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2012 NBA Playoffs, Magic Vs. Pacers Final Score: Orlando On The Brink After Devastating 101-99 OT Loss

At the beginning of the fourth quarter, it appeared as though the Orlando Magic had no chance to win a pivotal Game 4 against their first round opponent, the Indiana Pacers. With Orlando trailing by a score of 80-63 with 8:47 to go in the final stanza, it seemed as though the Magic were going down without a fight.

However, the team refused to give up, battled back and brought the game even at 89 on the back of a clutch three-pointer by J.J. Redick with only 28 seconds left in the quarter to send the game to overtime. Even after Indiana pulled ahead by six in the overtime period, the Magic kept battling and tied the game once again. Unfortunately, the game and potentially the season was lost on the final two plays of the game.

With 2.2 seconds remaining, Jameer Nelson committed a personal foul on George Hill and sent the Pacers' guard to line, where he sank both of his free throw attempts. The most devastating moment came on the final play, when the magic struggled to in-bound the ball and then Glen Davis missed a last second shot at the buzzer to cement the final score at 101-99 in favor of the Pacers.

Indiana now holds a commanding 3-1 series lead.

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