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Magic's Late Rally Falls Short As The Celtics Win 102-98

The Orlando Magic fell to the Boston Celtics 102-98 after a late fourth quarter rally falls short on Wednesday night.

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Magic Vs. Boston Final Score: Orlando Can't Do Enough, Go Down 102-98

The Orlando Magic trailed the Boston Celtics by just four points, but rallied late in the fourth quarter only to have it fall short. The Magic struggled to contain Paul Pierce, who finished up the night with 29 points with 14 assists. Avery Bradley also added 23 points while former Magic forward Brandon Bass picked up 21 points.

For Orlando, former Celtic Glen Davis led the way scoring with 27 points and 7 rebounds while Jameer Nelson nearly had a double-double with 21 points and 9 assists. Orlando nearly doubled up the Celtics in rebounding even without Dwight Howard, but shot just 25 percent from the three-point line.

We'll have plenty more on this game throughout the day on SB Nation Tampa Bay, so keep it locked to this StoryStream for all of the latest news and updates as they break. For more on this game and all things Orlando Magic basketball, please head over to Orlando Pinstriped Post. For a view from the other bench, there's always Celticsblog, SB Nation's Boston Celtics blog. And as always, check out the SB Nation NBA basketball hub page for more on this and every NBA game.

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Magic Vs. Celtics Score Update: Boston Leads 55-51

The Orlando Magic always have a tough matchup with the Boston Celtics with Dwight Howard, but without him on Wednesday night the Magic were able to keep it close. At halftime, the Celtics hold a 55-51 lead and a big part of that has been the play of Paul Pierce. Pierce has picked up 13 points and 11 assists in just 17 minutes of play.

For Orlando, Glenn Davis is leading the Magic in scoring with 16 points in the first half against his former team. Jameer Nelson has also picked up 13 points with 5 assists as the Magic try to keep the pace without their dominating big man. Even without Howard, the Magic have out rebounded the Celtics 19-15.

We'll have plenty more on this game throughout the day on SB Nation Tampa Bay, so keep it locked to this StoryStream for all of the latest news and updates as they break. For more on this game and all things Orlando Magic basketball, please head over to Orlando Pinstriped Post. For a view from the other bench, there's always Celticsblog, SB Nation's Boston Celtics blog. And as always, check out the SB Nation NBA basketball hub page for more on this and every NBA game.

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Celtics Vs. Magic: Can Orlando Beat Boston Without Dwight Howard?

The Orlando Magic will face the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night, likely without center Dwight Howard.

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