A rough week for the former No. 1 opens the path to the early season throne.
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Domantas Sabonis had 21 points, 16 rebounds and seven assists to lift the Indiana Pacers to a 109-102 win over the Orlando Magic on Sunday.
Nikola Vucevic had 23 points and 16 rebounds and Jonathan Isaac added 22 points and eight rebounds as the Orlando Magic snapped a four-game losing streak with a 118-86 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night.
Luka Doncic scored 27 points and Dallas drew two charges on Aaron Gordon in the final minute, helping the Mavericks hang on for a 107-106 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 17 of his 24 points in the second half to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder over the Orlando Magic 102-94 on Tuesday night.
Philly remains the NBA's lone unbeaten, the L.A. teams are heating up and Houston ... well, Houston had a weird week. Let's discuss.
Markelle Fultz, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 draft, got his first start for the Magic in Saturday's game against the Nuggets, posting nine points and two assists in 25 minutes in a 91-87 home loss.
Jamal Murray scored 22 points, Nikola Jokic had had 20 points and seven rebounds and both made big late plays to help the Denver Nuggets beat the Orlando Magic 91-87 on Saturday night.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 29 points and 14 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks pounded the Orlando Magic 123-91 on Friday night.