Davis, Warriors Work Magic on Orlando

Richardson leads red-hot Bobcats, Hawks take 2 from Heat
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser User
Posted Mar 9, 2008 5:51 AM CDT
Golden State Warriors guard Baron Davis, left, is fouled by Orlando Magic forward Hedo Turkoglu, of Turkey, while driving to the basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla.,...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Baron Davis scored 33 points and Stephen Jackson scored 14 points during a third-quarter run to lift the Golden State Warriors to a 104-95 win over the Orlando Magic last night, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Dwight Howard had 26 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks for the Magic. Orlando had been 24-2 when Howard got at least three blocks. In other NBA action:

  • Jason Richardson scored 34 points to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a fifth straight win for the first time in franchise history with a 100-97 victory over the Washington Wizards.
  • The Atlanta Hawks got two bigs wins from the Miami Heat as they won 114-111 in the continuation of a protested game and 97-94 in the regularly scheduled game.