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Stars sit as Orlando holds off Pacers' late charge for 96-93 preseason victory

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INDIANAPOLIS — Tobias Harris scored 16 points, Nikola Vucevic had 12 and the Orlando Magic held on for a 96-93 preseason victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.

The Magic improved to 2-0 even while playing without Victor Oladipo and Channing Frye, who missed the game with knee injuries.

PHOTO: Orlando Magic guard Ben Gordon (7) puts up a shot defended by Indiana Pacers center Ian Mahinmi (28) and Pacers forward Solomon Hill in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Friday, October 10, 2014.  (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)
Orlando Magic guard Ben Gordon (7) puts up a shot defended by Indiana Pacers center Ian Mahinmi (28) and Pacers forward Solomon Hill in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Friday, October 10, 2014. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)

Six Pacers reached double figures, including Donald Sloan with 16 and Roy Hibbert with 13 points in 15 minutes.

Indiana (1-1) led 27-18 lead after one, but Orlando rallied to take a 47-46 halftime edge. The Magic extended the lead to 78-71 with 8:15 left in the fourth. Indiana cut the deficit to 84-83 but couldn't retake the lead.

David West and Paul George (broken leg) sat out for Indiana.

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