Latest 2008–09 Orlando Magic season Stories
Paul Pierce scored 17 of his 24 points in the third quarter Monday, sparking the Boston Celtics to a 107-88 win over the Orlando Magic. Ray Allen added 21 points, Rajon Rondo 16 points and 12 assists, and Kevin Garnett 15 points and nine rebounds for the defending NBA champions, who have won nine straight games and are 17-2 this season.
Dwight Howard had 24 points, 13 rebounds and six blocked shots Monday to lead the Orlando Magic to a 108-101 win over Milwaukee. Rashard Lewis and Hedo Turkoglu each had 22 points for the Magic, who have won six of their last seven games. Richard Jefferson scored 25 points for the Bucks, who have lost four of their last six games.
Yao Ming's 22 points with 13 rebounds Saturday led the Houston Rockets to a 100-95 victory against the Orlando Magic. Houston led 25-17 after the first quarter, but two key three-pointers from Rashard Lewis helped Orlando carry a 53-51 lead into halftime.
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