NBA wrap: Heat outdone by Magic

Miami Heat continued to struggle away from home on Friday, when they were beaten 112-109 by Orlando Magic.

Inspired by Hassan Whiteside's 13-point, 16-rebounddouble-double, Heat raced out of the blocks and opened up a lead of nine points at the end of the first quarter.

Orlando, though, systematically came back into the game during the remainder of the match and sealed the victory late in the final quarter.

Evan Fournier was particularly impressive on the night, scoring 28 points, dragging down seven rebounds and assisting on seven occasions.

The Charlotte Hornets cruised past the Brooklyn Nets thanks to Kemba Walker's 22 points, four rebounds and four assists.

Robert Covington contributed a double-double, which consisted of 30 point and 11 rebounds, but it was still not enough to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a victory, as the New York Knicks claimed a 109-102 win in Philly.

The Boston Celtics proved far too strong for the Milwaukee Bucks, winning 124-109, while the Detroit Pistons beat the Washington Wizards 112-99.

The Toronto Raptors beat the Indiana Pacers 111-98, while the Dallas Mavericks cruised past the Memphis Grizzlies, winning 103-93.

D'Angelo Russell scored 32 points but it wasn't quite enough to lead the LA Lakers to a victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.

The Pelicans had raced to a 20-point lead going into the final quarter, and even though the Lakers came back strongly, they were unable to avoid going down 110-102.

Meanwhile, the Denver Nuggets battled past the San Antonio Spurs 102-98 and the LA Clippers beat the Utah Jazz 102-99.