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Pistons Take 3-1 Lead on Magic

Hamilton scores 32 and Price adds 17

(Newser) - Richard Hamilton scored 32 points and Hedo Turkoglu missed a layup with time running out as the Detroit Pistons beat the Orlando Magic 90-89 tonight to take a 3-1 lead in their Eastern Conference series. Tayshaun Prince scored 17 for Detroit, including an 11-foot runner for the go-ahead basket with... More »

Pistons Rout Magic in Game 1 of 2nd Round

Billups scores 19 as Detroit pulls away in second half

(Newser) - Hedo Turkoglu's uncontested dunk early in the second half gave the Orlando Magic their first lead. Less than a minute later, the Detroit Pistons took over. Chauncey Billups had 19 points, seven assists and played a key role in the decisive run of the game, leading Detroit to a 91-72... More »

Magic Outmuscles Raptors

Lewis, Howard lead Orlando past Toronto for 3-1 series lead

(Newser) - Rashard Lewis had 27 points and 13 rebounds, Dwight Howard added 19 points and 16 boards, and the Orlando Magic beat the Toronto Raptors 106-94 today to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series. Jameer Nelson scored 12 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter, while Hedo... More »

Raptors Roll Past Magic 108-94

Toronto holds serve, cuts Orlando's series lead to 2-1

(Newser) - T.J. Ford scored 21 points, Jose Calderon had 18 points and 13 assists, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Orlando Magic 108-94 on Thursday night in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series. Dwight Howard had 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Magic, who lead the best-of-seven series... More »

Magic Reach 50-Win Mark

104-84 win over Bulls may reverse stretch of poor play

(Newser) - Hedo Turkoglu scored 24 points, and the Orlando Magic beat the Chicago Bulls 104-84 to reach the 50-win mark for the first time in 12 years on Sunday night. Dwight Howard added 19 points even though he sat out the fourth quarter, and Rashard Lewis added 18. Orlando got a... More »

Gomes' Late Free Throws Lift Timberwolves

Final-second three-pointer is off the mark as Orlando falls

(Newser) - Ryan Gomes made a pair of free throws with 2.9 seconds remaining to give the Minnesota Timberwolves a 102-101 victory over the playoff-bound Orlando on Friday. Randy Foye had a game-high 25 points and Rashad McCants added 19 to lead the Timberwolves, who snapped a six-game losing streak. The... More »

Magic Lock Up Third Seed, Beat Cavaliers

King James held to only 17 points as Orlando wins 101-86

(Newser) - Hedo Turkoglu scored 23 points, Rashard Lewis added 21 and the Orlando Magic locked up the Eastern Conference's No. 3 playoff seed with a 101-86 win today over the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Magic, who have sat behind Boston and Detroit in the standings for much of the season, won despite... More »

Another Painful Game, Another Spurs Win

Ginobili has 28 as San Antonio pulls away late in Orlando, 107-97

(Newser) - Magic starters Hedo Turkoglu and Jameer Nelson both sustained first-half injuries that sent them to the bench, and they did not return against the Spurs, who surged in the fourth quarter to win 107-97, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Dwight Howard statistically outperformed the veteran Tim Duncan in an enthralling battle,... More »

Superman Outduels the King

Sidekicks are the difference in 104-90 win for the Magic

(Newser) - The Magic solidified its hold on the third playoff seed in the East, topping the fourth-seeded Cavaliers 104-90, reports the Orlando Sentinel, to stretch their margin to 6 1/2 games in the standings. LeBron James led all scorers with 30 points, but Dwight Howard had 23 and 13 rebounds—and... More »

Magic Trip Up Pacers, Clinch Playoff Berth

Miller leads 76ers past Spurs; Wizards get OT win over Clippers

(Newser) - Orlando clinched a postseason spot with a 122-111 victory over Indiana, despite 22 turnovers that led to 25 Pacers points. Hedo Turkoglu shot 13-for-23 for a game-high 27 points, with Rashard Lewis adding 22 and Mo Evans pitching in 19. The Magic now have their sights on keeping their 3-seed,... More »

Orlando Lights Up Atlanta's 'D'

Magic virtually unstoppable in first half against porous Hawks

(Newser) - Orlando set a franchise record with 74 first-half points on 61% shooting in a 123-112 beating of Atlanta, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Dwight Howard took a pre-game talk with coach Stan Van Gundy to heart, as he posted 26 points and 16 rebounds, while teammate Hedo Turkoglu had his second-ever... More »

Redd's Buzzer- Beater Stuns Cavs 105-102

Magic handle Nets in Jersey; Heat notch 2nd win in 28 games

(Newser) - LeBron James had a customarily monster 35-point game—but Milwaukee's Mo Williams topped him with 37, setting up a wild finish for sharpshooting lefty Michael Redd, who in a tie game had five seconds to race upcourt and launch the game-winning three-pointer. The Bucks were also aided by a 27-14... More »

Howard, Magic's Defense Slam Door on Sixers

Orlando holds Philadelphia to 38% shooting in rout

(Newser) - Dwight Howard had 24 points, 18 rebounds and three blocks tonight, but it was the Orlando Magic defense that was really super in a 115-99 win over the Philadelphia 76ers, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Orlando held Philly to 38 percent shooting and only 66 points heading into the fourth period.... More »

Mavs Win Battle of Howards

Dallas prevails over Orlando as Dwight, Josh match stats

(Newser) - Both Josh Howard and Dwight Howard (no relation) had 28 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 assists, but Dallas's bench outscored Orlando's 46-16 to deliver a 107-98 win. Thus ended a two-game skid for Dallas, which rebounded nicely from a 90-67 demolition in Detroit. Magic forward Hedo Turkoglu had a triple-double... More »

Turkoglu Lifts Magic in Nail Biter

Nets douse hapless Heat, Timberwolves maul Clippers

(Newser) - Hedo Turkoglu made the difference last night, as his 23 points and crucial last second free throws led Orlando past Philly 108-106, the AP reports. With the lead see-sawing all game, the Magic pulled ahead decisively with a minute and a half left in regulation to take their third straight,... More »

Hedo Hits the Winner as Magic Beats Boston

Phoenix puts clamps on Chicago while King James outscores Kobe

(Newser) - Orlando won a clash of division leaders today, 96-93 over Boston, on a buzzer-beating three-pointer by Hedo Turkoglu. The Magic managed to blow a 16-point lead in the fourth quarter but went back ahead on two buckets by Rashard Lewis. With injured Celtic Kevin Garnett sitting out, Dwight Howard was... More »

Magic Holds on This Time, Beats Trail Blazers

Turkoglu scores 20 points as Orlando survives big comeback

(Newser) - Hedo Turkoglu scored 20 points, including nine in the fourth period as the Orlando Magic held on the beat the Portland Trail Blazers 101-94 Saturday, reports the Orlando Sentinel. The Magic lost most of a 21-point lead in the second period, but the young Blazers couldn't get closer than four... More »

With Bell Back, Suns Slip Past Magic, 110-106

Phoenix's bench is just three men deep in much-needed win

(Newser) - The Phoenix Suns ended a two-game skid with last night's 110-106 victory over the better team from Florida, in part thanks to the return of Raja Bell. Bell drained four threes and ended with 20 points to help keep Phoenix on top despite Dwight Howard's boggling 30 points and 23... More »

With Former Spur, Kings Humble San Antonio 112-99

Magic defeat 'Blazers, Rockets eclipse Clips

(Newser) - Beno Udrih's career-best 8-of-12 shooting for 27 points helped his current Kings take down the defending champion Spurs, who let him go only weeks before. Tony Parker, Udrih's counterpart and former mentor, had 12 points and seven assists in Sacramento's 112-99 triumph over San Antonio, reports the Express News. In... More »

That Other Perfect Boston Team Falls

Despite wild rally and 53 percent shooting, Celtics lose to Magic

(Newser) - In a battle of Eastern Conference heavyweights, the Magic dealt the Celtics their first loss of the season, 104-102. Boston had rallied from a 20-point third-quarter deficit to take a slim lead in the fourth, but late miscues and clutch shooting from Hedo Turkoglu and Rashard Lewis sealed the deal... More »

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