Victor Oladipo had 17 points and a career-high 14 rebounds and also hit the 3-pointer that put the Orlando Magic ahead for good in overtime to beat the visiting Dallas Mavericks, 110-104, on Friday night.
The Mavericks came back from an early 21-point deficit to lead by as many as 14 and broke a franchise record with 19 3-pointers, but they lost for the fifth time in six games.
“It’s a long game, and you’ve got outlast a team like this, and we were unable to do it,” Dallas Coach Rick Carlisle said. “Frankly, the group we have is not doing a good job finishing games.”
Deron Williams scored 25 points for Dallas, and Chandler Parsons added 24, and the two combined to make 11 of 16 3-pointers. Williams’s record-setter with 9.3 seconds left in overtime was Dallas’s only 3-pointer in more than 14 minutes.
Nik Vucevic led the Magic with 21…