 18 points and seven assists and Joe Johnson scored 13 for the Nets, who held the Magic to just 19 points in the fourth to finish off a winning homestand.

Nikola Vucevic led all players with 27 points and 12 rebounds but the Magic had a two-game winning streak snapped. Evan Fournier added 19 points in the loss and Channing Frye scored 13.

"We didn't help ourselves in our discipline and execution on both ends of the floor," Magic coach Jacque Vaughn said.

Vucevic scored 17 of his points in the third quarter but Bogdanovic countered with 11 for Brooklyn, including seven during a 14-4 run that gave the Nets an eight-point lead midway through the frame.

Brooklyn took an 81-77 lead into the fourth and held the Magic to 6-for-16 shooting over the last 12 minutes.

The game was tied with 5:55 remaining when Nets coach Lionel Hollins subbed in Bogdanovic, Johnson and Kevin Garnett for Mirza Teletovic, Jarrett Jack and Mason Plumlee.

Bogdanovic knocked down one of his two 3-pointers during a 9-0 run that put the game away for Brooklyn.

"We had a lot more intensity and quickness," Hollins said of his team after the substitutions. "We matched up better with them."

Bogdanovic was 9-of-12 from the floor and grabbed six rebounds. Brook Lopez and Plumlee scored 12 points each for the Nets.

Johnson scored 10 points in the first quarter and the Nets took a 24-23 lead into the second. Frye had 10 of his 12 points in the second quarter to help the Magic carry a 52-50 edge into halftime.

Game Notes

Tobias Harris and Luke Ridnour scored 11 points apiece for Orlando ... The Nets went 3-1 on a homestand. They will start a three-game road trip on Wednesday in Phoenix ... The Magic continue a three-game road trip on Tuesday in Toronto.