Bobcats Vs. Magic: Orlando Wins Fifth Straight Game Behind Dwight Howard Double-Double

With persistent trade rumors surrounding Dwight Howard, the Magic and their All-Star center extended their win streak to five games with another monster double-double.

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Bobcats Vs. Magic Final Score: Orlando Wins Fifth Straight, Beating Charlotte 96-89

The Orlando Magic pulled away from Charlotte Bobcats in the fourth quarter on Tuesday night, winning their fifth straight game 96-89. Dwight Howard led the Magic with another monstrous double-double, pouring in 25 points and grabbing 17 rebounds. Howard has been the center of continuous and rampant trade rumors, but his play, and thus Orlando's, has not suffered from the outside distractions.

In the backcourt, Orlando got solid contributions from Jameer Nelson and Von Wafer was big off the bench. Nelson finished with 17 points, getting into the lane and to the line to hit six of seven free throws. The former FSU Seminole Wafer added a season-high 13 points.

Orlando now hosts the San Antonio Spurs, who will be coming to town on the second night of a back-to-back after being blitzed by Miami in the second half on Tuesday night.

For more on the Orlando Magic, visit SB Nation's Magic blog Orlando Pinstriped Post. For more on the Charlotte Bobcats, visit SB Nation's Bobcats blog Rufus On Fire.

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Bobcats Vs. Magic Game Preview: Dwight Howard Looks To Rebound From 8 Point Performance

The Orlando Magic are looking to build on their four-game winning streak by taking on the reeling Charlotte Bobcats back at home in the Amway Arena.

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