Nikola Vucevic had 27 points and 20 rebounds to lead the Orlando Magic to a 101-91 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night.

Aaron Gordon added 22 points and eight rebounds for the Magic, who remained a game behind Miami in the chase for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot. Wes Iwundu helped Orlando overcome 38.8 percent shooting with a career-high 14 points and seven rebounds.

Trae Young led the Hawks with 20 points.

Atlanta Hawks' Taurean Prince (12) and Orlando Magic's Aaron Gordon (00) go after a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Atlanta Hawks’ Taurean Prince (12) and Orlando Magic’s Aaron Gordon (00) go after a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Vucevic scored Orlando’s first 13 points and sparked an early nine-point Magic lead.

When the Hawks called timeout with 6:51 left in the first quarter, Vucevic had made six of eight shots while every other starter in the game was 2 of 16 from the field.

The Hawks never caught up, but were down by only five in the closing minutes when Terrence Ross came up with a steal and fed D.J. Augustin for a short jumper.

Orlando Magic's Michael Carter-Williams, left, falls backward as Atlanta Hawks' Kent Bazemore (24) goes in for a shot during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Orlando Magic’s Michael Carter-Williams, left, falls backward as Atlanta Hawks’ Kent Bazemore (24) goes in for a shot during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

After averaging 123.1 points in their first 12 games after the All-Star break, the Hawks shot 42 percent and compiled their lowest scoring output since a 106-91 loss to the New York Knicks on Feb. 14.

TIP-INS

Hawks: F John Collins, coming off five straight games of 20-plus points and 10-plus rebounds, went to the bench with three fouls early in the second quarter and fouled out with 2:21 left in the game. … The Hawks missed their first 11 3-point attempts and finished 8 for 35.

Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young (11) reverses his direction after Orlando Magic's Michael Carter-Williams, left, blocked his path to the basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young (11) reverses his direction after Orlando Magic’s Michael Carter-Williams, left, blocked his path to the basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Magic: Michael Carter-Williams, signed to a 10-day contract Friday, got into the game in the first quarter and played 16 minutes, putting up five points and four rebounds. … F Jonathan Isaac went scoreless in 26 minutes. … The Magic are 3-0 against the Hawks this season and 57-58 all-time.

UP NEXT

Hawks: Host Houston on Tuesday night.

Orlando Magic's Michael Carter-Williams, center, goes to the basket for a shot between Atlanta Hawks' Jaylen Adams, left, and Kevin Huerter (3) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Orlando Magic’s Michael Carter-Williams, center, goes to the basket for a shot between Atlanta Hawks’ Jaylen Adams, left, and Kevin Huerter (3) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Magic: Host New Orleans on Wednesday night.

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Atlanta Hawks' Taurean Prince (12) drives to the basket against Orlando Magic's Jonathan Isaac during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Atlanta Hawks’ Taurean Prince (12) drives to the basket against Orlando Magic’s Jonathan Isaac during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Atlanta Hawks' Dewayne Dedmon (14) dunks the ball over Orlando Magic's Aaron Gordon (00) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Atlanta Hawks’ Dewayne Dedmon (14) dunks the ball over Orlando Magic’s Aaron Gordon (00) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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