clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

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.

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