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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...
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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