WASHINGTON (AP) Bojan Bogdanovic scored 15 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter and made a career-high eight 3-pointers as the Washington Wizards came back from 17 down to defeat the Orlando Magic 115-114 on Sunday.
Otto Porter scored 11 points, and more importantly spotted Bogdanovic in the corner for his final 3 to give the Wizards the lead for good with 48.6 seconds left.
Terrence Ross scored 20 points to lead seven players in double figures for the Magic.
In his sixth game since joining Washington from Brooklyn in a trade last month, Bogdanovic hit five 3s in the final quarter. He finished 8 for 10 from beyond the arc, including 5 for 6 in the fourth.
Washington led for the first time in the second half when Wall converted a three-point play to make it 97-96, beginning a dramatic final six minutes.
Out of a timeout, Bogdanovic hit his fourth 3 of the fourth period from the top the arc to make it 112-111 off Wall’s kick-out.
Evan Fournier drove baseline, drew a foul and converted a three-point play to put Orlando back on top by two, before Bogdanovic put the Wizards ahead again 11 seconds later.
Gordon missed a jumper with 30 seconds left and a contested floater at the buzzer that would’ve won it for the Magic.
Magic: Shot 14 of 35 from 3-point range. . Surpassed their season average of 8.4 3-pointers a game by halftime, hitting 10 of their first 20 attempts. . Biyombo’s performance came in his first start since Jan. 8, while Nikola Vucevic sat out with a sore right Achilles.
Wizards: Only led once before halftime, 17-15, on Beal’s step-back jumper. After that, he exited the game for several minutes with a mild left ankle sprain. . Marcin Gortat picked up his second personal foul with 6:46 to play in the first quarter.
COAST TO COAST
With only 21 games left on their schedule, the Wizards depart for the first of two five-game road trips that include West Coast stops. Their second one begins on March 25, just 12 days after the first one ends. Washington is 11-15 away from home.
Magic: Close a back-to-back set at home against the New York Knicks on Monday.
Wizards: Begin their road trip at Phoenix on Tuesday.