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Hayward hits winner, Hornets sting Magic

/ 08:37 PM January 25, 2021
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FILE – Gordon Hayward #20 of the Charlotte Hornets looks on during a game against the Toronto Raptors at Amalie Arena on January 16, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

Gordon Hayward scored a tiebreaking basket on a drive into the lane with 0.7 seconds left to give Charlotte a 107-104 win over host Orlando that snapped a season-worst four-game losing streak.

Hayward finished with 39 points, 13 of them in the fourth quarter, to lead Charlotte.

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His drive came after Terrence Ross hit a 3-pointer with 8.7 seconds left for Orlando to tie the game at 104-104, capping an 11-2 run.

Nikola Vucevic poured in 22 points and Evan Fournier had 21 for the Magic.

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