Orlando 92, Toronto 88

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, March 5, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Officials - #27 Dick Bavetta, #35 Kane Fitzgerald, #50 Olandis Poole
Attendance - 15392

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Orlando 23 20 25 24 92
Toronto 20 18 25 25 88

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Orlando 25-14 13-7 12-7 W2
Toronto 12-26 6-13 6-13 L1

Recap


MAGIC 92, RAPTORS 88: Dwight Howard dominated with 36 points and 13 rebounds for visiting Orlando.

Ryan Anderson added 19 points and 13 rebounds as the Magic won for the ninth time in 12 games.

DeMar DeRozan scored 23 points for the Raptors, who have lost 10 of 14 contests.

Howard hit 16 of 20 field goal attempts, but was only 4 of 14 from the line.

J.J. Redick scored five of his 13 points in the final 10 seconds to help Orlando hold on.

The Magic led 87-78 after Jason Richardson’s dunk with 2:58 left before Toronto scored seven straight points and cut its deficit to two points on two free throws by Jerryd Bayless.

Redick responded with a 3-pointer with 9.7 seconds left and Toronto’s Jose Calderon drained a 3-pointer with 6.3 seconds remaining to again make it a two-point game. Redick added two free throws with 5.1 seconds left to seal it.

Bayless scored 15 points, James Johnson tallied 13 and Aaron Gray had 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Raptors.

Jameer Nelson scored 11 points for the Magic.

Orlando had a 74-67 lead with nine minutes left to play after Anderson scored six straight points on a 3-pointer and a three-point play.

Howard had 16 first-half points as Orlando took a 43-38 lead.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Howard is averaging 32.3 points over the last three games. … DeRozan has scored 20 or more points in six of the last eight games. … Orlando’s Hedo Turkoglu was held scoreless but had nine assists. … The double-double was the second of the season for Gray.

Top Game Performances

Orlando   Toronto
Dwight Howard 36 Scoring DeMar DeRozan 23
Hedo Turkoglu 9 Assists Jose Calderon 7
Ryan Anderson 13 Rebounds Aaron Gray 11
Ryan Anderson 4 Free Throws Made Jerryd Bayless 5
Dwight Howard 1 Steals Jose Calderon 2
Dwight Howard 2 Blocks Ed Davis 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Orlando 92 44.3 9-28 13-28 25 43 3 3 12
Toronto 88 40.5 8-20 16-20 22 42 3 8 13

Upcoming Games

  • Toronto will play their next game at home against Houston. The Raptors have a W/L % of .167 after a win and .385 after a loss.
  • Orlando will play their next game on the road against Charlotte . The Magic have a W/L % of .560 after a win and .786 after a loss.
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