Trae Younger scored 41 factors, then fed Dejounte Murray for a go-ahead 3-pointer with 31 seconds left to offer the Atlanta Hawks a 120-119 victory over the Orlando Magic on Thursday evening in a regular-season recreation in Mexico Metropolis.
Younger had 33 factors within the first half for Atlanta (4-3), which performed for the primary time south of the border. Jalen Johnson had 19 factors, Murray added 16 and Bogdan Bogdanovic completed with 15.
Jalen Suggs scored 21 factors and Paolo Banchero had 17, however missed a 3-pointer with 7.9 seconds remaining on Orlando’s remaining possession.
The Magic pulled forward 111-100 after rookie Anthony Black hit a 3-pointer from the fitting nook, however the Hawks had a 14-2 run sealed with Johnson’s driving layup to take a 114-113 lead with 4:04 left to play.
The groups exchanged leads and Franz Wagner scored on a hook to place Orlando forward 119-117 with 43 seconds left to play.
Trae Younger assists Dejounte Murray
Younger drove towards the basket and fired a move out to Murray behind the arc for the ultimate factors.
The Hawks constructed an 18-7 lead early within the recreation after a 3 by Younger, however the Magic rallied to tie it at 34 after the primary 12 minutes.
The Hawks led 73-69 on the half, with Younger taking pictures 9 for 14 from the sphere and 11 for 11 from the free throw line.
However the Atlanta guard cooled off within the third scoring, going simply 1 for six, and Orlando closed the quarter on an 11-5 run to take a 98-93 lead into the fourth interval.
Hawks: Host the Miami Warmth on Saturday evening after a three-game street journey.
Magic: Host the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday.