January 13, 2009

NBA: Orlando 139, Sacramento 107

Dwight Howard highlighted an offensive outburst with 25 points Tuesday, pacing Orlando to a 139-107 blasting of Sacramento.

Orlando won its fifth straight, as well as its 14th out of 16, and improved the league's best road record to 15-5.

The Magic hit 60 percent of their shots from the field and produced 75 first-half points in running away from the Kings, who put up only a token fight after picking up a rare win on Sunday against Dallas.

Sacramento has only nine victories this season, one of four teams in the NBA that have yet to reach 10 for the year.

Jameer Nelson added 23 points for Orlando, Rashard Lewis had 19 and Hedo Turkoglu 17.

Kevin Martin led Sacramento with 30 points. It was only the second win for Orlando in its last 14 trips to Sacramento.