Wizards Can't Control Magic in 122-92 Rout
Ex-Warrior shames old team; Raptors stay hot on trip to Miami
By Jesse Andrews,  Newser User
Posted Mar 5, 2008 11:13 PM CST
Washington Wizards' head coach Eddie Jordan covers his face in the final minutes of NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic, Wednesday, March 5, 2008 in Washington. Wizards lost 122-92. (AP Photo/Pablo...   (Associated Press)
camera-icon View 9 more images

(Newser) – Orlando matched its win total from last season with 40 in drubbing injury-ridden Washington, the second-place team in the Southeast Division despite a losing record. Dwight Howard had a ho-hum 20 points and 11 boards in a contest that wasn't close from the beginning. Also in the Southeast:

  • Former Warrior Jason Richardson gouged his old team for 42 points in a 118-109 upset for the Bobcats.
  • The Raptors picked up where they left off in Miami, cruising to a 108-83 blowout against the Heat after beating them by 32 in their previous encounter there.