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Magic take down Suns 98-90

After losing the lead they built in the first half midway through the third quarter, the Orlando Magic battled back, outscoring the Suns 37-23 from the 3:44 mark of the third quarter on en route to a 98-90 victory. The Magic finished their west coast road trip with a record of 3-2 and improved their overall record to 8-12. The Suns lost for the seventh straight time and are now just 8-15.

The Magic wound up shooting 51.9% (40-of-77) from the field to the Suns' 46.2% (36-of-78) and dominated the glass, outrebounding the Suns 44-29. '/

J.J. Redick had just three points in the second half, but still led all scorers with 20 points. He also dished out a game-high nine assists. Reserve point guard E'Twaun Moore scored 10 points while rookie Andrew Nicholson had a career-high 18 points and nine rebounds, including a dagger of a jumper that pushed Orlando's lead to seven with just 1:50 to play.

Shannon Brown led the Suns with 17 points on six-of-16 shooting.

The Magic will return home to take on the Atlanta Hawks Wednesday.

For more on this game, visit Orlando Pinstriped Post, Bright Side of the Sun and SB Nation Arizona.

Photographs by cstreet.us, thelastminute, turtlemom nancy , fesek, kthypryn, justinwright, sue_elias, pointnshoot, and scrapstothefuture used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.