Latest 2008–09 Orlando Magic season Stories
Hedo Turkoglu scored 24 points Friday night and Rashard Lewis hit five 3-pointers, leading the Orlando Magic to a 92-80 victory over Charlotte. Lewis finished with 18 points and Dwight Howard contributed 13 points and 16 rebounds, helping the Magic to their second win in three games.
Dwight Howard had 30 points Sunday to lead the Orlando Magic to a 101-84 win over New Jersey. The Magic sprinted to a 14-point lead (32-18) after the first period Sunday and never looked back, maintaining a double-digit cushion for most of the contest until New Jersey closed to 88-79 on a 3-pointer by Jarvis Hayes with 5:00 left in the contest. Howard, who also pulled down 16 rebounds, sank a free throw to put the Magic out of danger. Mickael Pietrus scored 17 points, Hedo Turkoglu had 15...
Mike Dunleavy and Danny Granger combined to make four free throws in the final 13 seconds Friday night to preserve the Indiana Pacers' 107-102 win over Orlando. Orlando overcame a 12-point deficit late in the third period to tie the game with 8:20 to play.
Dwight Howard led a fourth-quarter assault Thursday night that broke open a close game and brought the Orlando Magic a 99-88 victory over Cleveland. In a matchup of two of the top three teams in the Eastern Conference, Orlando battled its way to a seven-point lead going into the final period.
Mickael Pietrus returned from a 12-game absence to score 27 points that helped the Orlando Magic post a 135-111 win over Indiana. Pietrus, who broke his wrist Dec. 29 against Detroit, hit 8-of-13 from the field and had 10 rebounds in nearly 30 minutes off the bench.
Hedo Turkoglu scored 21 points Friday and the Orlando Magic used a huge first quarter to defeat Atlanta for the second time in three days 121-87. By sweeping the home-and-home series, Orlando moved six games in front of Atlanta at the top of the Southeast Division. It was the Magic's 11th straight home victory, one shy of the franchise record set in 2006.
Rashard Lewis scored 11 of his 21 points in the first period Wednesday, fueling Orlando's 113-94 rout of Chicago. The 10-year NBA veteran sank the first of his three three-pointers with 9:56 left in the first, giving Orlando a 10-4 advantage, one it would hold until the final buzzer. His second trey
Jameer Nelson had 22 points, seven assists and five rebounds Monday to lead the Orlando Magic to a 113-81 win over Golden State. Nelson, named the Eastern Conference player of the week earlier Monday, made 9-of-9 field goals to help the Magic (22-6) equal their best 28-game start in franchise history.
Jameer Nelson led all scorers with 32 points -- 23 in the second half -- Monday night and the Orlando Magic beat Golden State 109-98. Rashard Lewis had 21 points, eight rebounds and five assists.
Dwight Howard's 21 points and 23 rebounds Friday keyed the Orlando Magic's 98-89 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Orlando never trailed after Tony Battie's 15-foot jumper made it 34-32 with 5:26 left in the second period.
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