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2009-08-06 20:07:14

Orlando Magic forward Rashard Lewis has drawn a 10-game suspension for a positive drug test, the NBA said. The 6-foot-10 inch Lewis said in a statement Thursday he unwittingly took an over-the-counter supplement late last season. The test revealed an elevated level of testosterone, a substance banned by the NBA. First and foremost, I take full responsibility for the situation and accept the corresponding penalty, Lewis said in a statement released by the team. I apologize to Magic fans, my...

2009-05-30 22:37:45

Dwight Howard had 40 points and 14 rebounds Saturday to lead the Orlando Magic to a 103-90 win over Cleveland and the Eastern Conference title. The Magic will visit the Los Angeles Lakers Thursday for the opening game of the NBA Finals. Rashard Lewis added 18 points for Orlando, which reached the NBA Finals for only the second time. Houston swept Orlando in 1995. LeBron James scored 25 points for the Cavaliers, who held off elimination with a 112-102 win Thursday. The Magic hit 12-of-29 from...

2009-05-26 23:31:24

The Orlando Magic pushed the Cleveland Cavaliers to the brink of elimination in the Eastern Conference finals Tuesday with a 116-114 overtime win. Dwight Howard scored 27 points and Rafer Alston 26 for the surprising Magic, who can nail down their second trip to the NBA Finals with a win in Game 5 Thursday in Cleveland. Mikael Pietrus and Rashard Lewis both added 17 for the Magic, who hit 17-of-38 3-point shots as a team. LeBron James scored 44 points for the Cavs and put the game into...

2009-05-25 00:25:30

Dwight Howard's 24 points and nine rebounds Sunday led Orlando's 99-89 win over Cleveland, giving the Magic a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference final. Orlando, still smarting from a buzzer-beating 3-pointer by LeBron James Friday, bolted to a 16-6 lead when Rashard Lewis sank a jumper with 6:07 left in the first quarter, but saw its lead dwindle to 42-41 by halftime. Howard sank seven free throws in the fourth to secure the victory before fouling out. Rafer Alston scored 18 with four...

2009-05-22 23:00:58

LeBron James made a potential season-saving, 3-point shot at the buzzer Friday that gave Cleveland an amazing 96-95 playoff victory over Orlando. The Cavaliers managed to even the Eastern Conference finals at a game each, just as it appeared they would lose their second straight playoff game after winning their first eight. Cleveland opened a 23-point lead in the first half and seemingly was on its way to an easy victory. Orlando, however, cut its deficit to a dozen by intermission, dominated...

2009-05-20 22:53:33

A 3-point shot by Rashard Lewis with 14.7 seconds left Wednesday allowed Orlando to overcome an amazing game by LeBron James and defeat Cleveland 107-106. James made 20-of-30 shots from the field, played 40 minutes and scored a career playoff high 49 points. Nevertheless, the Cavaliers lost in the playoffs for the first time this season in the opening game of the Eastern Conference finals and now face a tough battle against a team that rallied from a 15-point deficit at intermission. Mo...

2009-05-17 22:07:41

Hedo Turkoglu scored 10 of his 25 points in a fourth-quarter surge Sunday that carried Orlando over Boston 101-82 and into the Eastern Conference finals. The Magic hit 13 of 21 3-point shots en route to eliminating the defending NBA champions. Orlando outscored the Celtics 35-21 in the final quarter. Turkoglu also contributed 12 assists. Rashard Lewis scored 19 points, Mickael Pietrus had 17, Rafer Alston 15 and Dwight Howard had 12 points and 16 assists for Orlando, which takes on the...

2009-05-14 21:15:30

Dwight Howard gave Orlando the lead with 3:50 to play Thursday and the Magic scored the final eight points to down Boston 83-75 and stay alive in the playoffs. Orlando tied the Eastern Conference semifinals at 3-3 and forced a deciding seventh game, which will be played in Boston on Sunday. The winner of that one will take on Cleveland in the conference finals. Rajon Rondo made a jump shot for Boston with 3:50 remaining to forge a 75-75 tie and the defending champion Celtics did not score...

2009-05-10 23:02:17

Glen Davis hit a jumper at the buzzer Sunday to lift the Boston Celtics to a 95-94 win over Orlando and even their Eastern Conference semifinals series. The two teams will meet Tuesday for Game 5 in Boston. Davis, who scored 21 points and had six rebounds, kept the Celtics from falling into a deep hole when he drained the game-winner from inside the 3-point line on the left wing. I work on that shot every day, Davis said after the game. It's just hard work. Paul Pierce led the Celtics with 27...

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...


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