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Magic earn first preseason win over Pacers

Associated Press

10/19/2012 9:54:55 PM

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Glen Davis scored 22 points and Jameer Nelson had 15 points and seven assists to help the Orlando Magic to a 112-96 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.

Reserves Andrew Nicholson and E'Twaun Moore had 13 points apiece as the Magic won for the first time in five exhibition games under rookie coach Jacque Vaughn. JJ Redick added 12 points and eight assists.

Reserve Tyler Hansbrough led Indiana with 23 points in 20 minutes. Indiana got 14 points from David West and 13 points each from Paul George and Gerald Green.

Orlando controlled the entire second half, leading by as many as 19 points and shooting 54.9 per cent from the field. Indiana shot only 40.4 per cent, going 2 of 19 from 3-point range.

Despite Hansbrough's big night, the Magic reserves outscored Indiana's bench 51-46. DeQuan Jones came off the bench to score 10 points for Orlando, and 13 of the 15 Magic players got at least one field goal.

Roy Hibbert had 10 points for Indiana, all in the first quarter and his backup, Jeff Pendergraph, also had 10 points.