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.