Magic limit Luka Doncic to 24 points, beat Mavericks 94-87

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Orlando Magic center Bol Bol (10) blocks a shot by Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Franz Wagner scored 22 points and the Orlando Magic held Luka Doncic under 30 points for the first time this season in a 94-87 win over the Dallas Mavericks.

Doncic, the NBA’s leading scorer, finished with 24 points after scoring 30 or more in each of the Mavericks’ first nine games.

Doncic was cold from the floor

He shot 9 for 29 from the floor and 2 for 11 from 3-point range. Spencer Dinwiddle scored 29 points for the Mavericks, who were outrebounded 49-29.

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The Magic played for the first time without rookie Paolo Banchero, who sprained his ankle Monday night.