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Dwight Howards Leads Orlando To 114-98 Win Over Bucks

Orlando defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 114-98 Saturday night at the Amway Center. The Magic received a monster performance from Dwight Howard, who tallied 28 points and 14 rebounds as Orlando defeated the Bucks for the fourth time this season.

This game was close throughout before the Magic pulled away in the fourth quarter. Orlando outscored the Bucks 29-18 in the final frame, going 11-18 from the field. Howard was dominant throughout, and received support from his teammates as six Magic players scored in double figures. Jason Richardson added 18 points, while Hedo Turkoglu and Ryan Anderson both contributed 16. The Magic were on fire from long range, converting on 14 of their 27 three-point attempts.

Brandon Jennings led the Bucks with 27 points while Ersan Ilyasova chipped in with 18. Milwaukee (14-23) has now lost their last three games.

Orlando (24-14) travels to Toronto on Monday evening for a game against the Raptors at the Air Canada Centre.

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