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2009-06-25 20:29:18

The New Jersey Nets traded high-scoring guard Vince Carter to the Orlando Magic Thursday in a five-player trade on draft day. Orlando also acquired forward Ryan Anderson, while sending guards Courtney Lee and Rafer Alston and forward Tony Battie to the Nets. The deal allows New Jersey to clear nearly $18 million in salary cap space for the 2010-11 season. Carter, 32, an Orlando resident, goes back to his home state. Vince gives us a veteran, go-to scoring presence, especially at the end of...

2009-05-08 21:31:21

Rashard Lewis scored 28 points Friday and the Orlando Magic pulled away down the stretch to defeat Boston 117-96 and take the lead in their playoff series. The Magic shot 59 percent and grabbed a 2-1 advantage in the best-of-seven series. A win at home by Orlando Sunday would push the defending NBA champions to the brink of elimination. Hedo Turkoglu added 24 points for Orlando and Dwight Howard, despite battling foul trouble, had 17 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks. Turkoglu and Howard...

2009-04-29 15:29:18

Orlando guard Courtney Lee will miss Thursday's playoff game against Philadelphia because of a fractured sinus cavity. The injury was caused by teammate Dwight Howard during the first quarter of Game 5, Tuesday's 91-78 victory, when he took an elbow to the head during a rebound from teammate Dwight Howard. Lee stayed on the court, lying on the baseline for two possessions, and was then helped to the locker room. The sinus fracture was diagnosed Wednesday by a specialist to determine the...

2009-04-19 20:00:07

Andre Iguodala's jump shot with 2.2 seconds to play capped a fourth-quarter comeback for Philadelphia Sunday on the way to a 100-98 playoff win over Orlando. The Sixers came from 18 points behind in the second half to take a 1-0 lead in their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. Philadelphia outscored the Magic 35-19 in the fourth quarter. Iguodala totaled 20 points and Lou Williams had 18. Orlando's Dwight Howard led all scorers with 31 points. Courtney Lee added 18 for the Magic. Game 2...

2009-04-13 22:05:16

Richard Jefferson scored 24 points Monday to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 98-80 victory over the Orlando Magic. Ramon Sessions added 19 points and eight rebounds and Joe Alexander scored 18 for the Bucks. Courtney Lee scored 17 points for the Magic, who have lost three straight games for the first time this season. Tony Battie added 13 points for Orlando, which will enter the playoffs as the third seed in the Eastern Conference. The Magic played without forward Hedo Turkoglu and center...

2009-03-23 22:18:23

Dwight Howard had 29 points and 14 rebounds Monday when the Orlando Magic overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the New York Knicks 106-102. Courtney Lee added 22 points for the Magic, who have won three in a row and six of their last seven games. Hedo Turkoglu scored 12 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter. Orlando leads the NBA Southeast Division, but trails Cleveland by five games for the best record in the Eastern Conference. The Magic, a game behind Boston for second in...

2009-03-17 21:11:33

LeBron James had 43 points, 12 rebounds, eight assists and four steals Tuesday for the Cleveland Cavaliers, who beat the Orlando Magic 97-93. Mo Williams added 21 points and Anderson Varejao 12 in the victory, while Zydrunas Ilgauskas contributed 12 rebounds. Cleveland has now won 10 of its last 11 games and improved its home record this season to 30-1. Rafer Alston scored 23 points and Courtney Lee 19 for Orlando. Dwight Howard added 13 points and 15 rebounds. James scored the game's last...

2009-03-11 20:52:05

Tony Battie led six Orlando players in double figures Wednesday and the Magic clinched a playoff berth by overwhelming Chicago 107-79, The Magic outscored the Bulls by 20 points in the third period, and followed Boston and Cleveland into the NBA's playoff bracket. Orlando leads second-place Atlanta by 10 1/2 games in the Southeast Division. Dwight Howard added 15 points for Orlando, Courtney Lee had 14, and both Marcin Gortat and J.J. Redick had 13. Gortat contributed 15 rebounds. Chicago,...

2009-02-28 21:09:08

Courtney Lee scored 13 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter Saturday night to help the Orlando Magic overcome a 10-point deficit and top Philadelphia 106-100. Rashard Lewis and Hedo Turkoglu each scored 23 points for the Magic but Dwight Howard was held to 12 points and eight rebounds before fouling out late in the game. It was the Magic's fourth win in their last six games. Andre Miller led the 76ers with 23 points, eight rebounds and seven assists. Andre Iguodala added 22 points, Willie...

2009-02-25 22:07:52

Dwight Howard recorded his 46th double-double of the season Wednesday and Orlando held off a late charge to defeat New York 114-109. Orlando held a 10-point lead with less than 3 minutes remaining, but the Knicks closed within two with 17 seconds to go. Rashard Lewis gave Orlando a four-point advantage and clinched the victory by making two free throws. Howard scored 24 points and had 21 rebounds while Hedo Turkoglu poured in 33 for the Magic, winners of three out of four. Lewis contributed...


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  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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