Howard Has Another 20-20 Game as Magic Beat Raptors
Orlando holds on for 104-103 victory
By Doug Sweeney,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 22, 2008 11:47 PM CDT
Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard (12) dunks the ball past Toronto Raptors guard T.J. Ford, left, and forward Chris Bosh (4) during the first half of Game 2.   (AP Photo/John Raoux)
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(Newser) – Dwight Howard had 29 points and 20 rebounds, his second straight 20-20 game, and the Orlando Magic beat the Toronto Raptors 104-103 on Tuesday night for a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. Chris Bosh had 29 points and 10 rebounds for Toronto, but missed a 19-footer with 1.9 seconds left that could have won the game.

Jason Kapono scored 20 points, Jose Calderon had 18 and Carlos Delfino added 16 for the Raptors. Jameer Nelson and Rashard Lewis each scored 18 for Orlando. Hedo Turkoglu made the go-ahead layup and finished with 12 points and nine rebounds. Toronto, which trailed most of the game, took a 101-100 lead with 1:04 left on three consecutive 3-pointers.