Orlando quickly jumped out to an 11-point first quarter lead and pushed that lead to as many as 23 before holding off the Nuggets for a 13-point victory.
On several occasions, the Nuggets threatened to get back in the game, but the Magic had answer for every Nugget run.
Glen Davis led the way with 29 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks while veteran J.J. Redick 21 points, six assists and four rebounds off of the bench. E'Twaun Moore had 13 points, five rebounds and three assists in his Magic debut. The entire Magic bench played well, totaling 45 points.
Orlando shot 48.8% from the field and turned the ball over just 11 times.
It was a different story for Denver, who fell to 0-2 on the season. The Nuggets shot just 38.1% from the field and turned the ball over 14 points. Danilo Gallinari led the Nuggets with 23 points and eight rebounds.
Orlando jumped out to a 11-point lead after the first quarter and nearly doubled it before going into the locker room. Glen Davis has been dominant, collecting 15 points, six rebounds and two blocks. Davis is 7 of 12 from the floor and has made 1 of 2 free throws. J.J. Redick came off the bench to provide 15 points on 5 of 7 shooting, four assists and two rebounds. Redick is 4 of 5 from the line and has one 3-pointer.
The Nuggets, who opened the season with a 84-75 loss at Philadelphia Wednesday, shot just 36.4 percent in the first half. Danilo Gallinari totaled eight points, five rebounds and four assists, while Andre Miller scored nine points and picked up a rebound and two assists.
The Magic shot 57.1 percent in the first half and connected on 3 of 4 3-point attempts. Orlando out rebounded Denver, 24-17.